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    Default Service dogs?

    I've been hearing about service dogs for years. A neighbor here has one, in fact. It sounds as if they could be really useful for some people with MS, but I have a question about walking the dog. Doesn't every dog need to be walked several times a day? Or else have an easily available yard?

    How would someone with MS, with limited or no walking ability, walk the dog? Years ago I saw a man with a power chair who walked a dog regularly in the park. He rode along in the chair while the dog stayed on a leash.

    Not so easy with a manual chair?

    This article is from Momentum Magazine:

    http://www.momentummagazineonline.com/the-buddy-system/
    i don't trip--I do random gravity checks.

    MS diagnosed 1980. Avonex 2002-2005. Copaxone 6/07 - 5/10.
    Member of this MS board since 2001.

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