With Solar by Her Side
Posted on December 16 2015
Solar, a beautiful labradoodle, was trained to assists a young girl, Sadie, who has mitochondrial disorder as well as autism spectrum disorder. Solar's journey toward becoming a Service Dog began with a mother's hope. "It has been an incredible experience, far more than what was expected, far more rewarding and wonderful," Nicki states, when asked about obtaining a TLCAD Service Dog for her daughter Sadie, who has autism and cerebral palsy. The hope that her daughter would one day be able to walk independently, without her wheelchair or walker, was part of the driving force that led this determined mother to pursue a Leash-On-Life Service Dog.
Through customized Service Dog placement training, dedication and perseverance, Sadie now walks independently with the assistance of her Service Dog, Solar. Solar has transformed the life of Sadie and her family, by giving them the gift of independence
Watch her story here: https://youtu.be/OZL-RbR1Njw