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He's Fine, Dammit!

"Does your dog need water?""No. He's fine.""Are you sure? I don't mind.'"No. He's fine. He was fed and watered before we left home, and it is winter.  If he were thirsty, he would let me know, and I'd be asking you for water for him, but he's fi...
by Life with a Hearing Dog on Nov 30, 2013

Service Dogs, Human Rights and the AODA

I am on the AODA email list and just received this email.  I'm including it here, as it pertains to dog guides.  If you want to sign up for AODA emails,  write to : aodafeedback@gmail.com ____________________________________________...
by Life with a Hearing Dog on Apr 23, 2013

Open Letter to a Neanderthal

An open letter to the male who shoved my brother and told him he was not allowed to have a dog in the apartment building.  .Does it make you feel better to shove a 64 year old man with multiple disabilities? A man who is quiet and shy and sti...
by Life with a Hearing Dog on Aug 1, 2012

Just When You Think it is Safe to Get Back in the Water ...

Discrimination is an ugly word.  But then so is discrimination itself.  As a person with a severe hearing loss and a hearing ear dog to assist me for the past four plus years, the discrimination we face tends to get further apart, but then...
by Life with a Hearing Dog on Jun 30, 2011

Just When You Think it is Safe to Get Back in the Water ...

Discrimination is an ugly word.  But then so is discrimination itself.  As a person with a severe hearing loss and a hearing ear dog to assist me for the past four plus years, the discrimination we face tends to get further apart, but then...
by Life with a Hearing Dog on Jun 30, 2011

Airport Security

Bosley and I have been on a couple of different airlines recently. Both go out of their way to accommodate Bosley, which is a good thing. The airport security, however, is a mixed bag. I met a couple of security people who practically screeched wh...
by Life with a Hearing Dog on Mar 27, 2011

Airport Security

Bosley and I have been on a couple of different airlines recently. Both go out of their way to accommodate Bosley, which is a good thing. The airport security, however, is a mixed bag. I met a couple of security people who practically screeched wh...
by Life with a Hearing Dog on Mar 27, 2011

Accessibility and Discrimination

Have managed to be turned down by two different landlords/supers for two different apartments. One in Midland and one in Penetanguishene. Shame on you both. They are not allowed to discriminate against service dogs, but what can I do? I could figh...
by Life with a Hearing Dog on Apr 15, 2008


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