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Service Dog FAQ: Public Interaction

Hi friends!! First of all, I'm so sorry this post has been delayed... BUT today I'm excited to share some basic guidelines and answer your questions about service dogs and public interaction! As always, if you want to know more or have other questions, feel free to leave a comment or contact me on any… Continue reading Service Dog FAQ: Public Interaction

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Get to know me · Malibu · Service Dog · Uncategorized

Service Dog FAQ: My Dog

As you probably know, for the last two and a half months I have been on a journey to train my dog Malibu as my service dog. Two weeks ago, she passed her public access test and she is now an official service dog! Throughout our time together so far, I have encountered a LOT… Continue reading Service Dog FAQ: My Dog

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Hide the Broken

I had major anxiety at Target the other day, for no reason other than that's what my mind likes to do. Panic. My service dog, Malibu, was alerting like crazy. People were obsessing over the "cute dog" in public. I was trying to find an empty aisle to get away from reality. (the tupperware aisle… Continue reading Hide the Broken

chronic illness · Get to know me · jesus · Malibu · Service Dog · Uncategorized

The Girl With The Dog 

I'm at work right now. I can hear my bosses footsteps down the hallway. He's with someone. He asks if anyone's working in the nursery yet. "The girl with the dog is here" I hold my breath. "Allyson. Her name is Allyson." Sigh of relief. I have major identity issues, stemming from the time I… Continue reading The Girl With The Dog 

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Malibu Miracles

By now I'm sure that you've met my dog, Malibu. She's a rescued St Bernard/Great Pyrenees who is in training to be my service dog for CRPS, Anxiety, Panic, and more. She's my best friend and I probably couldn't love her more if I tried. In the month that I've had Mali, she's attracted a… Continue reading Malibu Miracles

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Under the Table

As you may know, I recently got a service dog named Malibu. She's incredible, and amazing at what she does. One of her favorite tasks to preform is called "under" and it literally means laying underneath a table, whether that be at a restaurant or class or meeting. She loves to lay quietly out of… Continue reading Under the Table

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Malibu Monday

Hey friends! Been a little while, I know. Life got insane for a second... and it's about to get a whole lot more wild. My heart grew by 78 pounds yesterday! Meet my girl Malibu! Malibu (Mali for short) is a 4 year old Great Pyrenees mix- likely with St. Bernard. She's a big girl… Continue reading Malibu Monday