A black lab named Hilton keeps James Malone safe when he’s out. Blind his entire life, James says he’s always been able to take his service dog into restaurants. When James and his family walked with Hilton into Sun Sky Indian Restaurant in South Sacramento, he says the manager kicked them out.
Arvin said his PTSD leads to him abusing alcohol, so he registered for the VA Menlo Park’s 28-day Foundations of Recovery program. He was supposed to leave his San Andreas home Thursday, but the VA said his dog was not welcome.
It’s an easy law to break, and dog cheats do. By strapping a vest or backpack that says “service animal” to their pet, anyone can go in stores and restaurants where other dogs are banned, creating growing problems for the disabled community and business owners and leading to calls for better identifying the real deal.
A Davis teenager is using his love for animals to help people in need by breeding service dogs.
A 9-year-old boy with cerebral palsy was forced to give up his service animal. His family says the place they were moving to wouldn’t allow the dog, but the complex tells a different story.
A blind Oak Park man thanked police Thursday for a small act of service that left a big impression with him.
Rich Armstrong and his service dog were crossing a Modesto theater parking lot about a week ago when a pickup truck barreled toward them, hit them and tossed them both about 30 feet.
A woman who says her service dog saved her life is now trying to save his life.