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Teach your dog to use a doorbell

Teach your dog to use a doorbell

Ring the Bell: Did you know Little Angels Service Dogs teaches dogs to push buttons to assist their people by alerting others to medical emergencies or even to open doors or activate crosswalks? But your pet can learn to push a button to make potty-time communication...

Justine Fierman

Justine Fierman

Fierman is a Nurse Practitioner who specializes in Diabetes and Endocrinology and has more than 23 years of experience in treating patients with both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes.

Duke Goes to College

Duke Goes to College

Follow Duke, a service dog in training, as he spends spring semester 2022 at Plymouth State University with LASD’s Emily Geyselaers

All Dogs, All Day

All Dogs, All Day

We are excited to be a virtual presenter at The 9th Annual Epilepsy Awareness & Education Expo 2021. As an ADI accredited service dog organization, we regularly train dogs to alert and respond to seizures. Join the All Dogs, All Day channel to learn how a service dog can assist persons affected by seizures, see how the dogs are trained and end the day with a live Q&A.

Service Dogs and COVID-19

Service Dogs and COVID-19

COVID-19 And Service Dogs   On Wednesday, February 19, 2020 I was in Canada for a beautiful hike with my service dog, Mollie and a Canadian friend.  We are both retired engineers that had worked extensively in China.  Naturally our conversation turned to the...

The Sacrifice of a Trainer

The Sacrifice of a Trainer

Being a trainer for Little Angels Service Dogs is absolutely the best job I could ask for. Many people say it’s a "dream job,” while I agree with that, people only look at the fun side of what we do. They don't see the incredible sacrifices we make... There is no way...

Our Angel Dex

Our Angel Dex

Our daughter Natalie quickly lost her independence the day she was diagnosed with intractable epilepsy. She was 17. As the days passed and her seizure frequency increased, more and more of her independence was taken from her. Honestly, so was mine as this disability...

Going Home After Handler Training

Going Home After Handler Training

Mollie and I are a psychiatric service dog team. I will be adding to the LASD blog by talking about my various experiences of being a psychiatric service dog handler. In my last blog post, I discussed my experience of being on the placement wait list for a psychiatric...

Placement Wait List Experience

Placement Wait List Experience

Mollie and I are a psychiatric service dog team.  I will be adding to the LASD blog by talking about my various experiences of being a psychiatric service dog handler. Being a psychiatric service dog handler is hard, humorous, rewarding and life changing.  Did I say...