East Coast Assistance Dogs (ECAD) is in the midst of Team Training! The service dogs have been matched up with people living with disabilities and the pairs are now bonding with each other and learning how to work with their new teammate.
The dogs are taught to retrieve items, open doors, activate light switches, pull wheelchairs, balance, brace, and perform many other highly specialized tasks to help people with disabilities gain independence and mobility.
Here’s Goldie, learning how to walk at speed with Vicky.
Donna’s working with Vandy on hold and drop commands.
Stay tuned for more updates and progress from ECAD ‘s Team Training!