He knows Pandy is looking after him

Shaun’s mum Rose told us their story.

Before we got Pandy, our family outings were limited. It was a guaranteed certainty that Shaun would run off out on the road.

Within a couple of months of Shaun’s diagnosis, my husband and I considered getting an Assistance Dog for him. We knew an Assistance Dog would keep Shaun safe in public places. In 2012, Assistance Dog Pandy secured herself in to the very heart of our household.

Shaun understands now he needs to stay safe and stay by Pandy’s side. He knows Pandy is looking after him.

We found Pandy exceeded all our expectations. We knew an Assistance Dog would keep Shaun safe but Pandy completely broke Shaun’s bolting behaviour. We can now go out together as a family and Shaun is happy to stay by Pandy’s side. Pandy is very much part of the household and Shaun loves to talk about her in school.

 

 

 

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