10-year-old Katelynne and Lady, her 2-year-old rescued lab mix, are quite the team! They have been part of the MSSD program since August of 2012. Lady has just started her training but has already come a long way, helping Katelynne with her anxiety and nightmares.
Ultimately, Katelynne would like for Lady to help her feel more comfortable in public and to ease her social anxiety. When Katelynne’s anxiety reaches a certain level, Lady is training to alert her and to comfort Katelynne when she is having nightmares.
Like many of the MSSD teams, Katelynne would also like to help inform the public about the wonderful things service dogs are capable of and why they are so important to people just like her!