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Wednesday, October 26 2011, 10:13 PM CDT  MADISON (WMSN) -- Simple tasks - even around the house - can be nearly impossible for people with disabilities. One woman is aiming to make their lives easier, with help from some furry friends as part of a nationwide program.


Through the Canine Assistants Service Dog Program, Brooke Corl shared how she's being paired up with her favorite four-legged friends has helped her. Corl, who is nineteen years old, suffers from a genetic bone condition. Her mother says corl fractures very easily.


Corl says she hopes the service dog will help her do things independently


There's also a program in our area called the Custom Canine Service Dog Academy. Organizers raise and place service dogs for people in need free of charge.


For more details on that program, follow this link: http://www.customcanines.org/



 

Program helps connect the disabled with canines

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