"I would never have been able to predict the AMAZING effect that Ryder has had on all aspects of my life and certainly didn't expect us to form such a bond. We truly are the very, very, very best of friends and love each other unconditionally"
"There are so many more smiles and much more laughter in our home since 'Lego' joined us. 'M' is more relaxed in many situations and willing to try things because 'Lego' is by his side. The bond between them grows by the day and even though it is early days, 'M's confidence and self-esteem is gradually growing too".
Ewan's autism can sometimes cause him to be anxious, especially in public places. Chloe has even helped Ewan be much calmer when out in the community and gives him focus. Chloe is also his best friend, and he will often talk to her.
We couldn't ask for a greater addition to our family. Now "Sauce" is at home in Scotland he is working to the best of his abilities and training, Helping our Son Kearyn to handle anxiety inducing situations, sleeping in the same bed as him to counter his sleep issues.
"Breeze makes an enormous difference to Abigail's life. Abigail is now able to go out alone because of Breeze. Abigail's mental health professionals have also seen an improvement in Abigail's anxiety and depression since Breeze came to live with her and have been much impressed as Breeze sits quietly next to Abigail through lengthy consultations".
"Angel has the loveliest heart. When 'A' wakes up in the morning he is so happy and doesn't feel alone. When she is in harness she really knows how to behave and what is expected of her. Knowing Angel is by his side, helps him with anything new"
We're on the beginning of our journey with Autism Dogs CIC and I have found the support amazing and we're really looking forward to having our assistance dog when we are trained!
"My son is so proud of his dog. Spidey has a lovely temperament and he loves people. He is highly trained and every day shows us more and more of his skills".