With the month of April being Autism Awareness Month, we wanted to highlight the amazing bond between a service dog and his owner for our pet blog this week. Because autism is assessed on a spectrum every diagnosis and treatment path can be different, but for some autistic children, having a service dog can be calming, provide a sense of safety, and help aid in social development. To learn more about autism, visit the Autism Speaks website and to discover more about Autism Awareness Month click here.
After we watched the Today show segment below, we knew that we had to share Mark and Echo’s story! Watch the following video to see how Mark and his family’s lives have been impacted by his faithful service dog, Echo.