Do you remember being in high school and there were days when the only reason you went to school was so that you could see your best friend? Well, we do. Many of us have felt that way. We showed up at school to see our best friend and once we got there we were in a better frame of mind to learn.
We had the honor of meeting a Best Friend to many at Mahopac High School in the lower Hudson Valley. His name is Carlos and he has four paws, black fur and floppy ears. He is a Service Dog. Carlos is a trained Service Dog who is actually on staff at MHS Academy with all the lanyards and tags of any other staff member. He is, however, paid in pats and dog biscuits from the 60 students in the Academy.
You'd think having a dog in class could contribute to mayhem. Not at all! Before Carlos was brought on staff the Academy students as well as the 1500 students in the student body learned about role of Service Dogs, how they have a jRead More