I only found out recently because several of the friends I met at BarkWorld are Service Dogs, Therapy Dogs and Emotional Support Animals.
Of course, I didn't really know the difference between a Service Dog, a Therapy Dog and an Emotional Support Animal before I met my good friends Carma Poodale, Pepper Pom and Garth Riley. Now I am starting to understand the BIG differences in the work that they perform.
My friends Carma Poodale and Pepper Pom are Service Dogs as explained in this infographic created by another good friend of mine, Sugar the Golden Retriever:
To know more about the work of a Therapy Dog, please visit Garth's blog.
To all the Service Dogs and Therapy Dogs out in Blogville, I give you *high paws* for the fine work you do every day to help people.