Luis and Piper’s Story

Luis and Piper’s Story

Luis and Piper’s Story Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Assistance Dogs are sometimes referred to as Psychiatric Assistance Dogs. Luis has come a long way. He is an ex-policeman and was diagnosed with PTSD in 2017. He was medically retired from policing a year...
Colin and Phoenix’s story

Colin and Phoenix’s story

Colin and Phoenix’s story Colin (now 13) from Western Australia is doing his best. He is living with autism, and five years ago he received an Assistance Dog named Phoenix to help him reach his full potential. Colin used to be homeschooled due to the severity of...
Christian and Rufus’ story

Christian and Rufus’ story

Christian and Rufus’ story After attending a PAWS workshop, mum Carolyne was excited about the possibility of getting an Autism Assistance Dog for her son Christian. She hoped an Assistance Dog would be a loyal friend to Christian, that could help keep him safe....
Colin and Phoenix’s story

Colin and Phoenix’s story

Colin and Phoenix’s story Having opened up her heart and her home to over 75 foster children, Kaye is no stranger to welcoming newcomers. The newest addition to her home is Phoenix, a four-legged family member from Assistance Dogs Australia. Phoenix is an Autism...
Justus and Coodanup College

Justus and Coodanup College

Justus and Coodanup College Starting a new school can be a nerve-wracking time, particularly when you are a student with learning difficulties, autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But when you have a four-legged friend in the classroom to greet...