Pet Pals: New trend among service dogs

Patty Spitler talked about a growing trend among service dogs on August 28, 2016. (WISH photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Each and every week Patty Spitler shares an exciting and interesting story about our four-legged and furry friend population.

This time the host of Pet Pals TV discussed service dogs.

Many service dogs have historically come from select breeding groups, but that is changing.

Medical Mutts uses rescue dogs and even the individuals own pet as a service dog.

Patty Spitler talked to Dr. Jennifer Cattett, founder of Medical Mutts, about this change in service dogs.

They also discussed some of the training that goes into preparing a service dog.

For more information on Medical Mutts, click here.

To watch the Pet Pals TV segment, click on the video.

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