Hey, I'm having a real problem trying to convince the Owner Trained Service
Dog list that I'm not trying to train my Doberman Service Dog in training
for protection. Service Dogs should NOT bite anyone.
Dana and Gillis
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On 3/3/99, at 8:02 AM, Barber, Kenneth L. wrote:
>i need a dog that is a cross between a collie and a pit bull. then i'd
>a dog that could bite a leg off of whoever startled me, then run for help.
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>> From: Dana Marshall [SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 1999 1:41 AM
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>> Subject: Re: Sensitive startle reflex
>> Janet, when I jump, I would go into a spastic seizure, where my arms
>> snap up (elbows bent) and the rest of my body was as stiff as a board.
>> Well, after taking anti-seizure meds, (which DID help), I found that I
>> "outgrew" the seizures. *sigh* Anyways, um, maybe a service dog to keep
>> calm? I don't know other than with my dog with me, only LOUD noises make
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>> On 2/27/99, at 7:47 PM, Janet Mifflin wrote:
>> >Dear group,
>> >This is my first posting to the list. I too am a CP with a very
>> >sensitive startle reflex. I really can relate to the experiences
>> >so far. Potentially anything will make me jump: a ringing telephone,
>> >someone coming up behind me, a professor pounding the lectern when
>> >making a point, etc.
>> >I just started a new job a few weeks ago. My new co-workers aren't
>> >to my jumpiness. I'm always more jumpy in a new environment. It's
>> >getting frustrating.
>> >Has any CP with this sensitivity found anything that *he or she* can do
>> >to help this?