Service Animals

'Monkey helpers' perform daily tasks that allow people with disabilities to maintain their independence

posted on July 1, 2013 - 9:25am
“I value our relationship and also care for her and enhance her life," Townsend says of Kathy. "We are a real team!"   Kathy takes a break and gets some strokes from her pal, Mike.
posted on January 1, 2011 - 4:54pm
QUEST Vol. 18, No. 1
As a child, Gabrielle Ford, 30, studied to be a dancer. By the time she was 12, she had put in countless hours of rehearsing ballet, jazz and tap — learning the steps, standing on tip-toes, doings dips, turns and spins — all the while dreaming of the day when she would perform professionally.

Retiring your service dog

posted on October 1, 2009 - 7:50am
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 4
Anyone who has a service dog will agree that the first day home with your new partner is like no other. Akin to adopting a child, your thoughts are ecstatic and you embrace every subsequent minute until it’s time for Fido’s retirement and you are left wondering where all the time went. Thankfully, the end of your aging service dog’s working days doesn’t necessarily mean that he will leave you....
posted on May 1, 2008 - 9:47am
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 3
Wish granted
posted on May 1, 2008 - 9:23am
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 3
When you live at home, your parents tend to do everything for you. Food just magically appears in the refrigerator, electricity and water grow on trees and your service dog’s piles in the backyard disappear into thin air.
posted on March 1, 2008 - 4:05pm
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 2
Selling prints for dog prints Using Adobe Photoshop and various digital tricks, Clark Demland blended multiple clones of himself into this fun, fundraising photo. Art always has been on Clark Demland’s mind, and so has having a service dog.
posted on March 1, 2008 - 3:59pm
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 2
Shea Megale and mom Megan read from a copy of Marvelous Mercer as part of a book launch held at FAO Schwarz in Manhattan in September.
posted on November 1, 2007 - 9:49am
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 6
Bass walk carefully around this angler When Eddie Camara is ready to go fishing, he has a hot 150-horsepower Ranger bass boat waiting for him. His superlative fishing skills have won him two of the sleek craft in recent years, but he sold one and bought a pickup truck with the proceeds.