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Train large dogs to come alongside older people as they start to fall and block the fall.

Train large dogs to come alongside older people as they start to fall and block the fall.

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Margaret commented on Start with the parents

I see your point, but from my experience, all sorts of people finish up in a refugee camp, and with some sort of selection process you could get the right parents who are ready to learn new things. We found parents have a very strong motivation to help their children.

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Margaret commented on Dogs!

Right. It seems to me that this needs to be turned over to someone who works in a center where they train dogs. I see here in the UK there is an organisation called Dogs AID which trains dogs for people with disabilities. I agree 18-24 months sounds a very long training! Interesting idea to use technology in the training process - what were you thinking of exactly?

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Margaret commented on Dogs!

Ah, so someone has thought of this already! Well, maybe it could be more widely used?