Meet Chopstick: The Special Needs Hero
Each year, Milk-Bone® conducts a nationwide search for amazing canines that have made an extraordinary impact on the lives of individuals they love and the communities that need them. These 10 super pups are leading the pack in making a powerful difference in the world -- and proving that heroes come in all breeds and sizes. Meet one of them below.
Team: Canine Assistants
Town: Pottsville, PA
Breed: Golden Retriever/Lab
Pet Parent: Colin Studlack
- Alerts family when partner has trouble getting up
- Calming presence
- Wonderful sense of humor
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy can sometimes make life challenging for Colin, but thanks to his four-legged partner, Chopstick, frustration is replaced with smiles. In addition to being a great friend, Chopstick keeps a watchful eye over Colin, assisting with his physical needs and accompanying him wherever he goes.
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