Rufus the Labrador, Golden Retriever Mix

My name is Anthony and Rufus is my service dog. We got him from Canine Companions for Independence. He is a Labrador Retriever, Golden Retriever mix. He loves to pick things up for me like a T.V. remote, and he can turn lights on with his mouth or off with his paw. He can open the refrigerator with a rope on the handle. He loves to play fetch with a ball or frisbee and sleeps in my room every night on his dog bed or his opened kennel. Submitted by Anthony B.

 
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  1. Kate
    Kate says:

    Omg, I LOVE ALL THESE PIX! Rufus, you are such a sweetheart, you and Anthony make such a good pair! Thanks for sharing. P.S. Did you know we are Huge Hawkeye fans here at DogPerDay? Can’t wait to see Luka, Weezy, JoBo and the rest of the gang in action this year. ? Natl championship, here we come – am I right?!? Go Hawks! ☝️

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  2. Rhonda
    Rhonda says:

    Anthony-
    What great pictures of you and Rufus together!! Your service dogs, both Crammond and Rufus have meant so much to you and have enriched your life. You know that I have a special place in my heart for your friends and know how much they have impacted the quality of your life. They truely are your best friends. What a great day to celebrate!

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  3. elizabeth
    elizabeth says:

    i happen to know this pair-rufus and anthony. and i know first hand what a GOOD BOY rufus is, and an invaluable companion and help to anthony he is. i was one of anthony’s caregivers when they lived in chippewa falls , wisconsin. i also new his first canine companion, cramond. these dogs are a wonderful blessing to their owners!!

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