Sky’s the limit for active college student and her service dog

A FRIEND IN NEED—Cal State Channel Islands student Leizelle Mitchell with her recently paired service dog, Shadow, on Sept. 13. Shadow can perform many household talks for Mitchell, who has limited mobility. RICHARD GILLARD Acorn Newspapers

Wherever Leizelle Mitchell goes, her Shadow follows.

Sometimes Shadow will go just ahead of Mitchell’s walker. Shadow will push a crosswalk button with her nose or pull open a door so Mitchell can get through. The 3-year-old service dog acts as an exten...

Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content.

Please login below or Subscribe today!