Ily the dog joining Horizon School

Special Needs dog given to local student with Autism

Teachers at Horizon School are welcoming a 4-legged furry member to their staff.

Ily , a 2 year old Lab Golden Retriever, will be assisting a 13 year old student with autism & will accompany her throughout the school day.

Principal Heather Linski says Ily will play a key role in assisting the student as she learns and grows.

Ily graduated from the Dogs with Wings Assistance Dog Society. His first day on the job is Monday.

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