A golden retriever in Illinois wears personal protective equipment (PPE) to help his neuroscientist owner. The service dog to Joey Ramp works at the University of Illinois. Zoey Ramp was once a passionate professional horse trainer. But because of a horrible horse-riding accident back in 2006, her life was changed-23 her bones were broken, and her prefrontal cortex as well as the left side of her body was damaged. Zoey Ramp didn’t give up. After the painful polo accident, the woman decided to go back to school to study more about brains and neuroscience. This adorable dog had been always on her side helping with difficulties.
Sampson is the first canine ever to be granted access to the university’s chemistry lab. Sampson the golden retriever was also trained to adapt to some strict rules in the laboratory, and luckily, the boy did a great job!
Ramp began working with a service dog after battling a traumatic brain injury and developing post-traumatic stress disorder. She’s now also an advocate and consultant for disability services focusing on individuals with service dogs, PTSD and traumatic brain injuries.
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