Service dog earns his photo in Timber Creek yearbook
Written by Evan Blackwell, CJE
For their 2017 yearbook, the staff at Timber Creek High School in Fort Worth, Texas, chose the unifying, inclusive theme of “Shine Brighter Together.”
That’s why when students received their books earlier this months and began flipping through the People section, they found a portrait of service dog Soldier Campbell mixed in with the freshmen, on the same row as his owner, Kathryn Campbell.
As reported in detail here by The Daily Dot, Soldier is a Golden Retriever who accompanies Campbell, a Timber Creek freshman who experiences seizures, everywhere and provides her comfort.
Soldier is a well-known presence around the school, and Timber Creek yearbook adviser Kathy Beers told The Daily Dot that Soldier was “as much a part of our school as any soul who enters our doors.”
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