Assistance dogs face obstacles
When word got out that Navy veteran Paul Connolly of Brainerd was denied a table inside a restaurant there after being questioned about his patriot assistance dog, that word spread fast.
A news article about the incident that ran in the Brainerd Dispatch made its rounds in other state media outlets, and soon the pain and humiliation that Connolly said he felt that night soon turned into something else – awareness.
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