A Good Lifer won gold this month!
Patrick came to intern at Good Life with the help of a job developer from Commission for the Blind in October 2014. He learned valuable work skills, but he was such a rock star that we couldn't let him go anywhere else. His strong work ethic, high energy, and boisterous personality continues to make him a treasured member of the Good Life team. And most importantly, he's a huge Oregon Ducks fan, so he fits perfectly here.
Patrick is a heavy lifter in our shipping department, but his strength was truly proven recently. He won two gold medals and one silver for power lifting in Oregon's Special Olympics. He dead lifted 200 lbs, moving up a division in the process, making all of us here at Good Life excited and proud.
Way to go, Patrick!
The Original and Real Pit BullThe pit bull has to be one of the most, if not the most, controversial dog breeds there are. Putting aside feelings and politics, let's look at the history of this misunderstood animal.
Working Like a Dog – Service Dogs
This Labor Day we wanted to focus the spotlight on service dogs, as well as to offer a better understanding of the law and how we as a community can protect the rights of these dogs and their handlers. Service dogs not only provide companionship to those who have disabilities, they also give them a better quality of life, allowing more independence and control over their own lives. These highly-trained dogs start their training in puppy hood. They then work tirelessly everyday to make sure that their person is safe, taken care of, and is provided with immediate attention in...
The Science of Sound WavesCustomers understandably get concerned as to the effect our devices have on their dog. Will it hurt them? The answer is a big “no”. Read on to learn about sound waves and why this is the case.
Save Money With Solar PowerCurious how much you'll save with the new solar panel? We've compiled a breakdown on how much batteries might cost you in 1 year compared to a one-time purchase of the Solar Panel.
Robotic Dogs: the Future of Companion RobotsThis may seem pretty far fetched – to even think we could have feelings or a sense of companionship with a mechanical dog or cat. However, it's already been seen that many of us experience empathy for these robots.