A two-legged dog who has learned to walk on her own is inspiring disabled soldiers all over the globe and showing them that anything is possible. Faith, an 8-year old labrador-chow mix, has become a frequent visitor at army bases and hospitals around the country and the world, where she inspires disabled veterans to push forward. Faith has had such an impact on the military that in 2006, she was named an honorary sergeant in the U.S. Army!
Here is a video that tells the story of one of the most remarkable and inspiring dogs you will ever meet.
- Here is an article about Faith.
- Check out Faith’s official website!
Topics for Discussion:
- What qualities must Faith possess in order to overcome her disability?
- Faith doesn’t let her disability stop her from doing good. How about you? Are there things that get in the way of your efforts to do good?
- She is only a dog, but still Faith is able to help other people. Even if you’re “only a kid”, you can still find ways to help others too!
- Check out the Pets With Disabilities website to learn more about disabled animals and what you can do to help them!
- Here is a link to a Critical Reading Skills worksheet that you can use for elementary school students.
- Here is a link to a Critical Reading Skills worksheet that you can use for middle school students.