Task work that a dog may do to help someone in pain/ill/fatigued
(also jolly useful if you have a bored, badly behaved dog as they love to help us!)


• Picking up dropped items
• Assistance pulling off clothing
• Fetching items
• Getting help from another person in the home
• Get the telephone
• Opening doors (dependant on size)
• Shutting doors
• Putting a light on
• Getting the post
• Putting items in bin/toy box/ washing machine/clothes basket
• Find it!
• Get it!
• How to help with grooming/cleaning/husbandry
• Other tasks can be considered on a case by case basis