Monday, April 22, 2013 - 7:43am
Newark boy to finally get his service dog
Updated Monday, April 22, 2013 - 12:36pm
A Newark boy is finally getting his service dog.
|Indie, Nate's service dog|
Six-year-old Nate Meehan has autism, and his mom, Alison, is in Oregon picking up Indie, a labradoodle. Alison explains why Nate needs a service dog.
"If you are not holding his hand all the time, he will run, and he could run out in the street. He will run away," she said.
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Friends and family helped raise the more than $13,000 to pay for Indie.
Alison says Indie is trained to help keep Nate calm. Nate will meet Indie for the first time this weekend.
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