Katie Skarvan used treats to train Chevy, a golden retriever puppy during a meeting of Wildcat Service Dogs at UK College of Agriculture in  Lexington, Ky., on Thursday Dec. 6, 2012. Each student commits to raising and training a puppy for up to two years before the dog is placed with a patient. Photo by Pablo Alcala | Staff
Katie Skarvan used treats to train Chevy, a golden retriever puppy during a meeting of Wildcat Service Dogs at UK College of Agriculture in Lexington, Ky., on Thursday Dec. 6, 2012. Each student commits to raising and training a puppy for up to two years before the dog is placed with a patient. Photo by Pablo Alcala | Staff
Katie Skarvan used treats to train Chevy, a golden retriever puppy during a meeting of Wildcat Service Dogs at UK College of Agriculture in Lexington, Ky., on Thursday Dec. 6, 2012. Each student commits to raising and training a puppy for up to two years before the dog is placed with a patient. Photo by Pablo Alcala | Staff

Students make University of Kentucky a laboratory for training service dogs

December 31, 2012 2:44 PM