Alta becomes service dog

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Alta the service dog with Covenant residents Emery and Rubye Erickson.
Alta the service dog with Covenant residents Emery and Rubye Erickson.

Residents of Covenant Village, Golden Valley, MN, recently said goodbye to dog Alta, who is beginning a new role as a service dog for the Mayo Clinic. Alta was trained by resident Emery Erickson (pictured with his wife, Rubye), who volunteers as a foster home trainer through Helping Paws, a non-profit organization that provides service dogs to individuals with physical disabilities.

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