This Adorable Service Dog Will Make You Feel Very Lazy

Photo via Helper Dog Harlow/Instagram.
For those living with a disability, getting things done around the house can be difficult, but this talented service dog named Harlow is making it easier for one young woman. For proof, just check out Harlow's Instagram. The service pup shows off her skills in videos that have her doing everything from emptying the washer and dryer to closing cabinet doors. At just 11 months, Harlow was able to take laundry out of the dryer and put it in the basket. "This task, while cute," Harlow explained, "is very important for mitigating my girl's disabilities and conserving her energy." "My girl" would be Harlow's owner, Jaquie, who has postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), which causes an increased heart rate when standing, making it hard for her to bend down to pick things up. In another video, a 14-month-old Harlow is shown lending a helping paw to Jaquie after she drops items at a grocery store. While the loud bang of toothpaste hitting the floor might make some dogs nervous — but not Harlow who captioned the photo: "As a service dog, I must be able to keep my composure around all types of noises and distractions."
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While Harlow is becoming quite the Insta star for her talents — and YouTube star, too — Jacquie explained in an interview with Happy Hound that these videos, while cute, are meant to shine a light on service dogs and invisible illnesses.
Still, life is not all work and no play for Harlow. The puppy is a big fan of Disney World and has already been there more times than Jaquie can count. "Now that we have moved to the Tampa Bay area, we are at Disney one to two times a month," she said. "When we lived in Orlando, we usually went one to two times a week." As Harlow explained though, "If I look 'bored' it's simply because I'm focused on the task at paw." What a professional.

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