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Rep. Brooks takes WAFF service dog in training on morning walk

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Rep. Mo Brooks accompanied Fergie, the WAFF service dog in training, on her morning walk on Monday.

Fergie led Brooks and his wife, Martha, around the lake at Jones Farm Park in Jones Valley, Monday.

Fergie is training to become a service dog through Service Dogs Alabama, a non-profit that places fully-trained dogs with people facing medical issues like diabetes, seizure disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Brooks commented Fergie's gentile demeanor and attentiveness will make her a fine companion.

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Fergie will eventually move to a women's prison in Florida where she will undergo extensive training. After that training, Service Dogs Alabama will determine her distinct ability and place her with an applicant. For now, she is living with her foster family in South Huntsville.

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