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Image shows a man who has SMA, lying in bed. His golden puppy is sitting on his shoulder.As a new SMA Voices contributor, I’d like to introduce you to the most important man in my life… meet Ralph.

Ralph is a golden cockapoo and will be 2 years old this August. Since living independently, it has always been my mission to have a four-legged friend.

Image shows an adult man in a specialised beach wheelchair, with his brown sitting on his lap.My love for this little man is unreal and he has changed my life in so many ways. Since becoming a dog dad, I’ve said goodbye to my social life, my sleep and my money – but I wouldn’t have it any other way.

Image shows an adult man who has SMA, sitting in his wheelchair. His golden dog is sitting on his lap.My mum has always wanted grandchildren and I’ve joked for years that all she’s getting from me is puppies….. so I’m off to a good start!

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First published: July 2019