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In this March 17, 2014 photo,16-year-old Abbey Perkowitz sits in class with 5-month-old Bailey, a service dog she is training at Grayslake Central High School in Grayslake, Ill. Perkowitz said the school serves as a valuable training ground for the animal she received from the nonprofit Leader Dogs for the Blind in Rochester Hills, Mich. (AP Photo/Daily Herald, Steve Lundy)  MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT

In this March 17, 2014 photo,16-year-old Abbey Perkowitz sits in class with 5-month-old Bailey, a service dog she is training at Grayslake Central High School in Grayslake, Ill. Perkowitz said the school serves as a valuable training ground for the animal she received from the nonprofit Leader Dogs for the Blind in Rochester Hills, Mich. (AP Photo/Daily Herald, Steve Lundy) MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT

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