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Top Three Service Dog Breeds

Top Three Service Dog Breeds

Service dogs are a special type of animal, ready to provide aid in a moment’s notice, sometimes before we even realize that we need it. There are a few top qualities that a service dog exemplifies, and we’ve noticed that there are a few top breeds that excel at being a dog of service. Labrador… Continue Reading

The Importance of Training a Service Dog and their Responsibilities

The Importance of Training a Service Dog and their Responsibilities

Service animals support an individual in areas of their life where their disabilities take over. It takes a special type of dog to learn the necessary tasks and take on that role of devotedly serving their owner and mitigating their disabilities. And it takes a special type of trainer to work with a dog to… Continue Reading

Service Dogs Lower PTSD Symptoms Among War Veterans

Service Dogs Lower PTSD Symptoms Among War Veterans

There are many war veterans who are, unfortunately, dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of their service to the country. PTSD is a very serious mental health issue that can make it extremely difficult for those who suffer from it. They can have trouble going about their everyday lives, and in worst-case scenarios,… Continue Reading

Understand the Difference: Service Animal vs. Companion Animal

Understand the Difference: Service Animal vs. Companion Animal

If you are a professional dog trainer, it is especially important to understand the difference between service animals and companion animals. If you’re not sure what the difference is, you’re not alone. Although service animals and companion animals serve some similar purposes, they have key differences that distinguish one from the other. What is a… Continue Reading

Medical Alert Service Dogs Can Help

Medical Alert Service Dogs Can Help

Dogs are truly amazing creatures. In addition to being loving companions, when properly trained, they can also serve as animal doctors, helping owners with a range of medical ailments. Many dogs can sense discomfort before their owners can, and all it takes to bring that out is a little training. Dogs Can Detect the Signs… Continue Reading

Public Access for Service Dogs

There is a large portion of the American public and business owners as to what the legal status of service dogs are.   The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) gives clarification to what is expected. First, the Americans with Disabilities Act defines a service animal as “a dog that is individually trained to do work or… Continue Reading

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