Category: Therapy Dogs

Understand the Difference: Service Animal vs. Companion Animal

Dog Trainer College

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… Read more »

The Ins and Outs of Turning Your Pet into a Therapy Dog

Everyone knows that an encounter with a friendly pet can change someone’s mood instantly. That’s why many pet owners lately have been taking steps to have their well-behaved and loving dog trained as a therapy pet. Therapy dogs are different than service animals, like those that watch epilepsy patients for signs of seizure or help… Read more »