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Service Dog Certification

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There have been a lot of talk about service dog certification. What is it and what is the contention all about? Learn the truth of this matter when you read this informative article today. First of all, let us find out what a service animal is. A service animal is defined as an animal that is specifically trained to assist… Read more »

Dog Training of a Different Type – Assistance Dogs

Dogs that are trained to assist disabled people, called assistance dogs, are not pets; rather, they are trained specifically to help people who are blind, deaf, or physically disabled. They spend their lifetime up until retirement providing independence and security to disabled people. The choice of the perfect assistance dog is based on temperament and size, not breed.

How to Register a Service Dog or How to Scam the Disabled

Norm Lanier wrote the following article with that very provocative title. But don’t be alarmed, the article is for people with disabilities and explains how they can AVOID being scammed. The long and the short of the message is if you’re disabled and you have a service dog, you do NOT need to hand over ANY cash to a so-called… Read more »