While the concept of a service dog isn’t exactly new, still, most people don’t have or see service dogs. To see a dog in a store or restaurant doesn’t fit into many people’s expectations of “normal” for that situation. Therefore, they naturally have questions and are curious.
A true animal behaviorist should be the first line of defense in many service dog training issues. However, most people are sometimes unclear as to what a behaviorist actually is.
In this article, you will find a list of some common and some more obscure facts about Service Dogs. Study up!
What are the differences, if any, between a psychiatric service dog and an emotional support animal?
One of the most important things a service dog in training needs to know before even starting public access is how to walk properly on a leash.
More often than not people consider the breed because of their trademarked gentleness and intelligence. They fail to think about everything else that comes along with those traits.
For those of you who need a little guidance on what to do and when to do it, this guide should steer you in the right direction.
Standard poodles are incredibly intelligent dogs. See why they are one of the top 3 breeds for service dogs.
by Rachel Moseley If you’ve been in the dog community for very long or watched dog related shows on tv, you’ve likely heard of alpha theory. Alpha Theory is the idea that one dog is considered the alpha in the pack and everyone else is below them. This is followed by the conclusion that you have to make yourself alpha …
These standards have been created for members of the community to better be able to choose both service dog trainers and service dog training programs.