Alert dogs are best known for guiding the visually impaired, sniffing out drugs and bombs, or providing mobility assistance for people with severe disabilities. Diabetic Service Dogs, or DSDs for short, are service dogs trained to detect hypoglycemia and alert their owners to treat it while they are still conscious and aware. The ADA, or […]
Guide to Therapy Dogs
What do you need to know about Therapy Dogs: Dogs can have a beneficial impact on the people around them, whether they serve an individual as a service dog, provide support as an emotional support dog, or bring comfort as a therapy dog. Here are some of the differences between these types of dogs: Service […]
Flying With a Service Dog – The Ultimate Guide
Flying with your dog can be complicated. There are the extra fees, the policies of the airline, and, of course, the health and well being of your pet. These concerns are made even more worrisome when dealing with a large breed, as airlines will not allow a big dog into the cabin of the aircraft […]
Travel Guide for a Service Dog in France
France is a place where most people would love to visit at least once in their lifetime. From the gourmet food and pastries to the outstanding architecture, France offers a vacation like no other. If you need a Service Dog to help you navigate your way, or use one for other medical reasons, you can […]
Can a Pit Bull Be a Service Dog?
There are approximately 18 million Pit Bull-type dogs in the United States, (or 20% of the dog population). The “Pit Bull,” however, is not a definitive breed, but rather a catch-all term for any dog that exhibits the appearance of this bully breed (not necessarily its genetic makeup). In general, there are four breeds widely […]
Can a Yorkie Be a Service Dog?
The Yorkshire Terrier is a big dog in a small package. With his silky coat and traditional “topknot,” the Yorkie is sure to attract attention wherever he goes. And because of his pint-size, this dog often travels in style – in designer doggy purses or special totes made just for those “elite” pooches. The Yorkie […]