Service Dog Training & Certification
A service dog is a specially trained dog that provides assistance to individuals with disabilities or specific medical conditions. These dogs undergo extensive training to perform tasks that mitigate the effects of their handler’s disability and enhance their independence and quality of life.
Service dogs can be trained to assist people with various disabilities, including visual impairments, hearing impairments, mobility limitations, seizures, diabetes, psychiatric disorders, and other medical conditions. They are taught to perform specific tasks such as guiding individuals who are visually impaired, alerting deaf individuals to sounds, retrieving objects, providing stability and balance, detecting allergens or changes in blood sugar levels, interrupting self-harming behaviors, and offering emotional support.
Service dogs are protected by laws that grant them public access rights, allowing them to accompany their handlers into various public spaces, including restaurants, stores, and public transportation. These laws ensure that individuals with disabilities can rely on their service dogs to assist them wherever they go.
It’s important to note that service dogs are distinct from therapy dogs or emotional support animals. While therapy dogs and emotional support animals provide comfort and emotional support, they do not have the same level of training or public access rights.
How to Sign Up for our Service Dog & Certification Program
If you’re interested in this program, please contact us at 561-427-6700 or send us an email at email@example.com. Our sales staff will be happy to talk through any additional questions and get you signed up!