I Am Owner Training My Service Dog

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    My service dog is Soleil,

    a yellow lab. I finished her guide and mobility task training in May, and I'm working on hearing dog and retrieval tasks— I'm Deafblind. She is my 4th owner trained SD. We just got back from a trip to San Fransisco and she did so well! We have really worked hard and it paid...
    pawpower pawpower
    41-45, F
    Sep 27, 2014

    What Do You Know About Service Dogs?

    I thought it might be interesting to share what’s required. The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) defines a service animal as any guide dog, signal dog, or other animal individually trained to provide assistance to an individual with a disability. If your animal...
    rollingwithhusky rollingwithhusky
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Jun 24, 2010

    A Really Slow Start!

    I trained my first two service dogs (mobility) and, in September of 2011, got the Anatolian Shepherd Dog puppy who will be the third of my S.D.'s. I had a carefully planned out training program of obedience for the first six months or so with Remy to be followed by the first...
    Remysmom Remysmom
    56-60, F
    Mar 19, 2013
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