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A Service Dog is a dog that has been performed to complete a specific task or multiple tasks for an individual with a disability. A task is a job that the dog performs to directly help the disabled child or adult.

A service dog is temperament tested and has been trained to perform one, or multiple tasks to assist an individual with a disability. Service Dogs are legally allowed to accommodate their handler anywhere they go including hotels, restaurants, stores, doctors offices and beaches.

There are many different types of Service Dogs, we customize the training to match the needs of each unique recipient.

Some of our dogs are classified as:

· Autism Service Dogs

· PTSD Service Dogs

· Wheelchair Assistance Service Dogs

· Mobility Support Service Dogs

· Seizure Response Service Dogs

· Peanut Allergy Detection Service Dogs

· Psychological Service Dogs

· Hearing Alert Service Dogs

· POTS Service Dogs

    (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome)

· Medical Assistance Service Dogs

Mobility / Wheelchair Assistance Service Dog:

  • Provides balance and physical support
  • Carries objects such as oxygen tanks
  • Grabs, picks up, drops, relocates, and hands objects
  • Pulls or pushes to provide momentum
  • Turns off/on lights
  • Pushes buttons such as an emergency call, elevator button, or automatic door
  • Opens/closes doors
  • Carries medications and medical documentation
  • Alerts a specific person
  • Enables independence

Allergy Alert - Peanut:

  • Detects and alerts the presence or remnants of a specific allergen
  • Promotes awareness and "reminds" individuals of the life-threatening allergy
  • Carries EpiPen, medications, and medical documentation
  • Enables independence
  • Additional allergens include latex, tree nuts, soy, milk, egg, wheat, shellfish

Hearing Alert Service Dog:

  • Provides a visual alert to specific sounds
  • Alerts when someone is near or speaking
  • Carries medications and medical documentation
  • Enables independence

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