This list is not exhaustive but does give you an idea of the areas laws pertain to so you can do more research. American-wideThe USA has the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) that has overriding laws about Service dogs in…
A vest for cue working mode is added the same way all other cues are added. When you can reliably predict your dog will be in working mode in a public place (and are willing to be $100 that he…
When self-training a service dog, does my dog need to wear a vest to identify him as a service dog (in training)?Maybe! It depends on the age and training level of your dog, your local laws, where you live, your…
First, it is the team, not just the dog that is certified. If you live in British Columbia, Alberta or Nova Scotia, you need to contact the regulating bodies that will test you and your dog in person, make sure…
When travelling by air you can prepare your service dog ahead of time to reduce the stress for you both. Airline travel is not suitable for dogs that are anxious, do not like small spaces, crowds or are sound-sensitive. Specific…
If you are travelling with your service dog, there are some things you need to consider: 1. Availability of your dog's regular food in the location you are visiting. Check ahead to see if the same suppliers are located where…
A local service dog training organization has calculated the value of a certified service dog at CDN$80,000. Another in The US states US$55,000. That is more than the value of most people's vehicles! Can you imagine a person letting their…
What is Public Access Training? Public access training is a process where a service dog in training is gradually exposed to public places and then is asked to perfrom basic behaviors, then more advanced and finally service dog tasks. Duration…