How Can I Get My Dog Certified As A Service Dog 

As our society becomes more open about disability and increasing access for all people, getting a certified Service Dog is becoming increasingly popular.   How can I register my dog as a Service Dog?  A Service Dog is a specially trained animal that performs a task that directly assists a person with a disability. Service Dogs aren’t just […]

How To Train Your Dog For Post Social Distancing

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With social distancing in place, it’s no surprise to learn that animal shelters all over the country are empty. Shelter in place means everyone’s schedules are open and growing isolation is creating the need for new sources of companionship. For many the perfect time to bring home and train your dog is here thanks to social […]

What You Need to Know About Coronavirus and Dogs

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Dogs can help us live longer, healthier lives. With the added stress, isolation, and health risks brought on by coronavirus, dogs can do more for your health than you might think. Many people are currently experiencing the most stressful period of their lives and they are scared. But our pets and support animals are happier […]

Guide to Psychiatric Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals

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There’s a lot of heated conversation over the increased popularity of Emotional Support animals and people improperly claiming their dog as a Service Animal. When people present their dog as a Service Animal but they don’t behave like a specially trained Service Animal, people with legitimate disabilities suffer the consequences. People with psychiatric disabilities, which […]

Making Your Dog Your Emotional Support Animal

Doberman as an Emotional Support Animal

These days, it’s more and more common to hear about people making their pet an Emotional Support Animal or Service Dog. Let’s get one thing right, a Service Dog is any dog that performs a task that helps their handler with a disability. An Emotional Support Dog provides general comfort and support. To be considered […]

Have a Happy Halloween with Your Dog 

Read this BEFORE halloween and you’ll be all set for October 31 with your dog.  If you are a dog parent, the best part of Halloween is dressing up your dog, right? This person thinks so.   But not all dogs like “howl-o-ween”, because, well, it may be absolutely terrifying. Like July 4th, there are strange […]

Reduce Anxiety: 5 Tips For The Long Weekend

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For most of us, Memorial Day is full of traditions and happy memories, but for our dogs it can bring on stress and anxiety leading to potentially dangerous situations. Parades, fireworks, and crowded barbecues are completely new situations for most dogs, and they don’t understand what’s going on. Animal shelters can even double their residents over […]

5 Signs Your Dog Is Actually Your Child

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For many Millennials today, a dog is more than a best friend. Today, your dog is probably treated more like your child than your pet. They join you at cafés, on dates, and even keep you company at your office. They play a crucial role in the family as your sweet, lovable, dependent. Can a […]

Can My Pit Bull be a Service Dog or Emotional Support Animal

With so much stigma facing pit bulls these days, a question many people are asking is, “can my pit bull be a service dog”? While the answer should be simple, there are a number of factors that come into play. What’s a pit bull anyway? Pit bulls carry a bad reputation, but the truth is, […]