Category Archives: Service Dogs

Getting A Same Day ESA Or Service Dog Certification

Most people don’t think about an ESA or Service Dog certification until the same day they need it. If your dog provides you with emotional support or you’ve trained them to perform a task that helps you with a disability, you can register them as a Service Dog or Emotional Support Animal. Certifications are not […]

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 […]

Guide to Psychiatric Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals

Women pets ESA dog at desk

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 […]

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, […]

The Most Important Thing To Know If A Dog Comes Up To You Without A Person

German shepherd leans against person

If you ever come across a Service Dog without a person barking for attention, chances are someone is in trouble. For people who find themselves in everyday dangerous situations due to a disability, dogs can be specially trained to perform amazing tasks. Take this veteran who suffers from PTSD and seizures. Major, a Labrador retriever […]

8 Things You Didn’t Know a Service Dog Could Help With

Nurse pushes elderly man holding dog in wheelchair

A lot of people think of service dogs as just guide dogs, but it’s amazing how many other tasks a service dog can be trained to do to help their handler.  Let’s break down the areas in which dogs can provide service support. 1) Dogs Can Provide Mobility Assistance For people with physical limitations, service […]