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Mobility Service Dog Training, organized by Kimberly Nelson – GoFundMe
30 Jan
8:39

Mobility Service Dog Training, organized by Kimberly Nelson – GoFundMe

      Hi-My name is Kimberly; My friends call me Kimmy Sue .       I have been diagnosed with MS for 30 years and have had my ups and downs. Three years ago I began having more frequent and serious mobility problems; fell in the yard and was […]

Gone to the Dogs? Schools Use Therapy Animals to Boost Mental … – Education Week
29 Jan
8:30

Gone to the Dogs? Schools Use Therapy Animals to Boost Mental … – Education Week

Sometimes students say few words to school counselor Kelli Baker as they walk into her office, making a beeline for Kalani, a golden retriever/poodle mix that has been trained to work as a school therapy dog. Morris, Okla., elementary school students who are stressed, struggling to manage big emotions, or […]

Upon re-evaluation, service dog barred from workplace – JD Supra
28 Jan
8:20

Upon re-evaluation, service dog barred from workplace – JD Supra

With increasing frequency, employees ask to bring animals to work. Under some circumstances, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) recognizes that the presence of a bona fide service animal in the workplace can be a potential accommodation. Just like any other accommodation issue, employers must address such requests on an […]

Emotional Support Animals Flourish on Pepperdine Campus – Graphic
27 Jan
8:11

Emotional Support Animals Flourish on Pepperdine Campus – Graphic

Bert Ballard, a former Pepperdine communication professor and owner of Elite Dog Training, poses with Binh An, his Bernadoodle service dog.Ballard said there is a social barrier for owners of service animals as a result of because of being unable to leave for extended periods of time. Photo courtesy of […]

First dedicated courthouse therapy dog in Maine – WABI
24 Jan
7:52

First dedicated courthouse therapy dog in Maine – WABI

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) – “I am training the very first service dog ever in Maine’s history,” Jones said. Her name is Holiday and she is a yellow lab being trained to provide comfort during court proceedings to children and and other abuse and trauma victims. “Her job is to remain […]

ACTS thanks Sun writer by naming pup for him – Conway Daily Sun
20 Jan
7:30

ACTS thanks Sun writer by naming pup for him – Conway Daily Sun

CONWAY — A litter of six Labrador puppies turned 5 weeks old Wednesday. They are living with breeder/caretaker Ed Alkalay and his family, and the litter belongs to Assistance Canine Training Services. Now, one of these pups will be chosen to be raised locally and be named Jonesy, after Conway […]

Service dogs: What they are, what they do | News – Press Pubs
17 Jan
7:10

Service dogs: What they are, what they do | News – Press Pubs

Service animals play a vital role in the day-to-day lives of their owners. That’s why federal and Minnesota laws exist that provide protections to people with service animals. The majority of such animals are dogs, though in some cases they can be miniature horses. Source: https://news.google.com/__i/rss/rd/articles/CBMieGh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LnByZXNzcHVicy5jb20vbmV3cy9zZXJ2aWNlLWRvZ3Mtd2hhdC10aGV5LWFyZS13aGF0LXRoZXktZG8vYXJ0aWNsZV82ODcxMTQyYy05MWQ4LTExZWQtOTk2Zi1lNzY5Y2QwZjIzYTYuaHRtbNIBAA?oc=5

‘Dog-ter’ in the house: Children’s Specialized Hospital welcomes … – My Central Jersey
16 Jan
7:10

‘Dog-ter’ in the house: Children’s Specialized Hospital welcomes … – My Central Jersey

NEW BRUNSWICK – Maui, the newest full-time staffer at Children’s Specialized Hospital (CSH) is ready to work. With “big paws to fill,” the nearly two-year-old golden retriever is the facility’s new therapy dog and will continue the work of Burton, who passed away in June. Trained to work in a […]

Glendale service dog training nonprofit to celebrate anniversary – Daily Independent
15 Jan
7:10

Glendale service dog training nonprofit to celebrate anniversary – Daily Independent

NEIGHBORS (The Foundation for Service Dog Support, courtesy) A service dog looks to help clients. Posted Tuesday, January 10, 2023 9:00 am The Foundation For Service Dog Support Inc. will celebrate its 15th anniversary by providing “A New Leash on Life” for individuals with disabilities and their canine partners. The […]

Future service dog in training, ‘Duval’, is a big Jacksonville Jaguars fan – WJXT News4JAX
14 Jan
7:10

Future service dog in training, ‘Duval’, is a big Jacksonville Jaguars fan – WJXT News4JAX

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Duval, the Golden Retriever puppy, will be one of the thousands of fans cheering on the Jags this weekend. The pup is also one of thousand who are being trained to be service dogs for Canine Companions. The program provides service dogs to veterans with PTSD, adults, […]

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