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A service dog is a type of assistance dog specifically trained ...

wikipedia - 19 Sep 2016
A service dog is a type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental illnesses (such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)), seizure disorder, mobility impairment, and diabetes.
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Fraudulent service animal laws aren't being enforced

WKBW-TV - 17 Nov 2017
DENVER - It's becoming more and more common to see dogs on planes, in stores and in restaurants. Service dogs spend months training to provide help to their fellow humans from everything to eyesight to emotional support. But let's be honest — some of ...
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Woburn Army veteran searching for missing service dog

Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News - 17 Nov 2017
WOBURN, Mass. (WHDH) — Volunteers are helping an Army veteran in Woburn search for his missing service dog Sam, who ran off last week. Chuck Colacchio said he went for a walk with Sam in Cummings Park last week when Sam heard something in the ...
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Help Nate Feola get a service dog named Chunk

Colorado Springs Independent - 15 Nov 2017
Nate's parents are hoping to add a new member to their family: A service dog that can help Nate carry his oxygen. Nate has already named the dog "Chunk" (even though the trainer hasn't even found the puppy yet) and his mom, Lisa, says her other two ...
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Bar apologizes after booting veteran and his service dog

New York Post - 14 Nov 2017
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A western Michigan bar has apologized for asking a veteran and his service dog to leave the establishment. Jerome Smith was asked to leave The Holiday Bar in Grand Rapids on Friday. Smith said he uses his service dog, Jo-Jo, ...
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Boylan service dog helps students deal with anxiety, stress

WIFR - 17 Nov 2017
Addie, the service dog is spending her first week at Boylan. She helps students deal with anxiety and stress. Mary Olofson, the school's wellness program coordinator, searched for a year to find just the right dog. Addie was rescued from a high-kill ...
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Trump Didn't Cut Canine Program

FactCheck.org - 16 Nov 2017
Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injuries help train golden retrievers and Labrador retrievers as service dogs that are then placed with disabled veterans through the Warrior Canine Connection. The dog training program's ...
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School district suspends woman's service dog handler privileges

KIRO Seattle - 15 Nov 2017
REDMOND, Wash. - The mother of a boy with disabilities has filed a lawsuit against the Lake Washington School District in an effort to appeal her suspension from acting as a voluntary, unpaid handler for her son's service dog. Mickey Stewart says her ...
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How to tell a service dog from a fake: 5 things you need to know

Statesman Journal - 14 Nov 2017
PORTLAND — People love their dogs. They take them everywhere. But are some pet owners going too far by bringing their dogs into grocery stores and restaurants? Are they abusing the system? To clear up any confusion, we've come up with a list of five ...
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Service Dog

The Herald - 16 Nov 2017
Vincennes University Jasper Campus student Hannah Robling of Jasper dried off Biscuit, a shepherd mix, while volunteering Wednesday at the Dubois County Humane Society as part of the VUJC Day of Service. Nearly 100 volunteers — students, faculty ...
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Pet Tales: Many more veterans will get service dogs

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 17 Nov 2017
Nearly two years ago, Life Changing Service Dogs for Veterans was formed with the goal of raising enough money to provide canine companions at a cost of $22,000 per dog.The group hoped to help 22 veterans dealing with PTSD and other wounds of war ...
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Bills present local veteran with service dog Rebel for a cause

Buffalo News - 14 Nov 2017
On Sunday, Pegula had another surprise for a lifelong Bills and Sabres fan when he presented retired United States Marine Corps Master Sgt. James Kozma with a service dog in the end zone of New Era Field. “I already felt like a kid at Christmas, just ...

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