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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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Iowa students training puppy as a service dog

WQAD.com - 20 Sep 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa– An Iowa kindergarten teacher came up with a unique idea to teach her students a big, life lesson. The idea is called Victor. And, well, it's more of a dog than an idea. Marit Beisner brought Victor into her classroom to reverse roles ...
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Service dog gives big lift to injured Air Force veteran

Knoxville News Sentinel - 19 Sep 2017
Marshall says Lucy was really the first dog trained by the nonprofit company. He explained Smoky Mountain Service Dogs works hard to match the dog with its owner. Although Lucy was trained first — in fact, she was the “star dog” the program used in ...
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How Service Dogs Are Trained for Dementia Patients

Alzheimer's News Today - 20 Sep 2017
Service dogs can provide a helping hand for anyone suffering from dementia. They can be taught hundreds of small tasks that can really make a big difference to dementia and Alzheimer's disease patients, giving them back some autonomy, allowing them to ...
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Haute Dog Chicago fashion show funds service dog training

Chicago Tribune - 18 Sep 2017
Janie Mejias, a current doctoral candidate at the University of Illinois at Chicago, was paired with CCI service dog Haven IV in 2015. She welcomed guests and spoke about the importance of CCI in her life. "I have an increased sense of security now ...
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Kindergarten students help train service dog

WMUR Manchester - 19 Sep 2017
Julie Dragland said her rule during a robbery is to hand over the goods and protect her safety. Advertisement. But the quick-thinking, 32-year-old Oakland resident thought otherwise Saturday when a would-be mugger behind her on a BART train handed her ...
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Lion attempts an attack on a service dog; video

GrindTV - 18 Sep 2017
A lion at the Indianapolis Zoo no doubt saw a meal in the form of a black Lab service dog and attempted to sneak up on it and attack. Fortunately for Jetson the dog, the lion was foiled by a thick pane of glass that stood in its way. The humorous ...
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Man upset after Lyft driver denies him, service dog ride

ABC15 Arizona - 17 Sep 2017
PHOENIX - A Valley man is upset after a Lyft driver supposedly canceled his ride while his dog was in need of emergency care. Doug Shaughnessy says he requested a Lyft after his dog needed to see an emergency veterinarian. He explained that after ...
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Trial set for Aspen service-dog flap

Aspen Times - 19 Sep 2017
A trial date in Denver federal court over a service-dog dispute at an Aspen condominium complex is set for early next year. Documents filed Sept. 13 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado show that a six-day jury trial is scheduled to ...
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Animals on duty: understanding their service

Iowa State Daily - 20 Sep 2017
Lauren Berglund takes a photo of Morrill Hall with her guide dog, Sheba, by her side. Lauren was born with oculocutaneous albinism, a condition that causes a lack of pigment in her skin, hair and eyes. She uses photography as a way to capture the ...
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Beloved service dog fatally shot after getting loose

KMSP-TV - 15 Sep 2017
UPSALA, Minn. (KMSP) - A dog owner in rural Morrison County, Minnesota is devastated his service dog was gunned down after getting loose. "She wasn't a dog,” said Denny Junes. “She was my friend. It's tough, hard." Denny Junes is lost without his ...

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