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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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New bill targets fake service dogs in Rhode Island

NBC4i.com - 16 Mar 2018
PROVIDENCE, RI (AP) — A Rhode Island lawmaker is trying to stop people from pretending their pet is a service dog. Democratic Rep. Thomas Winfield said pet owners are increasingly putting vests on their dogs to bring them into restaurants and other ...
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Service dog program brings graduates downtown to educate public

Honolulu Star-Advertiser - 16 Mar 2018
Several graduates of the Fi-Do program, which trains service dogs for people with disabilities, along with a few pups-in-training will be at the corner of Bishop and King Street to give the public an idea of what service dogs do. A Senate bill making ...
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Do service dogs really help with PTSD? A new study has answers

Military Times - 16 Mar 2018
Air Force veteran Stacy Pearsall received her service dog, Charlie, in December 2017 and has already noticed changes in her mental and physical health. (Provided by Stacy Pearsall). AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to ...
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Teens surprise classmate with money for service dog

WBAL Baltimore - 15 Mar 2018
This is my favorite time of day, when I get to talk to everybody," she says. Mammato is the veterinary medical director at BARCS, and she personally checks on all 200 of her patients every day. It's a labor of love, one that she's been part of for 11 ...
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Sugar Grove family fundraising for son's autism service dog

Chicago Daily Herald - 17 Mar 2018
Through unconditional love and inherent patience, an autism service dog can help Derek. The service dog also would help prevent and protect Derek from wandering and getting into harm's way. Those interested in the fundraiser can visit www.facebook.com ...
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Alta Sierra child in need of diabetic service dog

The Union of Grass Valley - 17 Mar 2018
Leah Davis, is a 7 year old Alta Sierra resident, was diagnosed at age 6 with Type 1 Diabetes. While her diet is now well controlled, her parents say that her blood sugars can still fluctuate sometimes wildly. Leah is in most danger when her blood ...
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Star service dog

The Pulse - 17 Mar 2018
Going to the grocery store and driving a car are two tasks that millions of Americans do every single day. However, to someone with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), these simple tasks can lead to anxiety and panic. Louis Belluomini was honorably ...
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Family starts tradition of service dog fundraiser

WHSV - 15 Mar 2018
As if you don't already have enough on your plate, now you have to worry about raising thousands of dollars. The Holland family said they understand that just as much as anyone. Therapists told Kimberly and Alfred their son, James, has autism and he ...
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New bill cracks down on fake service dogs

WTNH Connecticut News (press release) - 14 Mar 2018
Under Senate File 2365, Iowans could be charged with a simple misdemeanor if they intentionally misrepresent an animal as a service dog. The bill just passed in the state Senate and now moves to the House. Retrieving Freedom Co-President Scott Dewey ...
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Shampoochez self-service dog wash in Santa Cruz for sale

Santa Cruz Sentinel - 13 Mar 2018
Santa Cruz Shampoochez owner Judy McCormack, center, is looking to sell the dog bathing and grooming business, which was founded by Anne Singer in 1983. Dolores Herrera grooms a client. (Dan Coyro -- Santa Cruz Sentinel). By Jondi Gumz, Santa Cruz ...
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Are people abusing service dog laws?

MPNnow.com - 12 Mar 2018
You may have seen stories or heard about people being kicked out of planes, restaurants, and workplaces for animals those people say they need for emotional support. But did you know you can certify your pet- yourself- as a service dog? And that- is ...
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The helpful service dog and the unhelpful barista

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 11 Mar 2018
People who game the social network of assistance for the disabled are compromising lawful protections for people who truly need that assistance. While policymakers work to untangle such knots, we must follow the law and safeguard the legal rights of ...
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Fake service dogs a crime under Iowa Senate bill

DesMoinesRegister.com - 08 Mar 2018
Senate File 2365 was approved 49-0, sending it to the Iowa House, where policy issues with service animals are also being discussed. A violation under the Senate bill would be a simple misdemeanor, punishable by up to 30 days in jail and a fine. Sen ...

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