Blog Posts - Service Animals



Not finding any place that will accept dogs, even

spam deleted. Thanks! 'here's to your health!'service ones. Blatantly say on phone that no dogs allowed,even when say,not a pet. Illegal. Can go to human rights but don't have time for that when looking, unless. They can make them give me the apt.
by Closer to SAne on Jul 16, 2016

Fake Service Dogs

We are hearing more and more about fake service dogs.  Can I ask those of you who are parading your pet around and calling it a service dog to please stop?  You're making it harder for those of us who really need these service animals.Our d...
by Life with a Hearing Dog on Apr 1, 2015

The 6th Annual ACVO®/Merial® National Service Dog Eye Exam

  THOUSANDS OF SERVICE ANIMALS TO RECEIVE FREE, SIGHT SAVING EYE EXAMS – MORE THAN 15,000 ANIMALS SERVED TO DATE The 6th Annual ACVO®/Merial® National Service Dog Eye Exam Event brings together veterinary ophthalmologists and thousands of se...
by Kritters that Twitter on Feb 12, 2013

There's NOT an App for That: Movile Devices Turned Service Animals

Image via Wikipedia Just read a great article about extending the iPhone for hearing problems and thought about extending it for other sensory impairments:  iPhone App developers, take note: for the first time in awhile, I’ve found a situ...
by Journey Through The Cortex on Aug 9, 2011

7 Questions for a Guide Dog Trainer

Quick Q&A with Carrie Treggett-Skym, a trainer and regional field manager for Guide Dogs for the Blind.... Copyright 2011 by Pets Adviser®...
by Pets Adviser | Free Pet Advice on Jun 24, 2011

7 Questions for a Guide Dog Trainer

Quick Q&A with Carrie Treggett-Skym, a trainer and regional field manager for Guide Dogs for the Blind.... Copyright 2011 by Pets Adviser®...
by Pets Adviser | Free Pet Advice on Jun 24, 2011

Service Rat Trained to Lick Woman’s Face at First Sign of Trouble

We've heard of service dogs, but service rats? Eeek! A California woman relies on her trusty rodent to alert her to muscle spasms.... Copyright 2011 by Pets Adviser®...

Guide Dog for a Guide Dog?

Have you wondered what happens to retired guide dogs? If you're Edward, a Labrador retriever that is now blind, you get your own guide dog.
by Pets Adviser | Free Pet Advice on Mar 14, 2011

School District Finally Allows Autistic Boy to Bring Service Dog to Class

After a three-year battle, an Oregon school district has finally decided that a 10-year-old can bring a service dog to class.
by Pets Adviser | Free Pet Advice on Mar 10, 2011

Fire Department Dalmatian: Not a Myth!

The newest "firefighter" at Fort Smith Fire Station No. 4 in Arkansas is an adorable eight-week-old dalmatian puppy named Mudd.
by Pets Adviser | Free Pet Advice on Feb 24, 2011

Conservation Dogs Track Endangered Wildlife

Conservation dogs are trained to sniff out endangered wildlife, helping researchers protect dying animal species. The secret? It's all in the poo.
by Pets Adviser | Free Pet Advice on Feb 23, 2011

Fur and Prrr: Trained Service Animals Include Horses, Monkeys — Even Ducks

Service animals don't just come in dog or cat varieties. The blind being led by a horse? Of course! And don't forget monkeys... They can perform basic chores for the mobility-impaired. ... Join the discussion! Leave a comment on this post ...
by Pets Adviser | Free Pet Advice on Jan 11, 2011

Service Animals Gone Wild

San Francisco, and many other places, is being overrun by service animals!

No Monkeys Allowed?: Limitations on Service Animals

Those of you familiar with my writings know that interconnectedness of us and all other creatures with which we share the planet is one of my major themes. So, I was delighted to read Rebecca Skloot's story, Creature Comforts, in the NY Times about.
by Women's Bioethics Blog on Jan 7, 2009


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