Service dogs are a great way to get the help you need while having a furry friend to rely on. But did you know that there are a few different types of service dogs? Do you know the difference between service dogs, therapy dogs, and emotional support dogs?
Service dog training: There are a series of tests that your service dog should pass. Your service dog should have basic obedience mastered before moving on to service dog-specific training. There isn’t a set requirement for hours in the U.S., but over a period of 6 months, most dogs complete 120 hours.
Where can you take your service dog? Places you can take a registered service dog include work, hotels, restaurants, planes, stores, rental properties, and the beach.
Take your service dog to work: The ADA requires businesses to include reasonable accommodations for people working with disabilities. One of those accommodations includes using service animals in the workplace.