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service dog

n.
A dog that has been specially trained to assist a disabled person with certain daily tasks, such as picking up an object from the floor.

service dog

a dog trained to aid disabled persons with such tasks as opening or closing doors, picking up dropped items, or pulling a wheelchair.
A dog trained to care for a person with disabilities, most commonly those with visual impairment, but also those with ambulatory disabilities in wheelchairs

service dog

A dog trained to care for a person with disabilities, most commonly those with visual impairment, but also those with ambulatory disabilities who are confined to wheelchairs. See Adaptive equipment, Americans with Disabilities Act, Physical barriers.
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It can take up to 2 years for service dogs to complete training.
For example, one of ECLC's students, Shellsea, worked on her hand-grip strength as well as her range of motion in her shoulders by holding onto a tug toy as the facility/ service dog, Patrina, pulled her on a scooter.
When they leave, the veterans can take home a fully trained service dog at no cost.
The Warrior Canine Connection (WCC) uses veterans with PTSD and TBI to train service dogs for soldiers with spinal cord injuries.
12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NuVet Labs, creator of NuVet Plus, a natural, nutritional pet vitamin supplement, is proud to announce a partnership with Veteran owned & operated K9's For Freedom & Independence, a non-profit organization dedicated to training and providing service dogs to veterans.
Gareth said after buying Ellie he was told by Service Dogs Europe they would have to get additional training separately.
Joanne now wants to warn other people in Merseyside who may also have used Service Dogs Europe.
Patriot PAWS aims to inspire and restore the physical and emotional independence of disabled American veterans and others with mobile disabilities by providing service dogs at no cost.
Freedom Service Dogs mission is to rescue dogs from shelters and train them for service to assist Veteran and Active Duty Military with a variety of disabilities.
Sterilization Service Dogs and Cats, Born 2015, in accordance with the provisions attached Terms of Reference and Technical Specifications.
In its submission, Air Canada argued that CTA's ruling would force it to discriminate against passengers with service dogs, abd will be violative of the U.
Paws Fur Thought, an organization that provides for the training of service dogs to help veterans suffering from PTSD, was one organization chosen as a recipient of $25,000 this year.

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