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What to Look for in a Service Dog Trainer

What to Look for in a Service Dog Trainer

Jun 1, 2018 By USSA
Service dog trainers are responsible for teaching service animals to complete the tasks required of them to assist their disabled owner. As the trainer plays one of the most important roles in your animal’s life, choosing the wrong service dog trainer cou
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Our Guide to Positive Dog Training

Our Guide to Positive Dog Training

Apr 30, 2018 By USSA
Research shows that positive methods of puppy training not only work, but also actually result in a happier, better behaved dog. These methods are trusted by organizations that train service dogs, bomb detection dogs and search and rescue dogs. It’s cruci
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Alaska Airlines Pet Policy

Alaska Airlines Pet Policy

Apr 30, 2018 By USSA
Alaska Airlines has many policies in place to accommodate those traveling with service or emotional therapy animals. Passengers accompanied by service animals are excluded from the weight and size requirements for animal crates, as long as the animal does
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Can you get a service dog grant? Get The Resources Your Need

Can you get a service dog grant? Get The Resources Your Need

Apr 30, 2018 By USSA
There are a number of non-profit organizations, foundations and businesses that provide grants for disabled people eligible for a service dog. There are different types of grants based on disability type. Most of these grants require that you apply and pr
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Must-have Supplies for Service Animals

Must-have Supplies for Service Animals

Apr 30, 2018 By USSA
Most animal owners love to spoil their pets by making sure they have the best supplies and equipment available, and it’s no different with service dogs. However, while all dogs require basic supplies any pet would need, there are more specific supplies ne
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Can you get a Service Dog for Bipolar Disorder?

Can you get a Service Dog for Bipolar Disorder?

Apr 30, 2018 By USSA
Service dogs can not only be trained for tasks related to Bipolar Disorder, but also for tasks specific to an individual’s symptoms and needs regarding his or her disorder. The service dog works to assist the owner in many ways, which can help alleviate t
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JetBlue Pet Policy

JetBlue Pet Policy

Apr 24, 2018 By USSA
JetBlue Airlines make it a priority to assist those traveling with service dogs in any way possible. JetBlue requires passengers with psychiatric service animals or emotional therapy animals to provide documentation to verify the disability and need for t
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Service Dogs vs. Therapy Dogs

Service Dogs vs. Therapy Dogs

Apr 24, 2018 By USSA
Dogs have been assisting mankind since the early days of civilization, and today it’s very common for dogs to help people who have mental, physical or intellectual disabilities with every day life. You may have heard the terms “service dog” or “therapy do
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Hawaiian Airlines Pet Policy

Hawaiian Airlines Pet Policy

Apr 24, 2018 By USSA
Each airline’s pet policy is different, and in this article we will outline the ins and outs of the Hawaiian Airlines Pet Policy.
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Can You Get a Service Dog for Anxiety?

Can You Get a Service Dog for Anxiety?

Apr 24, 2018 By USSA
nimal lovers who suffer from anxiety often have the question of whether they would be eligible to have a service dog for anxiety. The answer is yes; you can absolutely get a service dog for a mental illness, including anxiety.
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