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US Service Animals - PTSD Service Dog Tasks | How They Help You

US Service Animals - PTSD Service Dog Tasks | How They Help You

Jun 30, 2018 By USSA
Service dogs are becoming more and more common as a treatment for PTSD. Service dogs are trained to perform many tasks that can alleviate the symptoms of the disorder by providing a sense of safety and security
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US Service Animals - Emotional Support Animal Laws | See What Rights You Have

US Service Animals - Emotional Support Animal Laws | See What Rights You Have

Jun 27, 2018 By USSA
Having an emotional support animal means your animal is covered by many laws that can prevent a person with a disability from being excluded or limited from certain benefits, accommodations and circumstances.
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US Service Animals - What Disabilities Qualify for a Service Dog? Our Comprehensive Guide

US Service Animals - What Disabilities Qualify for a Service Dog? Our Comprehensive Guide

Jun 22, 2018 By USSA
A person’s disability must first fall under the ADA definition of a mental or physical disability, but this is not necessarily enough to qualify a person for a service animal
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US Service Animals - Can Dogs Eat Watermelon? Summer Fun With Your Dog

US Service Animals - Can Dogs Eat Watermelon? Summer Fun With Your Dog

Jun 22, 2018 By USSA
While there are many summer snacks such as ice cream and milkshakes that may not be safe for your animal to ingest, watermelon is a great snack your animal can enjoy to cool off and hydrate when the temperatures rise.
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US Service Animals - Benadryl for Dogs

US Service Animals - Benadryl for Dogs

Jun 21, 2018 By USSA
Benadryl for Dogs | Is It Safe To Use and How To Use It?
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US Service Animals - The Basics of Training Your Dog

US Service Animals - The Basics of Training Your Dog

Jun 1, 2018 By USSA
Dog training is a wonderful experience. It feels rewarding, and it gives you and your dog the opportunity to strengthen the bond between you. It’s expected of new human members of a household to conform to certain acceptable behavior while in that house;
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US Service Animals - Our Guide to Clicker Training Dogs

US Service Animals - Our Guide to Clicker Training Dogs

Jun 1, 2018 By USSA
One of the first things a dog owner asks after bringing home a new puppy is how to train it. There are many strategies and tactics for training dogs, and it’s hard to know which one is best. Positive training techniques are currently more popular than neg
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US Service Animals - What to Look for in a Service Dog Trainer

US Service Animals - 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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US Service Animals - Our Guide to Positive Dog Training

US Service Animals - 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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US Service Animals - Alaska Airlines Pet Policy

US Service Animals - 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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