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What Is A Certified Assistance Dog?

If you are already part of the service dog “community”, you might already be familiar with the issue around the ...
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Dealing With Invasive Questions About Your Service Dog & Health

Many service dog handlers are continuously questioned about the “validity” of their dog and their disability. These questions can be ...
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Your Pet Is Not Your Service Dog

“You are so lucky to get to take your dog everywhere! How do I get my dog certified as a ...
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Types of Service Dogs

Close your eyes, and picture a service dog. What do you see? Is it a large dog, maybe a lab, ...
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Is Service Dog Training Right For You?

In the past few months, Atlas Assistance Dogs has had the privilege of attending and speaking at two Karen Pryor ...
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Mike’s Story

I have been coping with the challenges of rheumatoid arthritis for more than 25 years. Because arthritis is a progressive ...
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Allergic to Your Service Dog, Get Out!

This past week, one of our clients “Lucie” was aggressively sent out of a store while she was browsing the ...
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I’m so confused! Emotional Support Animals, Service Dogs, and Psychiatric Service Dog Tasks?

What’s the Difference? One of the most misunderstood concepts is the difference between an emotional support animal (ESA) versus a ...
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