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Service Animals

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Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, service animals are defined as those individually trained to perform tasks that mitigate the disability of their disabled handler. This includes guide dogs, hearing dogs, and service dogs for other disabilities. This category does not include Working Animals or Farm Animals. In this category, there are questions about ADA guidelines, laws, hearing dogs, service dogs, task training and training schools.
Most of us working in the overseas contractor biz will come into  contact with a working dog team occasionally. You might work with a  Narcotics Detection Dog (NDD) or an Explosives Detection Dog (EDD).  You may also run across a Cadaver Dog, a.k.a Human Remains Dog  (HRD).
The dog goes the about half of what a regular service dog does. Three step process, it only completes the first two. Step one is Obediance and must pass the AKC-CGC (Canine Good Citizen) test Step 2 is Public Access and ensuring the dog is well behaved in public, ADI Public Access Test.
If the blind person has written proof that the dog is in fact their working guide dog, then in the US they cannot be refused entry into public places. I am 99% certain that they cannot be refused entry if their partner is allowed entry. Ex. if their owner goes to a movie theater, it's private owned,...
  == polices are allowed to train their dogs in anytime. I know that because i am a police man who trains a dog.policemen usually in Indonisia train dogs in 11am on the morning on the weekend. ==
Yes any trace of drugs even a phaint sent they can track it 
the dogs do not actually perform crime, but they help the officers in apprehention of criminal and smelling out drugs of people. shepards are excellet at it all.
The first guide dog was for the blind, opened in 1929 and was called "The Seeing Eye." For a long time, theyonly used this, there was only this type of training available forservice dogs. That were in America, as we know of.
These six tests will help you work out whether your canine should  go to Harvard or just stay asleep on the couch.
I believe you can be promoted in the way that they will take you tomore dangerous places to do more dangerous things with your dog.
2 Get some advice from a pet shop. 1 until then just warm up a little milk and feed it very gently with an eye dropper or see if it will drink on its own. for solids a little baby porridge is also good.
Only the police officers who work with the K-9 unit. So 1 out ofevery 30.
Usually police will have a kaynin to help them with searching but  usually it'll be a German Shepard.
Contact your states attorney general or a local lawyer as each state has different requirements. Public Schools in general have many policies that govern service dogs.
The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association is to begin training dogsto help blind or partially-sighted people under the current limitof 16.
1 normal dog. 2 intense training. 3 guide dog
I would think so....they might be blind.
Well, if the dog seems especially interested and sniffs something out, the police will check him, and if they find anything, he/she will most likely go to jail.
The American Women's Voluntary Services (AWVS) was instrumental in the founding of Guide Dogs for the Blind to aid blinded veterans.
First and foremost, a guide dog should have rock-solid nerves. He should be calm and confident, obeying even in the midst of chaos. He should not be easily frightened but also should not be ignorant of real danger when it presents itself. Just as you wouldn't want a guide dog who trembled at the...
They all help help people. K9 dogs: find injured people and getthem out alive. Guide dogs: help people understand theirsurroundings to keep them alive. And Guard dogs: Keep people awayfrom dangerous things therefore keeping them alive and well.
 Tracking of persons  Wildlife detection  Evidence recovery  Officer protection  Criminal apprehension  
German Shepards are mostly police dogs it determines how aggressive they are and how trained they are
Usually I see a Golden Retriever or Labrador doing the job. These breeds are very smart! Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, and German Shepherds
Seeing eye dogs are trained from birth. They are kept at a breeding kennel, and staff socialize them with their litter until they are 8 weeks old. At this time they are tested for guide dog traits, and those puppies that pass are sent to puppy raisers. The puppy raisers teach their puppy excellent...
The US Federal Government enacted the ADA in 1990 to protect disabled persons including their Service Dogs while in public. This law merged all the little laws of the time in to one common document. It is split in to 3 sections, Title I covers workplace and disabled employees, Title II covers Public...
Normally the Husky. It is bred for the purpose.   The husky has a thick, long coat of fur that protects it from the cold.
The dog is trained to know where its owner is. At all times.
Fourteen year olds legally can not work most places. They can  however do odd jobs around the neighborhood such as mowing yards,  babysitting, weeding, dog walking, or pet sitting.
  Inquire within your neighborhood as to who would like you to walk their dogs.
There are many. ActiveDogs.com is one that I've used, they also do custom design. PowerPaw Creations & LDS Leather are other manufactures of Guide Dog Harnesses.
The most common guide and police dog breeds are the German Shepard and Labrador retriever.
You should be able to since the dog is assisting you. If you are a customer coming in from the public you may bring your service animal anywhere you are normally allowed to go under Title III of the ADA (1990). If you are an employee of a firm and work in an office you must inform your work of...
I think you can be any age as long as you are responsible and can handle the dog or puppy.Also A Parent knows where you are at all times.And Have a good price per dog.And Know the dog by that I mean you know if it is mean or nice!! This Was AnswerGirl23!! .
Police use dogs which have both extreme loyalty to their owners and obedience to every command. Many herding dogs are loyal to a fault but are used to doing what they want. They may defend their owner but they won't be trained how to beg. Much less find drugs! German Shepherds are often seen because...
If a person is deaf, it is possible for them to have a guide dog.For example, if a deaf person is crossing the street and a car isbeeping right behind them, the dog will move along with the deafperson. Though, guide dogs are usually needed for blind people. (*EDIT - This is incorrect. Only blind...
They can only smell what they are trained to smell bomb dogs only smell for explosives. Drug dogs only smell for what drugs they where trained to smell and a missing persons dogs is trained to pick up different humans by command of the officer. U can train your dog to smell out what ever u want take...
Depends on the program. But a trained adult should be supervising until the young trainer is competent to work on their own.
Normal Names... in fact they spend most of their lives just as a normal K9 would. With their handlers, families etc. They just have specialized training.   yes they do
Gather up your cat and the kittens and take her to the vet.. Seconded. . If you don't she will probably/certainly die, and then the kittens will, as the will have no mother to feed them.
Pet therapy can be with all people who have disabilities.
Yes. It spawned the Seeing Eye Organization. One of the founders of The Seeing Eye was America's first guide dog owner, Nashville resident Morris Frank. Frank was trained with German Shepherd Dog Buddy in Switzerland in 1928. In 1927, Morris Frank, as a blind man had written Mrs. Dorothy...
Seeing eye dogs are dogs that help blind people. They have a special harness that the blind person holds on to.They help the person get around. For example, If the seeing eye dog stops, The blind person can feel the the dog stopped and the person knows that he or she has to stop, too. A guide dog...
Guide and other Service Dogs work for as long as they can. When they can no longer function as a reliable guide they are retired and either stay with the handler or go back to the original trainer/org. Many families like to adopt retired service animals, giving them a loving home in their golden...
Dogs are highly biddable (enjoy working for people) and trainable. They are readily available and easily cared for. Dogs are capable of performing many useful tasks to help their disabled owners. They are more socially accepted than most other domesticated animals.
There are many breeder's, just type it in and you'll get results.
Yes, the ADI (Assistance Dogs International, Inc.) sets global standards for service dog training. Most schools are members to ensure compliance. Owner Trained services dogs are legally treated the same, however it is up to the owner/trainer to ensure it meets the legal requirements of being...
Unfortunately, they do. A fake service dog is a dog that is not properly trained or a handler who is not legally disabled. In most states it's a serious crime to impersonated a disabled person or use an untrained service dog. FL Law gives up to 60 days in jail and/or a $5,000 fine as it's a second...
No, the ADA does not require Service Dogs to be certified.
Per the ADA Though service animals of all kinds can legally accompany their disabled handler almost anywhere the handler goes, they can be excluded from areas where their presence would constitute either a fundamental alteration of goods and services available for all or a direct threat to safety....
They might know some destinations. It's fairly common for dogsto be able to lead the way home for instance. . But usually it's up to the handler to do the main navigation,and the dog deals with the small stuff. . If Walking in a city, the handler tracks number of intersectionsand turns. The dog...
  no, but they do have blind spots directly in front and behind them which means they cant see you there
Yes, fully trained service dogs are permitted to accompany theirdisabled handler in any part of a restaurant in which members ofthe public are permitted. This means they are permitted in diningrooms, rest rooms and lobbies of restaurants, but not in the foodpreparation areas such as kitchens. Not...
They help you see most of the time, and they really do help! Mygrandmother had one and her dog helped loadssss!
Because the dog needs to concentrate on its job - guiding.
No they must be a large breed of dog.
I believe the modified version of the German Shepard
Depends on the org, many are volunteers that get no pay and do it in their spare time. Others are full-time and get between minimum wage to triple depending on the org and their skill level.
Just after WWI, Germany & Switzerland. It spread to the rest ofthe world quickly. German Shephards were very common and easy to train at the time. The first guide dog training schools were established in Germanyduring World War I, to enhance the mobility of returning veteranswho were blinded....
  Few animals are equipped to survive the harsh arctic environment. Typical species used as service animals, such as dogs and primates, are unlikely to do well there. However, it might be possible under the right circumstances (indoors).
Hippotherapy is a treatment that uses the multidimensional movement of the horse; from the Greek word "hippos" which means horse. Specially trained physical, occupational and speech therapists use this medical treatment for clients who have movement dysfunction. The horse movements are different...
Yes! A therapy should be spayed (preferably) before her first heat cycle, at around 5-6 months of age.
I'd say no. I don't see how the ancient, formerly lost, Italian city of Pompeii, has any bearing on Guide Dogs. I have not found any reports suggesting a Guide Dog was recovered in the ruins.
The weight of a horse's bit depends on the weight of the horse. For  a small horse or pony the bit can be a few ounces, and for a large  horse it can be several pounds in weight.
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There are disabled handlers and service dogs all around the world. There are also training schools in every state.
  Yes, some horses do not care where they go. It is up to us to make sure their food and water stays clean.
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People are safe and those dogs are trained to sniff drugs, bombsand stuff like that. From time to time our department gets a call from an outside agencyand the conversation typically goes something like this: "We werethinking of starting a K-9 unit. We have a German Shepherd and acar; what else do...
  The female has babies, the male doesn't.
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Well, a German Shepherd is a specific breed which most police use... But a German Police Dog can be a Springer, Lab, Rottweiler or Dobermanns are popular. There are many others but not really that popular. actually- you are correct, but let me improve the answer if i may: a gsd is a breed which...
There is no global registration so any answer is just an educated guess. Based on the published numbers of trained dogs, it's estimated there are 8,000 guides dogs in the USA, working on any given day. The UK has about 3,000 on it's rolls.
Well, in therpay, dogs reduce the risk of health problems like heart attacks, and on so. Get a dog today! :D
If the drugs are in a concealed bag/envelope on the Suspect, then  it is safe, But if, Lets say you raid a drug-house and cocaine are  sitting on a table uncovered by anything, and the K-9 starts  sniffing it, then we wouldn't know, because scientists never did  drug testing on any domestic...
Dogs and handlers usually work standard shifts. They are normally assigned regular patrol duties.
They are treated fairly, but on duty they are locked in cages in  the back of the SUV, Mainly for the Protection of them and the  Suspect, sometimes they bark intensely because of the suspect. They  are loved by the officer and citizens who are walking by, by the  end of the day, they are given...
Most service dog programs are about 18 months, and with 4 hours of training per day, that equates to about $15,000 for the insurance value for a service dog. In your case, if it's a pet, and your wanting to train it to be your service dog for medical alert, you would need to arrange it with a...
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References to guide dogs date at least as far back as the mid-16th  century; the second line of the popular verse alphabet "A was an  Archer" is most commonly "B was a Blind-man/Led by a dog"
In addition to Sniggledepops, Couriers also do not exist. However, here is what they look like in my head..... Couriers are small creatures and look much like a horse, except for the small, feathery wings that stick out from their shoulders. They are about the same length as the spine of your...
  Many breeds live over 10 years if cared for properly. I have heard of roosters lasting up to 15 years.
Instinct. All mothers, including dogs and people, change. Maternal instinct is very strong, to protect the young and to guide and train them for life. It's the final step of maturity.
Yes, there certainly are medical plans. Also, in England (and in a  few places in the U.S.) there are pension plans that will ensure  continuing medical help once their work is done.  There are groups trying to get these pension plans enforced over  the whole United States.
=== Registration ===   Most countries only recognize service animals from approved programs. In those countries approved programs register their own dogs. In the U.S. private trainers and owners are permitted to train service dogs in addition to programs. Registration is not required as a...
Service dogs and Emotional Support dogs help people. Even a pet dog can be trained in tasks to help people such as with opening home doors when the owner is holding things. If you are asking what "Type" as in breed, any breed can be trained to be a service dog. From a small Chihuahua to a Great Dane...
Dogs have a STRONG sense of smell, that is their ability, POLICE  decided to use them for drugs and many other police matters, they  keep us safe, For EXAMPLE, if a raid goes wrong and the suspect is  running on foot and hiding in YOUR neighbor hood, You would be  scared out of your life, right?...
A number of service dog programs use rescue dogs as their stock. Usually for hearing dogs or medical alert. Very few of the available rescue dogs have the temperament needed for service dog work. Rescue dogs usually come from shelters where they were unwanted pets. By getting a rescue dog you help...