Category Archives for "Service Animals"

The World of the Comfort Dog AKA Crisis Response Dog

Reading Time: 3 minutesDogs make everything better, especially in scary and stressful situations. Their presence seems to put us almost immediately in a better mood or at the very least feel comforted. Bringing comfort to people comes naturally to dogs, but with a little training, the reach of their comfort can reach hundreds of people. A dog like this goes

Can You Get a Service Dog for Depression?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Around four percent of the American population suffers from a severe mental health disability. For those who live with severe depression, living a normal life can be hard. They need a little help getting by in their day-to-day. One thing is for certain: they would greatly benefit from getting a service dog for depression. These animals

A Cane Corso Service Dog: Do These Pups Fit the Bill?

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you’re thinking about training your puppy to be a service dog, you’re not alone. It’s estimated that there are approximately 500,000 service dogs helping people with disabilities across the United States. Whether they’re used as emotional support dogs, help with visual impairment, mobility problems, or other issues, they can

Service Dog for Anxiety: Is There Even Such a Thing?

Reading Time: 5 minutesA service dog for anxiety is the hero dog that is specially trained to physically assist people suffering from severe anxiety and panic attacks. Anxiety can be a debilitating condition, with wide-ranging symptoms that can include anything from panic attacks to digestive issues to problems concentrating.  To learn more about what is a

A Service Animal Guide: Animals That Are Our Ears, Eyes and So Much More

Reading Time: 6 minutes A service animal is truly the hero of the animal world. Service animals can help people with all sorts of disabilities to maintain their independence and live fuller lives. Sadly, there is still a great deal of misunderstanding about who these helper animals actually are, and what they do. Fear not though, as we’re here to set the