Category: Service Dogs, Therapy Dogs & ESAs

Why I Use Positive Force Free Training Methods 

Learning about various dog training methods can be overwhelming. This article outlines the science and research that supports using force free methods.

What Businesses Need to Know about Service Animals

Are you a business owner or manager that feels unsure about how to handle service dogs? If so this article and video should help answer your questions!

Kansas Service Dog Laws

In addition to federal laws there are state laws that protect service dogs and sometimes service dogs in training depending on where you live.

Service Dog Training Options

When considering getting a service dog one of the first things you need to decide is if you want to owner train or go with a program.

Breeder vs. Rescue for Your Service Dog Candidate

If a person decides to owner train a service dog they can either go through a breeder or a rescue. There are benefits and drawbacks to both options.

The Fair Housing Act (FHA)

The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination based on race, sex, religion, disability or familial status.

Abbreviations & Definitions

Some helpful abbreviations and definitions to be familiar with.

Service Dogs, Emotional Support Animals & Therapy Dogs

While many of us benefit from a relationship with our animals it’s important to understand how different animals are classified legally and what protections they do and do not have.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The Americans with Disabilities Act required employers to provide reasonable accommodations and outlines accessibility rules for public entities and public transportation.

Do You Qualify for a Service Dog?

When considering getting a service dog, the first thing you need to consider is if you qualify for one. To get a service dog you need to be disabled and the dog needs to be trained in tasks and/or work that helps to mitigate your disability.