Salute to Service Dogs! - pinner note: some dogs are chosen as candidates later in their youth, including from shelters! A significant portion of service dogs in the US are not trained by programs, but by their own handlers, and those who are socialized and trained properly do just as well as dogs who are trained from birth.
Types of Assistance Dogs -We have created an infographic displaying the common types of assistance dogs and their skills in order to help raise awareness of how a trained dog can benefit the lives of many people. It also highlights how applicable an assistance dog can be to those who have experienced a serious injury and as a resul... -shared by Mediarun | published Mar 05, 2014