You know what a service dog is. In case, you lack information, they are specially trained dog to serve people who have any disabilities. They selflessly are the supporting hand for people and offer them care and love. But there are some people who get fake certificates and claim that their dog is a service dog. This can lead to dangerous situations. A service dog trainer took the liberty to take out her frustration n the whole situation.
“I have been working around dogs thanks to my family since I was very young,” Lex told Hiptoro “I became a professional dog trainer almost 3 years ago. I now work for a service dog training organization.” Her own service dog, Faith, performs a variety of tasks which she lists here: “MEDICAL ALERT – Migraine alert – Panic attack alert GUIDE – Follow a person – Find an exit PSYCHIATRIC – Deep pressure therapy – Tactile stimulation – Self harm disruption – Block (front) – Cover me (back) MOBILITY – Retrieve dropped items.”
“There is, and as far as I know, a couple bills have been proposed to congress,” Lex told us. “However, it has been deemed that requiring such certification or licencing would be discriminatory and in violation of the ADA. Personally, I believe there needs to be a national certification and registration for LEGITIMATE service dogs trained to assist people with LEGITIMATE disabilities.”
Tumblr user Trainingfaith is a service dog trainer. This is her service dog, Faith
She has become increasingly frustrated with people falsely claiming their pets as service animals
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