Posts tagged "assistance dog"

Can Condo Association Says 'No' To Service Dog

Can Condo Association Says 'No' To Service Dog
Q: I live in a condominium complex, and the association won’t allow me to have a medical alert dog without a certification from a dog trainer. I want a dog who can bark at the door when I remove my hearing aids. I have chronic pain and I believe a dog would help me. I’ve... Read more »

Pit Bull Mix or Not, Judge Orders Service Dog Returned to Jim Sak

Pit Bull Mix or Not, Judge Orders Service Dog Returned to Jim Sak
I have no clue what the issues are in Aurelia, Iowa, a town of about 1,100 people. I am confident that the town  wasted time and money which could have been better spent, maybe on improving services for children, helping citizens in need or enhancing their new community center – instead they spent resources taking... Read more »

Service Dog Is Banished from Town; The Dog Is A Pit Bull

Service Dog Is Banished from Town; The Dog Is A Pit Bull
By Steve Dale “I didn’t know there was a Pit Bull ban,” says Jim Sak, who moved from Chicago to Aurelia, IA in November. Only days after moving to town a meter reader reported Sak and his wife Peggy Leifer to city officials because, to him, the new dog in town resembles a Pit Bull.... Read more »
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Service Dog Helps Legendary Trainer, Reports from Behavior Consultant Conference and Petfinder.com Advice

Click here to listen to this WGN Radio Petcast (give it a few moments to load) Marjie Alonso is the executive director of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC). I attended a recent IAABC conference, and talked to Marjie about how members of this organization save lives. And how to find a behavior... Read more »
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