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When Your Service Dog is Refused Entry

What would you do if you have a qualified service dog, but someone prevents you from entering his or her business? A quick review of the regulations is included in this post.

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Sizing up the dogs

Many dog lovers claim to love all canine types and sizes, and in a world where the tiniest breeds average only 5 pounds to those weighing over 150, this is a remarkable range of taste. Nevertheless, it does seem as if Americans prefer larger dogs.  Perhaps it is our culture (“bigger is better”?) or perhaps […]

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Etiquette with Service Dogs

The other day I was in line to pay at an office supplies store with my service dog sitting quietly by my side. Then, quite suddenly, I felt the leash stiffen. My dog suddenly stood up and twisted his head to look behind him. I did the same and discovered that the man waiting behind […]

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Pets vs Service Dogs

International Assistance Dog Week (IADW) was created to recognize all the devoted, hardworking assistance dogs helping individuals mitigate their disability related limitations. This year, IADW was August 4-10, 2013.  During that time, there was a considerable jump in news and questions about assistance dogs. But, Dr. B is sorry to report, there were just as […]

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