Service dogs are all trained to meet the specific needs of their owners. They are educated to help reduce the impacts of certain disabilities for people. But do you know why types of service dogs there are? And do you know how the laws affect each of the different types of service dogs?
These dogs are trained to give psychological and physiological therapy to multiple people.
Dogs that assist humans with psychiatric disorders are trained to complete a core set of tasks. Some common psychiatric disorders that trained service dogs can assist with are: autism, depression, panic disorder, PTSD, and Schizophrenia. These types of dogs, along with seeing eye dogs have the most legal support than any other type of service dog!
Emotional Support Dogs
These dogs provide comfort and don’t have to undergo any training. These types of dogs are recognized under the Department of Justice and HUD’s fair Housing act to actually live in homes that do not allow pets!