All About Service and Guide Dogs, Veterinarians in Beaverton Oregon

In Celebration of National Service/Guide Dog Month, we’re sharing this great article from Jenna Stregowski, RVT at The Spruce Pet.

You have probably heard the terms service dog and assistance dog before, but do you know what these terms truly mean? Generally speaking, a service dog or assistance dog is a working dog specially trained to help a person or group of people with a disability or specific needs. However, there is a bit more to the definition of a service dog, especially in the eyes of the law. A service dog is a type of working dog but is very different from other working dogs like police dogs, cadaver dogs, and search-and-rescue dogs.

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