Dogs are considered man’s best friend. Since the dawn of man, our ancestors have either been afraid of the dog’s ancestor the wolf, or used them to aid them activities such as hunting. Now we have evolved alongside dogs and we have helped breed them to our liking and to having them be useful to us. Nowadays dogs our usually just used as household pets, guard dogs, and service dogs. Service dogs have become the elite dogs due to their enhanced training and bred genetics they are definitely good at what they do. As a service dog they can help with physical disabilities and mental disabilities. This paper is going to focus on the service dog that helps veterans that have post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. How service dogs are different from emotional support dogs, how they aid in the process of recovery and how the government should start funding the training of the dogs. …show more content…
Not many people know the difference between a service and emotional support dog and how one is a working dog and the other is just has a paper saying you need to have a dog anxiety or something. In order to have a service dog you must have a disability mental or physical. A person with a disability has the right to bring their dog anywhere as in places of business, but if a person has impairment disabilities and has an emotional support dog that does not give them the right. The purpose of an emotional support dog is something a person would use when they are stressed or anxious in a new place or when a student is at college. It is a slippery slope with an emotional support dogs. Service dogs are trained to do a specific duties and do that one job very
Horizon NJ Health 210 Silvia St Ewing Township, NJ 08628 October 17, 2017 T’Azjsha Hart 432 Manheim Avenue Bridgeton, New Jersey 08302 Re: Kevin Hall OMNIA: Plan A 00-9550 Dear Horizon NJ Health, I am writing on behalf of my patient, Kevin Hall to document the medical necessity of a well-trained Service Dog for the needed support of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This letter provides information of patient’s diagnoses and enforces why a service dog would provide Kevin Hall with efficient support.
With research on the usefulness of service dogs in dealing with many physical and emotional issues, their training has evolved over the years. Before the civil war, most dogs were used for house things like pulling sleds, protection, livestock, and guarding your yard." Until dogs were first used during the Civil War in 1863. In those times all kinds of dogs were used for service dogs" (Lanting Fred, June 2012). Like pit bulls, Bulldogs, and Bull Terriers.
Corgis, Pomeranians, Saint Bernards, and Labrador Retrievers. What do all of these furry friends have in common? They can all be a part of a group known as therapy dogs. Therapy dogs are specially trained dogs who can help a variety of people in different settings. Imagine one day you are in a crowded area and all of a sudden you can't breath and are panicking because there are so many people around you.
“Under the ADA, a service animal is defined as a dog that has been individually trained to do work or perform tasks for an individual with a disability. The task(s) performed by the dog must be directly related to the person’s disability.” This information above does not disinclude any animal, yet states that a service animal is “defined” as a dog. The ADA argues that dogs are the easiest animal to train to do the job of helping their handler, yet nowhere in their rules does it say that a service animal is restricted to only that.
Many people (especially children) that are disabled feel isolated or alone from the outside world. Having a service dog helps break that barrier. For instance, if someone would feel uncomfortable asking about a person’s disabilities, they can show interest to how the dog helps the person. Being disabled has one major disadvantage, you can’t protect yourself. Luckily, having a service dog gives security to the owner.
A dog is a man’s best friend- a lot of people. Imagine you had some sort of mental or physical dissability. There are lots of ways you could get help, but a specific something sticks out the most. It is more of a someone than a something though. Dogs and lots of other animals improve lives in many ways such as aiding medical condition, lessen our stress, and help us do everyday or unusual tasks.
Assistance dogs have been used greatly for hundreds of years to emotionally help disabled individuals. Recently, many of these individuals have included war veterans such as Lieutenant Luis Carlos Montalvan. Montalvan served in Iraq not long after the 9/11 tragedy. When he returned home his marriage ended and he was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. Eventually, he discovered a service dogs program for people like him.
Contrary to popular belief, a service animal isn’t just seeing eye dogs. They also are not a pet and shouldn’t be treated like one. “Service animals are defined as dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities” (“ADA Requirements”, 2011). These animals go through many hours of training so that a person
Pets have been apart of humans lives for centuries. Dogs have been known as a “man 's best friend” for good reason. Cats and dogs are among the most popular types of pets in the United States. *They both make great house pets, but dogs make better house pets than cats for all ages. Dogs are better for playing with, adapting to new environments, and are better protectors than cats.
Justice for Dogs Have you ever seen a dog alone in the streets? And you want to pick them up and drop them off to the shelter but don’t have the time? Rather than picking up the dogs and dropping them off, you can help the poor animals from the very beginning. The little things like adopting a dog rather than buy a dog makes a huge difference.
Basic Obedience Training for Your Dog Dog training is a very complex job that demands a lot of patience. It requires dedication, patience and much work. The results do not come immediately and it takes time for your dog to understand what you want him to do. Dogs differ in learning, as well as people, some will understand faster and some slower.
The book, A Dog’s Purpose, follows a dog who searches for his unique purpose in life. The canine experiences reincarnation four times, and in every one of his different lives, he tries to accomplish making his human happy. In his first life, he is Toby and lives in the Yard with a woman called Señora. Toby adjusts to his life in the Yard and assumes his purpose is to make Señora smile. He comforts her and takes pride in being her favorite.
The winter season was upon us. Snow fell, christmas decorations were up, and our spirits were high. My brother, Milan, and I loved the holiday season. Spending time with our family, opening gifts, playing in the snow; it was all like a dream come true. Every year we made our own wish lists, decorating them in green and red stickers.