Working Like Dogs: The Service Dog Guidebook

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Alpine Publications, Jan 1, 2007 - Pets - 113 pages
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A resource on service dogs includes an overview of assistance dogs, and information on deciding to get a dog, team training, the access a service dog provides, veterinarians, routine home healthcare, illness and retirement of a service dog, coping with the death of dog, successor dogs, and puppy raisers.

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Great for anyone with an assistance dog

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Contents

INTRODUCTION TO ASSISTANCE
1
Behavior and Training Standards
9
THEY DONT CALL IT BOOT CAMP
17
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About the author (2007)

A paraplegic for over 30 years, Marcie Davis has been partnered with a service dog for over thirteen years. She holds an MA in Library Science from the University of Southern Mississippi and is the Chief Executive Officer of Davis Innovations, a public health and human service consulting firm.

Melissa Bunnell holds a masters degree in Social Work from Ohio State University and has specialized in family and crisis counseling. In 2003, she co-founded Working Like Dogs, LLC, an organization dedicated to working dogs around the world.

Betty White Ludden (born January 17, 1922), better known as Betty White, is an American actress, comedian, author, and former game show host. She is best known for her television roles as Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls. White won seven Emmy awards and received 20 Emmy nominations. In 2010 she became the oldest person to guest-host Saturday Night Live, for which she also received a Primetime Emmy Award. She met her husband, Allen Ludden, while appearing as a celebrity guest on his game show, Password. White has also authored many books. In 2011 she wrote If You Ask Me (and of Course You Won't) which was on the New York Times nonfiction bestseller list.

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