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What are the various jobs preformed by service dogs?

I am doing a paper on service dogs and I was wondering what the different jobs were that they preform. I know there's seeing eye dogs and emotional support dogs, but what other disabilities can dogs offer help for?

Asked By: Pixie - 7/25/2009
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Answered By: mariahleadme - 7/26/2009
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drug dogs, blind persons dogs, search and rescue dogs
Answered By: Valerie - 7/25/2009
 
give them baths
Answered By: Mitchell - 7/25/2009
 
Some service dogs are trained for handicapped people. Wheelchair bound people use dogs to help with their daily lives. I saw a show on the Animal Planet about this. They assist them from turning on lights to retrieving dropped objects.
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Answered By: suezdawter - 7/25/2009
 
Therapy dogs... More
Answered By: Curly_q - 7/25/2009
 
Let's see...there's seeing eye dogs, hearing dogs for deaf people, dog's for people in wheelchairs, bigger dogs that offer the support of their bodies to the owner. The various dogs are trained to pick up dropped items, open and close things, lead their people around, alert them to noises(telephone, doorbell, smoke... More
Answered By: kristendw78 - 7/25/2009
 
First Emotional Support Animals/Dogs (ESAs) are NOT service animals. A service animal is task trained to assist a person with a disability (as defined by the ADA) by mitigating some part of that disability. Just "being there" isn't a task... More
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Answered By: LolaMarigolda - 7/26/2009
 
emotional support dogs are not actually service animals.. they are just basically a pet that your Dr reccommends you have.. they are not actually trained to perform any task or function to assist with a disability... they do NOT have the same rights as service dogs to public access. They may be allowed in housing... More
Answered By: BYBS abuse their pets - 7/26/2009
 
Actually emotional support dogs are a separate category from service dogs... More
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Answered By: Kirsten R - 7/29/2009
 
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