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Legislative Alerts Support NJ Bill Requiring Employee Training on Service Dog Accommodations (Status Updated 1/26/24)
Update: On 1/25/24, SB 1238 was passed with amendments, and referred to the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee for further consideration. The American Kennel Club (AKC) encourages New Jersey residents to join in expressing support of Senate Bill 1238, which seeks to require employers that serve customers in public facilities to provide training to employees […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/support-nj-bill-requiring-employee-training-service-dog-accommodations/ | January 23, 2024
Legislative Alerts Minnesota Companion Bill Would Provide Funding for Training PTSD Service Dogs for Firefighters
Friday, March 15, 2019 The American Kennel Club (AKC) is pleased to support Minnesota House File 478.  Like its companion bill, SF 1109, this bill seeks to provide $150,000 in funding for the training of service dogs to assist some of the state’s firefighters with posttraumatic stress disorder.  All Minnesota residents are encouraged to join […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/minnesota-companion-bill-provide-funding-training-ptsd-service-dogs-firefighters/ | March 15, 2019
Legislative Alerts Minnesota Bill Would Provide Funding for Training PTSD Service Dogs for Firefighters
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 The American Kennel Club (AKC) is pleased to support Minnesota Senate Bill 1109.  The bill seeks to provide $150,000 in funding for the training of service dogs to assist some of the state’s firefighters with posttraumatic stress disorder.  All Minnesota residents are encouraged to join in support of the bill. AKC’s […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/minnesota-bill-provide-funding-training-ptsd-service-dogs-firefighters/ | February 12, 2019
Expert Advice: Feature Read How One Owner Took Training Her Service Dog Into Her Own Hands
Meet Jaquie Blake and her one-year-old Golden Retriever, Harlow. Harlow is an unbelievably special pup, who works hard every day training to be a service dog for Jaquie.     A photo posted by A service pup in training! ♿�� (@helper_dog_harlow) on Jun 17, 2016 at 1:55pm PDT Jaquie suffers from epilepsy and narcolepsy, among […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/read-how-one-owner-took-training-her-service-dog-into-her-own-hands/ | July 1, 2016
Expert Advice: News See A Service Dog In Training Graduate From High School
Aero, a Rottweiler service dog in training, participated in Camelback High School's graduation ceremony on Thursday. Aero has been working with a senior at the Phoenix school as part of his training with Lifeline Assistance Dogs. Aero participated in graduation rehearsal and his owner, Riann, posted this on the dog's Facebook page: "Aero will be […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/see-a-service-dog-in-training-graduate-from-high-school/ | May 23, 2016
Expert Advice: News See How Service Dogs In Training Can Help Inmates Give Back To Society
At six prisons in New York and New Jersey, inmates can participate in a program where they learn to train purpose-bred Labrador Retrievers to become service dogs for veterans and explosive detection dogs for law enforcement. But as much as the inmates are helping train the dogs, the dogs are teaching the inmates responsibility and helping them gain a sense of self. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/service-dogs-can-help-inmates/ | April 18, 2016
Canine Partners See Service Dogs in Training at Store
Kallie, a psychiatric service dog, and Rio, a puppy in training to become a service dog, go on an outing to Walmart to work on their training. Rio is a Labrador Retriever, and Kallie is a Border Collie/Cattle Dog mix.
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/see-service-dogs-in-training-at-store/ | September 11, 2015
American Hairless Terrier standing in profile in the grass.
Expert Advice: Dog Gear & Accessories Dog Leashes 101: These Leashes Were Made for Walking
Selecting the right type of dog leash can make the difference between a relaxing, enjoyable outing for you and your dog and a frantic tug-of-war.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/choosing-right-dog-leash/ | July 10, 2024
Bulldog puppy getting a check-up at the vet.
Expert Advice: Fitness & Exercise Does Your Dog Need a Massage? Benefits of the Canine Massage
Canine massage has many benefits for dogs from puppies to seniors. It can ease pain, increase mobility and circulation, and aid in recovery.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dog-massage/ | July 5, 2024
Expert Advice: Dog Gear & Accessories Choosing the Right Dog Harness for Your Dog
Dog harnesses have loops that go around a dog's torso and the widest part of their neck. In addition to keeping dogs secure, a harness applies less...
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/choosing-the-right-dog-harness/ | July 3, 2024

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