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SitStay Blog How Service Dogs Help Treat Depression & Anxiety

How Service Dogs Help Treat Depression & Anxiety

Service dogs are some ofhumanity's most important partners in their fight against depression and anxiety. These dogs are trained to be reliable companions who can spot signs of difficulty when they arise.
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Are there color recommendations for Service Dog equipment and gear?

Are there color recommendations for Service Dog equipment and gear?

Service dogs have numerous responsibilities. To make their job easier they may need equipment that functions well in a variety of settings.
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SitStay Blog 2016 Gear Awards

2016 Top Gear Awards

Check out this list for our most popular gear of the year! There's something here for dogs big and small.

 

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Distinguish your Dog with a Service Dog Patch

Distinguish your Dog with a Service Dog Patch

Dogs better people and society in so many different ways. Did you know that there are over a dozen kinds of service dogs? That is a pretty impressive number, especially when you consider that that number doesn't even include therapy dogs.
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SitStay Blog Everything your Service Dog Might Need

Everything Your Service Dog Might Need

When you have a service dog, it's important to have access to everything your dog needs. Service dogs frequently visit places that are off-limits to pets, and it's important for them to be properly recognized as service animals. This not only ensures that the dogs will always be welcome, but also helps identify them to curious passersby.
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Why your Service Dog should wear a Service Dog Vest

Why your Service Dog should wear a Service Dog Vest

Service dogs are able to lead the blind, alert deaf people to alarms, retrieve items for the immobile, and so much more. For a person that has a disability, it is imperative that their service dog is with them at all times, and it is illegal for a business owner to deny access to a service dog or even to ask for identification.
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To Pet or Not Pet, Is it okay to pet working dogs?

To Pet or Not Pet, Is it okay to pet working dogs?

As a dog lover or even an animal lover, in general, the sight of a working dog that appears very friendly can be an almost irresistible trigger for the need to pet it. It is important however to understand that working dogs need to focus on their handler and should not be distracted from their tasks at hand.
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How to measure your dog for a Service Dog Vest

How to measure your dog for a Service Dog Vest

Measuring your dog for a working vest is easy!
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Where to find Training for Guide Dogs

Where to find Training for Guide Dogs

Dogs are intelligent animals whose instinctive versatility fit well into a variety of roles. They are and have been valued police officer partners, treasured family members, best friends and irreplaceable helpers to those with special needs. Canines trained as guide dogs have helped visually impaired people maintain their independence and normalcy for decades.
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What is a Guide Dog

What is a Guide Dog

Guide dogs are specially trained to help those who are blind or suffer from some other visual impairment. Guide dogs can help people with these disabilities to lead a more normal life and help to keep them safe.
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