Can German Shepherds Be Service Dogs?

Can German Shepherds Be Service Dogs?

by Dr. Erica Irish 5 min read

The Labrador Retriever is one of the most popular breeds for these tasks, but what about other breeds like the German Shepherd? And what does it mean to be a service dog?
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Where Can I Find an Emotional Support Animal ID Card?

Where Can I Find an Emotional Support Animal ID Card?

by Bold Commerce Collaborator 4 min read

While there are many different places that you can get an emotional support ID card, SitStay is a great source of different kinds of ID cards. This article will explain all about emotional support animals and where to get an acceptable ID card for your dog.
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Dog Agility Classes: What You Need to Know!

Dog Agility Classes: What You Need to Know!

by Dr. Erica Irish 5 min read

Agility training is a special kind of program for dogs in which they are taught to move through obstacle courses for exercise or for sport. This training can be for simple fun and some dogs may enjoy competing professionally in agility trials.
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Service Dog Gear Buying Guide

Service Dog Gear Buying Guide

by Jordan Ashley 6 min read

Service dogs perform an essential role for the people they help. Without them, many wouldn’t be able to get through their everyday life. Service dogs have a big responsibility, luckily there are products out there that help them to perform their job with fewer interruptions from others!
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Do Service Dogs Have To Be On Leash At All Times?

Do Service Dogs Have To Be On Leash At All Times?

by Casey Almanza 5 min read

Service dogs are well-trained animals that many of us see pretty regularly. A typical service dog is very focused and well behaved, and often on leashes. This leads a lot of people to wonder do service dogs have to be on a leash at all times?
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SitStay Blog How Service Dogs Help Treat Depression & Anxiety

How Service Dogs Help Treat Depression & Anxiety

by Jill Liliedahl 2 min read

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?

by Carson eCommerce Collaborator 1 min read

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

by Bold Commerce Collaborator 2 min read

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

by Jill Liliedahl 2 min read

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

by Jill Liliedahl 2 min read

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

by Kendall Abbott 2 min read

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?

by Kendall Abbott 2 min read

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

by Bold Commerce Collaborator 1 min read

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

by Kendall Abbott 2 min read

Canines trained as guide dogs have helped visually impaired people maintain their independence and normalcy for decades. If you have a desire to help others regain their sense of self and you have a special pup who you know will make the ideal guide dog.
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What is a guide dog? Guide dog 101

What is a Guide Dog

by Kendall Abbott 2 min read

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