Service Animal Laws in Ohio For People With Disabilities

An individual with a disability may need support from a service animal throughout their entire life. Both federal laws and the laws in Ohio offer various types of protection for the use of a service animal in different situations, such as public areas, employment premises, housing, educational institutions, and public transportation. A person with disability who requires the use of a service … [Read more...]

All You Need to Know About Service Dogs For Brace And Mobility Assistance

Brace and Mobility Support Dogs (BMSD), which are also called Mobility Assistance Dogs or Mobility Support Dogs, refer to a special Medical Assistance Dog that is trained to help their disabled or mobility impaired handler with locomotion (here, locomotion is defined as going from one point to another by whatever means, including walking or in wheelchair). Mobility dogs can assist people … [Read more...]

Top 11 Service Dog Breeds

Almost any dog of any breed can be trained to become a service dog. Yet, there are some service dog breeds that are more popular than others. This is not because of any deficiency per se in the dog, or the breed. But some breeds are more naturally aligned with the physical and mental makeup required of a service dog. This can include the dog’s physical traits, his or her character, and temper. … [Read more...]

The History of the Service Dog

The relationship between humans and dogs has remained strong throughout the ages. While there is no concrete evidence to show when, where, or how the first canine (possibly a wolf) managed to overcome its fear of humans and accept them as companions or friends, it probably happened during the phase when human beings were primarily hunters and food gatherers which was long before the Cleveland … [Read more...]

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