If a Dog Fails This Test, He Won’t Make a Good Service Dog

By Dr. Becker
If you have canine family members who are just average, ordinary, lovable dogs with no special talents, you’ve probably marveled at the skills and abilities of service dogs. I know I have! A little known fact about these remarkable dogs is that as many as 70 percent who start a service training program don’t make it to graduation for behavioral reasons.
Since it’s a very costly (from $20,000 to $50,000) and lengthy process to develop these pups into working dogs, and waiting lists …

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