What is a service dog?
The United States Code of Federal Regulations for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which took effect March 15, 2011, defines a service animal as “any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability.”
How do I get a service dog?
There are many ways to pursue service dog training. Joint Forces K9 dog training is individually catered to your disability and schedule. If you are a person with a disability who would benefit from a trained service dog, we can help. Joint Forces K9 trains service dogs, therapy dogs, psychiatric service dogs and emotional support animals in your home or our facility to make you and your service dog as happy as possible. We improve the lives of people and their working companions.
How can I get a service dog?
Joint Forces K9 does not breed or sell service dogs. We help choose and train your dog to become a service dog. There are many different types of working service dogs. Joint Forces K9 trains service dogs in Arkansas and all over the country for specific tasks to mitigate a plethora of disabilities. Service dogs and other working dogs that we train are:
- Autism Service Dogs – Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
- Animal-Assisted Therapy
- Mobility dogs
- Hearing dogs
- Psychiatric Service Dogs (PSD)
- Emotional Support Animals (ESA)
- Therapy Dogs