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Ptsd service dogs
Mar 24, 2009
... Nanette49 I suffer from ptsd, and just got a dog two years ago and am trying to train him on my own...Is there any help for this, and do they all charge an arm and a leg?? It's hard enough doing the training, and tring not to get into a paniced situation when I'm out in public...But I feel like I can't just train him in the home, he needs to be around life in general, and... (1 replies)
Service dogs PTSD
Jan 27, 2008
... wehave companion dogs come in in the hospital where I work and the patients get to pat them and cuddle them and it brings a smile to their faces. ... (2 replies)
Ptsd service dogs
Mar 25, 2009
... Hi Nanette49 and welcome :wave: in Austalia some vets have puppy pre-school classes where pups can be socialised and trained together either for free or for a small fee - maybe they have that where you are? if you have a community board in your library or shopping centre they may have info there on classes - also where you got your pup from may be able to steer you in the... (1 replies)

... Really you only need a large dog as an SD if you have mobility problems and need assistance with balance, etc ... for other situations Smaller dogs are perfectly fine and sometimes easier to manage than the larger dogs ... we don't have any problems with the larger dogs, love all kinds of dogs ... ... (2 replies)
Service dogs PTSD
Jan 26, 2008
... I tend to fall due to my impulsivity when I am anxious. I will probably go back to work part time someday. A friend raises pomeranians, and offered me one as a service dog, because it is not good for show. ... (2 replies)
... Can you please help me with the laws for service dogs? ... (29 replies)
... I know that a lot of service dogs come from shelters, and I know dogs from shelters aren't very expensive, but the dogs there don't have the training to be service dogs. I don't have the money to pay for training and I don't think I'd do much good training a dog by myself. ... (29 replies)
... I know that a lot of service dogs come from shelters, and I know dogs from shelters aren't very expensive, but the dogs there don't have the training to be service dogs. I don't have the money to pay for training and I don't think I'd do much good training a dog by myself. ... (29 replies)
... Most of these dogs used for this purpose are of size but do not intimidate with aggression. Any dog is capable of reading a situation and jumping in to protect their owner. ... (29 replies)
... I haven't heard of people with PTSD getting service dogs before. I would definitely like to hear more abou this. I suffer from PTSD due to sexual assault and other problems. I think that having an animal would make me feel much safer and get me more active than I have been in a while. ... (29 replies)
... I know that a lot of service dogs come from shelters, and I know dogs from shelters aren't very expensive, but the dogs there don't have the training to be service dogs. I don't have the money to pay for training and I don't think I'd do much good training a dog by myself. ... (29 replies)
... trauma when I was younger. I did some research on service dogs and read some stories about people whith PTSD having service dogs. I think its a great idea. I would someday like to get a service dog, problem, they are hard to find and very very expensive. ... (29 replies)
... or the novice owner. I was definately a novice, but have a dog persona and was always willing to learn. That's how I got to this point. I've dealt with over 2000 dogs and have learned so much from them....the biggest is that you're never done learning. ... (29 replies)
... DDDUUUUHHHHH, sorry, I did see that, but had some recent trauma in my life and didn't re-read before posting. I'm sorry. Anyway, you can do the training. I would go for a dog usually 6mos old or older because they're slightly mellower, easier to potty train and more fun than having to wait for the shots to become effective against parvo and other virus'. I would steer clear... (29 replies)
... Please, do either of you know where I can get a serivice animal? (29 replies)
... Hey! I train dogs (and other types of animals also) for people with PTSD, and other probs. (29 replies)
... There are service dog groups on the internet, books, and some clubs may also be in your area. Another place to check is the Delta Society. ... (29 replies)
... rogram on my own right now and am writing for some grants to provide aid to those who want a dog but can't afford some of the cost involved. I am training my own service dog. She was expensive but that's because she was born with the capability to alert on my narcolepsy attacks prior to having them. She was 750. ... (29 replies)
... I am just curious if any of you have used a service dog for PTSD? ... (29 replies)




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