SDiT, ESA, ADA, Alphabet Soup?! A Guide to US Service Dog Laws & Terms for Dog Trainers
|THIS IS A LIVE WEBINAR
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
12:00pm – 1:30am Central
Pet dog trainers are often approached by clients who want help with training a service dog, emotional support animal, or what they may refer to as a “therapy dog” for themselves or a disabled family member. What do all these terms mean, and what are your responsibilities as a trainer?This presentation will clear up confusion on topics such as
This presentation will explain the legal meanings and differences between these terms in the United States, the requirements for training each, differences in US state laws for service-dogs-in-training, how the laws apply to housing and flying, the standards of behavior and appearance for service dogs, and explain the reality behind the question of “certification.”
You’ll also learn how to distinguish between legal requirements and ethical or community standards, and how to apply these concepts to working with clients. NOTE: The presenter is NOT a lawyer. This information is provided for informational purposes to be useful for day-to-day training situations for an owner-trainer or professional trainer.
|Pre-requisites OR Target Level of Knowledge: n/a
|Instructor: Sharon Wachsler, CPDT-KA, KPA
|Course Length: 1.5 hr
|Original Air Date: 2024
|Course Cost: $30.00
|Contact Information: email@example.com
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