Types of Assistance Dogs -We have created an infographic displaying the common types of assistance dogs and their skills in order to help raise awareness of how a trained dog can benefit the lives of many people. It also highlights how applicable an assistance dog can be to those who have experienced a serious injury and as a resul... -shared by Mediarun | published Mar 05, 2014
The most highly trained service dogs are specially breed, socialized and trained from birth to 18 months when they begin their specialized service training. To properly train the dog to identify the scent and then work with a diabetic handler to properly alert, takes another 6 months to one year. That includes training the dog and the diabetic to become a successful alert team and also so that the dog can be properly accessed in public places.
Dogs4Diabetics :: Providing medical alert assistance dogs to insulin-dependent diabetics living in Northern & Central California. :: Promoting successful working teams for the lives of people with diabetes.