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April 2018

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Service Dogs can ride in airplane cabins with their handlers, but other types of working dogs often aren't allowed. Learn about the best kennels and crates for transporting working dogs, including search and rescue dogs, police K9s, and detection K9s.  Airline policies can vary widely concerning non-Service Dog working dogs. Some airlines, such as Southwest Airlines, will allow Search and Rescue, detector, and military working dogs on their way to a mission to travel in-cabin with their handler as long as they have appropriate paperwork. Delta allows detection and SAR dogs in-cabin without charge as long as they're accompanied by a

Every Service Dog team is different, but most teams' daily life includes the same elements. Learn more about the life of a Service Dog now! It's a Service Dog's Life: Work For many Service Dogs, work encompasses a large portion of their day. For others, it's only a small piece. Regardless, any time spent on task work, public access, or assisting their person can be classified as "work." Some Service Dogs begin working first thing in the morning, whereas others may not start until later in the day. It's a Service Dog's Life: Training Service Dog training professionals suggest time be spent on training

Each Service Dog team is different, but there are some behaviors and skills all Service Dogs need to know. Keep reading to learn more. Service Dog Behaviors: Impulse Control Service Dogs spend a lot of time surrounded by very intriguing situations. They encounter food at face height, children running and screaming, and dogs at play. Cars, skateboards, balls, and people talking to them are just a few of the interesting things Service Dogs see daily. Impulse control, or the ability to remain focused on what they're doing even when something that's more rewarding is in front of them, is vital for all Service