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Jillfp511

746d

Has anyone thought about getting a service dog? do any of your conditions qualify you?

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    • Sick_bunni

      744d

      I would love to get one and have thought about it for awhile but I’m worried about the costs 😭 MS and more of my illness would qualify me ♥️

    • Sick_bunni

      744d

      I would love to get one and have thought about it for awhile but I’m worried about the costs 😭 MS and more of my illness would qualify me ♥️

    • E11iefant

      744d

      Yes! I have a gluten detection service dog named Paisley! I have severe sensitivity to gluten due to celiac disease. Paisley has truly changed my life for the better! I trained her all by myself because they are so expensive, so if cost is preventing you from getting one that’s an option! The only qualification a service dog needs is to perform a task that you can’t do for yourself. Also, you can get tax money back from all training tools and vests for your service dog as long as you save your receipts! No certifications are needed to have a service dog, a lot of certifications are actually just scams. Message me if you want more info❤️🐶

    • teeny

      746d

      i’m actually training my great dane to be a mobility service dog right now! they’re great since they’re so big people kinda get out of the way AND the lean on you which is good to lean back on for a counter balance, i’m a cane user rn but the idea is he would make a nice emotional+physical support

    • BoomerangValentine

      746d

      I would absolutely love a service dog for medical alert and mobility, but sadly right now my health is not good enough for training a dog. And the cost is definitely a huge barrier as well

    • Knightstarr

      746d

      I really want one but I don't think that I can get the kind of dog that I want and I am on SSI so I can't really afford to get a dog much less pay for all of the training that they need to be service dogs 😭 I have fibromyalgia and the recommended dogs for service for fibromyalgia are the Mexican hairless. They are like a heating pad and a service dog 🐶 but I live in Wisconsin and it gets ridiculously cold here and they are not good for cold weather

    • FinnGen

      746d

      If I could afford one I would. Sometimes my PTSD mixed with some if my autistic traits it would be very beneficial to have a service dog in public. But they are very expensive.

    • Whimsi269

      746d

      I have, but I decided it’s not the best treatment option for me right now. And technically what qualifies you for having a service dog is having any condition that interferes with living a full life. If you have any more questions about service dogs, feel free to ask me, Ive done quite a bit of research :)

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