What can we Train?

At Doggie Does Good, Inc. we train the dog to fit a person’s specific needs. So if you have one or more of these disabilities it does not mean you are limited to only the behaviors specified. We can mix and match skills and train the dog for what you require. We also train all of our services dogs with the highest quality basic obedience skills.

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Seizure Assistance

Brings comfort and safety to the person during a seizure.

  • Move dangerous objects away from the person
  • Call 911
  • Lie next to the person for comfort
  • Retrieve medication
  • Alert someone to help

NOTE: These dogs will not be taught to alert before a seizure occurs.

Hearing Assistance

Alerts its owner of something important that the person may not hear on their own.

  • Smoke/Fire/Clock Alarm
  • Telephone
  • Baby crying
  • Knocking at door etc.
  • Stop for cars coming that they might not hear

 

Psychiatric/ Emotional Assistance

Provides comfort and support for people with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Depression, Alzheimer’s and other mental health conditions.

  • Lie next to the person for comfort during fainting, etc.
  • Emotional Support
  • Security by the dog putting pressure on your body
  • Alert of Smoke/Fire/Clock Alarm
  • Protection in large crowds by standing in front or behind you in a crowd
  • Retrieve medication

 

Mobility/Balance

Helps a physically disabled person in wheelchair or with balance.

  • Steady while walking, in and out of chairs, and/or from the ground
  • Open/close doors
  • Pull a person in wheelchair
  • Pick up objects
  • Turn lights on/off

 

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