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  1. General Working Dog Discussion
    So... I am training my service dog, Kuro to be a good service dog, but although she does do good in behavior with the vest on with commands, shes not great at sensing when I am anxious and helping to soothe me. Honestly... my cat, Saru does more active work at helping me than she does and I...
  2. General Working Dog Discussion
    So, I have a question for other handlers out there. What type of vest do you think works better? The ones where the patches on the dog's back, or sides? I am asking mainly of, what have you found people notice easier, so they can leave my dog alone... I had WAY too many times where people...
  3. What Set of Commands do you use for the different 'heel' positions? I know everyone uses different words, I was wondering what you guys are using? Or maybe you are not, and just use Heel + Physical Gesture? or just Physical Gesture? position - command Front Finish - Left Side Heel - Right Side...
  4. I know that this is a long shot but before i settle on either a mal or dutchy I have to ask. Does anyone know of any breed that is medium to large in size. high in drive capable of both herding and protection work. That can tolerate being outdoors hiking and backpacking long distances in both...
  5. hi i m trying to change political law so that psyservice dog are financed in part by gouvernement . to do so of course i need solid studies that prooves that is it relevant, and working well. could you guys share me links of such studies? tx i need scientific studies to proove the efficacy...
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