The life of a service dog

2bebetter
7 min readJun 15, 2024

Service animals may look no different than the four-legged companion in your home, only these angels wear wings in the form of a vest. The service vest that only trained canine guardians can get their paws on is a symbol of protection for those in need.

Even in the dog realm, heroes aren’t born they’re made. We talked to dog trainer who told us all about what it takes to raise, train, and own service dogs.

What breeds of dogs are best to become service dogs?

In addition to goldens, we also work with German shepherds and golden doodles. These breeds can learn, adapt, and apply concepts quickly. They also possess a faster-maturing process both socially as well as physically when it comes to joints and bone structure.

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