Kennel Services

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Pet Care

It is thought that there are over 7 million dogs in the UK and many of them are bought for company and as family pets for the whole family to love and enjoy. There are many benefits and advantages to having a dog. Making sure that your pet dog remains happy is one of the chief responsibilities of every pet owner, right up there with keeping them healthy. They often go hand in hand, as one of the best ways to keep them happy is…

When you are out and about, you may see people walking around with their service animals. Sometimes you may not know what they are there for or how you can interact with them, so today we are going to share with you all you need to know about service animals.

Can I Interact With A Service Animal?
It is extremely important that you do not interact with a service animals when you see them out and about with their owners. This is when they are hard at work completing their job, that is keeping their owner safe. If you see a service animal in their vest alone, you should follow them as their owner may be in danger and they may need help from another human. They are highly trained to know what is best for their owner.

What Are Service Animals Used For?
People will generally have a service animal when they have some form of disability. The most commonly known reason to have a service animal is if you are blind, as they will be your eyes. But service animals can also be used for people with epilepsy (those who have fits), people prone to fainting, and sometimes people with severe anxiety. They all serve the purpose of keeping their owner safe, whether this is warning them before they may be fainting or fitting, or being their eyes.

What Animals Are Service Animals?
Most commonly, dogs are used as service animals. This is because it is super easy to train dogs to be able to complete tasks and know your warning signs. The most common breed of dog to be a service animal is the Labrador as they are the easiest to train, but other breeds can be used if preferred by the owner.

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