How I trained my pet dog to be my service dog

How I trained my pet dog to be my service dog

Beth Pratt has taught her dog to sit and roll over, but Windigo can also retrieve pill bottles and open wheelchair accessible doors. It all started when Pratt applied to get a service dog to help with her disability. But when she discovered the waiting list was years long, Pratt decided to train her own pet dog instead. Read more:

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  1. Schmidt Life Productions on March 13, 2023 at 5:31 am

    You recommend any great books?

  2. Travis Tolleson on March 13, 2023 at 5:31 am

    Travistolleson hi

  3. Eggspaghetti on March 13, 2023 at 5:35 am

    I’m 14 and I suffer from CPTSD, severe anxiety, moderate clinical depression, and dizzy spells. For the past few months I have been doing tons and TONS of research on service dogs. I just recently talked to my parents about it and I’ll have to pay for it all. So owner training is really my only option. Sadly I have no way to earn money to get the dog, for food for the dog, and for any possible vet bills. Does anyone know what I should do? Ik there are other ways to cope with my issues that a therapist could teach me but my dad pulled me out of therapy for a while and yeah… any ideas?

  4. Kylie Fredrickson on March 13, 2023 at 5:35 am

    I’m actually only 12 ywars old and recently got my own pup, I suffer from severe and diets and severe depression, so I decided to train my pup to help me with my anxiety and depression, she is a couple weeks into training and she’s doing absolutely awesome! And she has already caught 2 anxiety attacks before they happened! In a couple months she will train in public for the first time once we get some more obedience down, specifically a hospital! I also have a little bit of trouble with vision and leg aches that happen randomly, as well as dyslexia, and possible a bit of ADHD so I’m very happy to have her by my side! I don’t know what we did to deserve dogs! I don’t know what I would do without her now!

  5. Ralph Smith on March 13, 2023 at 5:44 am

    I’m in Canada & am preparing to train our lab to help me out with wheelchair tasks & low/high blood sugar monitoring. Could you please tell me what organization that issues these training vests & will it allow my girl to enter crowded places with me to get her to working in a crowded environment.

  6. filipino sa America vlog on March 13, 2023 at 5:45 am

    Wow, so good .

  7. sooleyoutdoors on March 13, 2023 at 5:53 am

    excellent story so much information that people don’t know what is available.

  8. willem H on March 13, 2023 at 5:56 am

    would like to have a napolitan dog as serve dog

  9. Gigi Schuster on March 13, 2023 at 5:58 am

    After being told that my Task Trained for medical condition, ESA Dog they many Service Dog Facilities stigmatized me said I had to get rid of my ESA that was tasked Trained if I wanted their Service Dog, and if your a civilian your on a waiting list, while a Veteran with PTSD or Medical Condition get to go above the line skip in front of civilians on a list, so 1st come 1st served and financially assistance by government for them. However if your a civilian you don’t have that same equal right. So many like myself had no choice I have Hypoglycemia Sugar and Protein dropand Hypoklemia Potassium drops, which affects my Coordination, Heart, Kidneys. My Service Dog in training is 8months and in puppy Rebel stage but just means additional work. Unfortunately I get harassed because people are ignorant thinking only certain breeds are a Service Dog, and that unless you have a vest on the dog and it has a Service Dog Facilities logo your not legit and it’s frustrating with the double standards of policing who people think are legit and aren’t based on what the breed is, and if the have a vest on, are leashed which in some cases can prove task training interference and get in way so the dog is needed to be off leash to do its job, or if the vest has no Service Dog Facility Logo you get people lashing out, over reacting and saying your not legit, you don’t look disabled, the breed is not recognized by them etc……etc…. it sets those in Public Access Training back with people being like that when your out and about.

  10. vivian Bowman on March 13, 2023 at 6:09 am

    How do you train for blood pressure alert?

  11. Tammy Kotora on March 13, 2023 at 6:10 am

    I love your attitude and I love your dog

  12. willem H on March 13, 2023 at 6:14 am

    you know the dog and dog knows you she is used to the place and people at home

  13. Kevin Profit on March 13, 2023 at 6:15 am

    I need help with this

  14. Lehla Quartz on March 13, 2023 at 6:18 am

    My heart goes out to Pratt. I recently got a poodle puppy whom I’m training as a service dog for mobility as well. It’s always inspiring to see others stepping up and deciding to make the difference in their own life that needs to be made rather than relying on others. On her own, she created her independence.

  15. Kathleen P Karl on March 13, 2023 at 6:23 am

    I live in Oregon and having a hard time finding a trainer. Owner trained service dogs ok for flying. See Dept of Transportation form to fly in US. They want trainer name and Co and phone no.

  16. Schmidt Life Productions on March 13, 2023 at 6:24 am

    I have Lyme disease and bed bound a lot. I need to train my dog to be a service dog. I also have ptsd.

  17. SD.lulu. Multipurpose on March 13, 2023 at 6:25 am

    I actually added a new disability service dogs help with. I have a debilitating stomach disorder formally known as acid reflux disease. I called it acid detection alert. I trained her to alert to stomach acid and working on training her to alert to taking meds because I’m about to start cardiac meds. I have ADHD which makes it difficult to remember or want to take meds.

  18. Moses Phillips on March 13, 2023 at 6:26 am

    30,000 is cheap and you should have your dog on your left side

  19. Alan Bourbeau on March 13, 2023 at 6:27 am

    Love this

  20. Jo Bu on March 13, 2023 at 6:27 am

    I swear I just saw you in La Guardia airport!?!?

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