Helping Paws: Service Dogs


Learn how service dogs are trained to be obedient and caring companions for their owners with disabilities.

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Learn how service dogs are trained to be obedient and caring companions for their owners with disabilities.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789121479
  • Publisher: Perfection Learning Corporation
  • Publication date: 1/28/1998
  • Series: Cover-to-Cover Bks.
  • Pages: 56
  • Sales rank: 1,511,091
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: 690L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

When You Need a Helping Paw 5
Chapter 1 Special Teams 7
Jenny and Alpha 7
Deb and Barney 11
Dorice and Hombre 14
Julie and Dakota 16
Joe and Kirby 18
Jessica and Tony 19
Chapter 2 Training the Dogs 23
How Does a Dog Become a Helping Paws Dog? 23
Basic Equipment 24
Who Trains the Dogs? 26
Anita and Luther, Foster Parents 27
Pete and Poohbah 30
Commands 33
What Happens If a Dog Does Not Pass Training? 39
Chapter 3 Forming Teams 41
Getting a Helping Paws Dog 41
How Much Does a Helping Paws Dog Cost? 42
What Is Team Training? 42
Testing the Teams 43
Chapter 4 Dogs Will Be Dogs 45
Chapter 5 What's the Best Part? 49
Chapter 6 Saying Farewell 52
Chapter 7 Meeting People with Disabilities 54
Index 56
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