Special Dogs - Emotional Support & Service Dogs

The Special Dogs for Special Needs program provides the following types of dogs:
  • Psychiatric Service Dog - Children older than 13 and adults who are not veterans 
  • Emotional Support Dog - Families with a child who has a disability are eligible to adopt a highly trained companion dog.  Emotional support dogs are allowed in public places that welcome pet dogs.  
  • Therapy Dog for a School or Nursing Home - A highly trained dog with a friendly disposition can be adopted by a school or nursing home to provide comfort to students or residents.  
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