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Top 3 Tips to Follow When Training Service Dogs

People who train dogs know that it is not an easy thing to do. Just making a dog learn how to sit on command is quite a feat. What more if you were to train them to be a service dog? This is made even harder if you don’t know what in the world you are doing. Add to that a young puppy who has no concept of rules and commands, and you have a recipe for a bad time. Fear not! We here at Texas Service Dogs have compiled a list of useful tips for you to use. Without further ado, here are three tips to follow when training service dogs. Stay Calm Ever heard that saying that dogs can smell the fear on you? Well, dogs have a […]

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Top 3 Service Dog Breeds and Why

Any dog breed out there can become a service dog. With enough care and training, dogs can be directed to do most anything. At Texas Service Dogs though, we target a specific set of breeds. We train poodles, Labradors, and Labrador retrievers specifically. We do this because these breeds just have certain traits and qualities that are better for being service dogs. Throughout this article, we’ll talk about why these breeds we just mentioned are ideal for service dog training. Here are three dog breeds that are ideal candidates for service dog training. Poodles When people see poodles, they usually think of prim and proper owners. Rightfully so as poodles are a formal breed of dog. Standard poodles are considered one of the most intelligent dog breeds. Their brains are […]

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