How to Adopt a Service Dog

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Three Methods:Finding a Service Dog to AdoptAdopting a Career Change Service DogGetting a Service Dog for AssistanceCommunity Q&A

A “career change” service dog is a dog that didn’t make it through the service training program. If you want to adopt one as a pet, the process is different than if you’re applying for a service dog to assist you with a disability. You’ll need to find an organization nearby that adopts out these dogs. Keep in mind that there’s generally a long wait list for career change dogs. If you want a service dog to assist you with a disability, you don’t just “adopt” the dog. You must apply for the program, be accepted, and go through training before receiving a dog.

  1. 1 Look for service dog organizations in your area though the internet. Many service dog organizations have dogs up for adoption. These dogs may either be ones that…
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