Author Archives: Service Dog Blogger

How to Help Autistic Children Overcome Their Fear of Dogs

We have gotten quit a few inquires about our SDWR Service Dogs from parents who have autistic children with a fear of dogs.   With all the benefits that an Autistic Service Dog can provide, it is no wonder why parents want to know if their child can overcome this fear.  Let’s talk about fear of dogs in Autistic children for […]

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Why We Are Proud to Be SDWR

We have all been told it is impolite to brag, however; here at SDWR believe there is a huge difference between humble pride and bragging.  We are proud of our humble Service Dogs and we are proud of our achievements but most of all, we are proud of the work we do to help all of you.   When a client […]

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How Does A DAD Work?

At SDWR we understand that when you or someone you love has diabetes, worry is a constant problem in your life that is why we train DAD (Diabetic Alert Dogs). Diabetes can run your life and many people worry that they will be unable to lead independent, productive lifestyles. The community at SDWR does not want you to live your […]

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Caring For your Service Dog in Public

Caring for your service dog in public can be tricky. When most people see a beautiful, well behaved dog their first reaction is to want to say hello and pet them.  However; it is so important that we educate the public that our Service Dogs are not your average dog.  These animals are our life lines in most cases and […]

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The Best Service Dog

Coping with an invisible illness in your family can be eased by the best service dog options offered by us. Many of our clients ask how they can truly know that our dogs are the best service dogs for them. There are quite a few ways we can answer your question and ease your mind. First, it could be that we […]

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Blood Sugar Tips For Our Type 1 Community

Knowing how to manage your Type 1 Diabetes is crucial in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Having Low Blood Sugar can be extremely dangerous for someone who has T1D.  Unfortunately, it’s not difficult for someone’s insulin levels to get low.  Simply eating too much or not enough can cause a dangerous drop in one’s insulin levels and can be threatening if […]

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Why Labrador Retrievers Are Our Favorite Breed

Background Did you know that the Labrador Retrievers breed was originated on the island of Newfoundland? This is an island off the coast of Canada. These beautiful creatures were actually bred to help humans, however; people quickly realized that Labs are not only hard workers but they are kind and sweet in nature. These magnificent animals have been used to […]

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Seizure Response Dogs: Free From Fear

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If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Epilepsy we want you to know that you are not alone. SDWR understands that not all disabilities are the same and living with Epilepsy can be extremely scary.  In order to help you gain more independence as well as lift some of the fears that you have, we train our […]

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Autism Service Dogs Can Change Your Life

  Autism Service Dogs and Your Diagnosis You could never prepare yourself to hear the news that your child has autism. When you hear the news, you will realize that your life will be utterly different more ways than you could ever imagine.  There is no denying that daily life with a special-needs child presents many unique challenges. However; we […]

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Blood Sugar and Diabetic Alert Dogs

Diabetic Alert Dogs have a unique talent that can actually save lives of people with diabetes by smelling when your blood sugar drops. It’s true!  Our bodies are a unique makeup of organic chemicals – all of which have very specific smells. When a person has hypoglycemia, there is not enough glucose to make the brain function properly, so the […]

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