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Retiring a Mobility Service Dog

August 24, 2016

The partnership between you and your Florida mobility service dog is based on trust, the willingness to work, ever present loyalty and lots of love.  Knowing when your companion is reaching the age of retirement is not always easily recognizable because you are together 24 hours a day.  It’s kind of like not noticing when […]

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Puppy Raising Mobility Assistance Dogs in Florida

August 5, 2016

Puppy Raising Is It The Right Choice for You? It’s not unusual for strangers to strike up a conversation with people who are accompanied by a service dog. People are naturally inquisitive about what the mobility assistance dogs in Florida are trained to do, how long it took to get him/her, and what the training […]

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Service Dogs Florida Going back to school!

August 1, 2016

Service Dogs Florida – Going back to school! Some parents call it the happiest time of the year while students usually dread it, but in a few short weeks Florida school students return to the hallowed halls of education.  Many families are faced with the question: Are service dogs Florida allowed to accompany their partners […]

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What to Do? Genesis Assistance Dogs, Inc. Wants to Help

July 29, 2016

Listening to a local radio station last week, I was stupefied by a conversation being held between the 2 DJs on a popular morning show.  One of them was getting ready to go on vacation and was struggling with the fact that it’s the annual family vacation and the hotel they always stay at doesn’t […]

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Your Donation Helps Genesis Provide Assistance Dogs in Florida

July 11, 2016

If you’ve ever experienced the love and companionship of a furry, four-legged friend you are no doubt more than aware of the expenses associated with being a good pet parent. The cost of providing food, shelter and appropriate veterinary care for your pet can come with a hefty price tag. If your dog isn’t a […]

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Beware of Assistance/Service Dog Certification Scams!

June 27, 2016

Make no mistake about it. Genesis Assistance Dogs, Inc. wants you to become an informed consumer, especially as it pertains to organizations offering to certify or register your dog as an assistance dog in Florida. Beware of Assistance/Service Dog Certification Scams! Now we aren’t lawyers, and we can’t tell you what to do, but we […]

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Encountering a Fake Assistance Dog in Florida

June 20, 2016

Andrew and I recently took a quick trip to attend a marvelous fund raiser for Genesis Assistance Dogs, Inc. We decided to stay overnight at a hotel close to the venue. It was at the hotel that we encountered a fake assistance dog in Florida. Upon entering the hotel with Motive at my side (Andrew […]

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Coping With Questions: Mobility Assistance Dogs In Florida

June 14, 2016

Can I pet your dog? One of the most frequently asked questions of people accompanied by their mobility assistance dogs in Florida is “Can I pet your dog?” While the impulse for most handlers is to be polite and generously give permission for the person to approach and pet their mobility dog that is typically […]

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Be a Puppy Raiser for Genesis – Here’s Why

June 1, 2016

Public awareness of the assistance that highly trained dogs can provide to people with disabilities is vastly increasing. The need for service dogs in Florida is rising almost exponentially. Unfortunately, the availability of service dogs in Florida is not keeping pace with the demand. If you have ever considered becoming a puppy raiser to help […]

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Service Dogs in Florida Need Healthy Snacks

May 26, 2016

All dogs love treats; we’ve yet to meet a dog who doesn’t. That doesn’t mean their human companions should indulge them frequently. Many pet parents, while having the best of intentions, tend to grab the first box of dog bones or chewy treats they see at the supermarket or pet store. Most don’t stop to […]

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