How do I get my dog certified as a service animal?
We have identified 5 simple steps to help you understand how your dog can become a service dog.
- Identify and Understanding What Type of Dog You Have.
- Find a Trainer You Trust or Train Your Dog Yourself!
- Train Your Service Dog.
- Pass a Public Access Test.
- Consider Service Dog Certification and Registration.
What qualifies an animal as a service animal?
A service animal means any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability. A doctor’s letter does not turn an animal into a service animal.
Does a service dog have to be certified?
How do you certify or register a service dog? Service animals do not need to be certified or registered to qualify as service animals. Employees and staff are not permitted to require documentation from a handler that the animal is certified, trained or licensed as a service animal as a condition for entry.
How do I make my dog a service dog for free?
At Federal Service Dog Registration we provide free service dog and emotional support animal registration. Our registration process is simple and free. You will receive an email confirmation of your service dog registration and can have your service dog registration easily checked through our website.