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Choosing an Alert Behavior for Your Medical Service Dog
When considering what alert behavior you want to train, here are some things to keep in mind: Alerts...
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Training One and Two Way Hearing, Diabetic and Alzheimer Alerts
(Alert 1.0)
One and Two Way Alerts can be used to train assistance dogs for people who are deaf or hard of hearing,...
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Service dog giving sound alert to owner.
Training a One Way Sound Alert
(Alert 1.1)
Learn how the One-Way sound alerts can be used to train assistance dogs for people who are hard of hearing,...
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Two Way Alert for Sounds
(Alert 1.2)
This alert teaches the dog to let you know there is a specific sound and to take you to the source of...
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Training a Service Dog to do a Hearing Alert to Multiple Sounds (Alert 1.3)
A dog can be taught to alert to many different sounds using the same alert behavior. So when he hears an...
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Special Considerations for Training a Diabetic Alert
(Alert 1.4)
Question: “I’m wanting to train my dog as a diabetic alert dog being that I’m insulin dependent. My...
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Training a 4lb Diabetic Alert Dog Saves a Life-Many Times over!
(Alert 1.5)
The following is a letter we received from a person who emailed us asking for help. It is a glowing re...
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Mixed assortment of nuts for training ideas for service dog allergy alert.
Allergy Alert Dogs
(Peanut, Tree Nut, Fish, Perfume, Chemical Sensitivities)
(Part 1)
Disclaimer:  Training a dog to do anaphylactic alerts takes a very high degree of training since it involves...
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Allergy Alert Dogs
(Peanut, Tree Nut, Fish, Perfume, Chemical Sensitivities)
(Part 2)
Go back to PART 1 Here is a general approach to training an assistance dog to be of help with this disability....
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Allergy Alert Dogs
(Peanut, Tree Nut, Fish, Perfume, Chemical Sensitivities)
(Part 3)
Go back to PART 2 Early on, dogs are typically started on a scent wheel. One container is used for the...
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Allergy Alert Dogs
(Peanut, Tree Nut, Fish, Perfume, Chemical Sensitivities)
(Part 4)
Go back to PART 3 There are many ways to teach your dog a basic scent search. Here are Two: Using...
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Allergy Alert Dogs
(Peanut, Tree Nut, Fish, Perfume, Chemical Sensitivities)
(Part 5)
Go back to PART 4 For the taking it on the road, practice hiding the vial with scent in it in your garage,...
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