This topic has raised quite a bit of confusion within our Communities, where "therapy/service" dogs are being seen in grocery stores, airports, hotels, movie theaters, fitness centers & more. What classifies a service dog, vs. a therapy dog, vs. an emotional support animal? Do you know? I don't either, but these experts will break it down for us. Take a look on who will be sharing their knowledge with Inspector Bark.
My guest panel consists of:
Carol A. Borden, Founder & CEO of Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs in Williston, Florida. Carol has logged over fifty years as a dog trainer; which includes being a professional dog handler & a certified CGC (Canine Good Citizen) Evaluator with the American Kennel Club.
Kerri Gebler, Founder & CFO of Paws for Independence, Inc in Griffin, Georgia. Kerri also holds a license with the Georgia Emergency Mgmt. Homeland Security Assoc. search and rescue. Kerri's dog has earned two National certifications for trailing/man-tracking.
Claudine Wilkins, P.A., Founder and President of Animal Law Source; Atlanta, Georgia.
Mr. Jimmie T. Smith County Commissioner at Citrus County, Florida, will discuss his views on the subject of service/therapy dogs.
This is a hot subject that have many people up in arms! Tune in to find out the reason why. This Wednesday, May 31st @ 6:30pm, EST. Any questions, comments or thoughts, please call into the show @ (516) 418-5682.
Inspector Bark (Darcy Butkus)