SERVICE DOG
TRAINING

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SERVICE DOG
FAQ

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What is a service dog?

The United States Code of Federal Regulations for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which took effect March 15, 2011, defines a service animal as: “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.”

How do I get a service dog?

There are many ways to pursue service dog training. Runchkin Hill Farm and Kennel dog training is individually catered to your, or those in your care's,  disabilities, physical and/or cognitive limitations, and schedule.

 

If you are a person with a disability who would benefit from a trained service dog, we can help. Runchkin Hill Farm and Kennel trains service dogs, therapy dogs, psychiatric service dogs and emotional support animals both in your home or our facility to make you and your service dog as happy as possible. We improve the lives of people and their working companions.

How can I get a service dog?

Runchkin Hill Farm and Kennel does not specifically breed or sell service dogs. Our team can help choose and train your dog to become a service dog prepared for public access.

 

There are many different types of working service dogs. Runchkin Hill Farm and Kennel trains service dogs in Massachusetts and all over the country for specific tasks to mitigate a plethora of disabilities. Service dogs and other working dogs that we train are:

 

  • Autism Service Dogs – Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

  • Animal-Assisted Therapy

  • Mobility dogs

  • Hearing dogs

  • Psychiatric Service Dogs (PSD)

  • Emotional Support Animals (ESA)

  • Therapy Dogs

FROM TALK,
TO TRAIN,

TO TRIUMPH

Interested in service dog training in Massachusetts?

Contact us so that we can learn more about your needs, evaluate of your current dog, or let us help you find a suitable candidate.


We have helped our clients and their families system overcome physical and cognitive challenges with the support and loyalty of a Runchkin Hill Farm and Kennel trained service dog.  

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