IS A SERVICE DOG RIGHT FOR YOU?

THESE ARE SOME QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER BEFORE YOU APPLY TO BECOME A MEMBER OF CVSDU.

These questions are meant to help you be honest with yourself and those you are close to about whether a Service Dog would be a good fit for you and your situation.

There is no doubt that the benefits of having a Service Dog far outweigh the challenges but having a Service Dog is not the right choice for everyone who has a disability.

If you are thinking about applying to be paired with a Service Dog, please consider the questions that follow carefully.

There is no right or wrong answer to these questions. The questions do not have simple yes or no answers; they are meant to be thoughtfully considered over a period of time taking in both facts and feelings.

Having a Service Dog will have an impact on every part of your life including; family, friends, work, recreation, and your mental, physical,and spiritual health and well-being.

After reading this and taking time to answer the questions if you are not sure you are ready for a canine partner it is probably a good idea to wait before you start the process of applying to become part of the CVSDU.