Brace and mobility support dogs are partnered with individuals possessing any disability that impacts their balance, dexterity, strength, gait, etc. They’re are custom trained to assist people with disabilities affecting one or more limbs, and they enhance their person’s independence by helping with tasks like bracing, counter balancing, opening doors, retrieving dropped items, carrying bags and much, much more.
Mobility dogs can be trained for those with Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Muscular Degeneration, spinal cord injuries, scoliosis, amputations and many other disabilities.
All of our brace and mobility support dogs are outfitted with custom, specially made mobility harness. These harnesses are ergonomic for dog and handler and of exceptional quality. They’re tailed to the service dog and their human partner, ensuring optimum functionality and safety.
Brace and mobility support dogs can be trained to help in a variety of ways. Some Brace and Mobility Support Dog tasks include, but are not limited to:
Wheelchair Assistance Dogs are placed with individuals who are wheelchair bound due to a physical or developmental disability, such as paralysis, amputation, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, arthritis, ataxia, spinal cord injuries, brain injuries and others.
Wheelchair Assistance Dogs can be taught a wide array of tasks, included but not limited to: