Is a Dog Right for You?

Getting a service dog can change your and you child’s life. You’ll be provided with ease of mind, and your child with a new level of independence!

Use the information below to determine if a Pawsitism Inc. assistance dog is the right fit for you.

Thank you for your interest in a Pawsitism Inc. assistance dog. Before proceeding with the application process, please read about the assistance dogs trained by Pawsitism Inc.and any assistance dogs faqs

The process to receive a Pawsitism Inc. assistance dog includes multiple steps. Please review the following infographic:

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In order to be considered for an assistant dog, and to determine whether the Pawsitism program is right for you, we need to get to know each other better. Pawsitism has several basic prerequisites for individuals who may be interested in our program. Please review these questions, which are designed to help you determine whether not to apply. 

  • Can you demonstrate that you would benefit from the tasks Pawsitism‘s assistance dogs are trained to perform?
  • Do you have the means resources to manage and care for a dog? This includes feeding, grooming, exercise in the dog and regular visits to a veterinarian.
  • Do you believe that you can be an effective leader for a dog?
  • Are those who live with you willing to support your relationship with an assistance dog and comply with basic guidelines of therapist by Pawsitism?
  • Once receiving the dog, are you willing to stay engaged with Pawsitism and provide periodic updates?
  • Bringing a Pawsitism Assistance Dog into your life is a major lifestyle change your commitment. Do you believe you are ready for this change and commitment?

If the answers to the above questions are all yes, please begin the conversation with Pawsitism by printing and filling out the application below.

Please note there is a fifty (50) dollar non-refundable fee due with your application.

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