Service dog

DeafNerdMommy

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I am throwing around the idea of getting a service dog. It would be half for hearing and half for psychiatric stuff. Does anyone on here use a service dog and has it helped you? I want to be sure I want one if I'm going to shell out the money and time to train.
 
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First - you need to ask yourself - do you even like dogs? Do you want that kind of responsibility? It's not just a tool. It will be like
having a child. It's not just something you "shell money out for." It is a 24/7 job, AND relationship, for you.
 

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First - you need to ask yourself - do you even like dogs? Do you want that kind of responsibility? It's not just a tool. It will be like
having a child. It's not just something you "shell money out for." It is a 24/7 job, AND relationship, for you.
Which I understand, I am mentally ready for a dog, but can't decide if I want a service dog yet.
 
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