Educational Resources

Student Project – The Raymond Channel

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What Does Your Dog Do?

What Does Your Dog Do? By Kristin Hartness, Canines for Disabled Kids Chances are the people aren’t going to stop you while crossing the street to grill you about your service dog. However, all users of legal service dogs must be able to answer these questions: Is the dog required...

Perfectly Imperfect Radio

Kristin was interviewed by Perfectly Imperfect Radio while she was at the LA Abilities Expo.  Episodes are available for listen and download.  Kristin can be heard on their March 3rd  2014 episode.   Click here to go to their website and have a listen!...

Erica and Baker Video on CDK Youtube Page

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Questions to Consider If You Want a Service Dog

  Questions to consider if you want a service dog? When considering these questions, remember there are not right or wrong answers.  The answers will help to determine which organization is the best match for you.  What can a dog do for me? Remember while these canine partners are amazing,...

TSA Guidelines for Service Dogs Updated

Passengers with Service Dogs   Travelers with Disabilities and Medical Conditions If a passenger has a service dog due to a disability or medical condition, both the passenger and the dog will be screened. The passenger should inform a security officer that the dog is a service animal and not...

Types of Service Dogs

Service dogs are not family pets; they are working tools for their disabled partners. A variety of breeds, pure and mixed, and sizes, small through large, are used for service work. A variety of skills are used to expand the independence of individuals using the animals. The Americans with Disabilities...

CDK Offers Direction

It is important for people to understand why CDK exists as an independent organization, rather than part of a training organization. As an independent organization, CDK has credibility that is important when helping a family to determine if an service dog is right for their child and, if so, which...

Facilitation

Facilitation What is it? Facilitation is when a child, usually under the age of 14, is placed in a 3 way canine partnership.  The child, the service or social dog, and a parent work together in public environments as a team.  The team is a full team only when all...

Think You Want A Service Dog?

Questions to consider if you want a service dog? When considering these questions, remember there are not right or wrong answers.  The answers will help to determine which organization is the best match for you.   What can a dog do for me? Remember while these canine partners are amazing,...
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