Wheelchair Assistance Dogs

Service Dog: Wheelchair Assistance Dogs

Job: To assist their partner by retrieving dropped objects, opening doors, retrieving the phone, helping with transfers or anything else their partner may need.

Handler: Is in a wheelchair. May or may not be ambulatory at times.

Gear: No special gear required, but many wear a special harness to assist in pulling a chair or opening a door.

 

Notes: Wheelchair Assistance Dogs can vary widely in trained tasks and actual job.

 

wheelchair cards

 

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