How to certify a service dog in Texas?
Are you are wondering on how to certify a service dog in Texas? Below, you’ll find some useful resources to guide you in the right direction. The good thing is that you do not need to get your dog professionally trained.
In Texas, people with disabilities have the right to train their own dog. But, if you do not have the right skills to train a service dog, then I would suggest you use professional help to train your dog. The government website has plenty of useful information, so read this FAQ on service dogs in Texas. It is very well written and will get all your questions answered.
If you have any questions call and discuss with them. Be careful about scammers, so always talk to a government personnel who deals with service dogs. There is a phone number at the bottom of this page (Office of Texas Governor).
Also, make sure you make a note of questions that will help you when you talk to an officer. Find out if you will be eligible for any grants or reduced dog license fee etc. There are various organizations who can train your dog for free or support you in various ways, so find out as much as you can from these guys because they are there to help you.