Animals<br />
What is a service animal?<br /><ul><li>A service animal is a trained animal that provides a service to a person in need.
They guide people, alert people, and help people do things like, picking things up or opening doors.
They come in all breeds, </li></ul>shapes and sizes.<br /><ul><li>They are not just pets.</li></li></ul><li>What is a ther...
An animal that likes to visit with people and gets along with other animals
An animal that can be a pet.
An animal that is used to help</li></ul>   make people feel better and <br />   be happy<br />
What types of service or therapy animals are there? <br /><ul><li>Dogs
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Animals

  1. 1. Animals<br />
  2. 2. What is a service animal?<br /><ul><li>A service animal is a trained animal that provides a service to a person in need.
  3. 3. They guide people, alert people, and help people do things like, picking things up or opening doors.
  4. 4. They come in all breeds, </li></ul>shapes and sizes.<br /><ul><li>They are not just pets.</li></li></ul><li>What is a therapy animal?<br /><ul><li>An animal that has a good personality
  5. 5. An animal that likes to visit with people and gets along with other animals
  6. 6. An animal that can be a pet.
  7. 7. An animal that is used to help</li></ul> make people feel better and <br /> be happy<br />
  8. 8. What types of service or therapy animals are there? <br /><ul><li>Dogs
  9. 9. Cats
  10. 10. Monkeys
  11. 11. Miniature horses
  12. 12. Ducks
  13. 13. Parrots / Birds
  14. 14. Pigs
  15. 15. Basically any animal that </li></ul>can be trained and can help <br />people!<br />
  16. 16. What types of service or therapy dogs are there?<br /><ul><li>Guide Dogs
  17. 17. These are known as seeing eye dogs
  18. 18. They help people who are visually impaired
  19. 19. They help a person avoid danger
  20. 20. Guard Dogs
  21. 21. They are trained to alert people of danger
  22. 22. They keep an area safe
  23. 23. Therapy Dogs
  24. 24. They are kind and patient dogs
  25. 25. They help children with disabilities
  26. 26. Police Dogs
  27. 27. They help the police do their jobs
  28. 28. They keep our communities safe</li></li></ul><li>How should we treat animals that we encounter?<br /><ul><li>If you do not know an animal…
  29. 29. Do not touch it
  30. 30. Do not pet it
  31. 31. Try to stay away from it
  32. 32. If the animal is a service animal…
  33. 33. It is a specially trained animal, do not pet it.
  34. 34. Try to be respectful of the space and work the service animal does.
  35. 35. If the animal is a therapy animal or a pet of someone you know…
  36. 36. Pet it and show lots of love to it!
  37. 37. Be nice and careful
  38. 38. Do not play too rough with the animal</li></li></ul><li>What can we do to help service or therapy animals?<br /><ul><li>You can volunteer in an animal shelter.
  39. 39. You can collect items that animal shelters need and donate them to a shelter.
  40. 40. You can raise money to donate to animal shelters.
  41. 41. With the help of your parents and an animal shelter, you can foster homeless animals in your home until a permanent home is found.
  42. 42. You can adopt a homeless animal from a shelter.</li></li></ul><li>Good Luck!<br />Remember to be kind, respectful and smart when encountering animals. <br />and don’t forget to share your thoughts with us on the blog. <br />

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