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ASSISTANCE-DOG TRAINER

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If you're lucky enough to have a pet dog in your family, you probably already have some experience in this field. Assistance dogs are work dogs. They act as assistants—as helpers or guides—for disabled people. But they're not born with the ability to obey their owners and behave properly. They must be taught dozens, sometimes hundreds of commands. Teaching dogs to help people is what professional assistance-dog trainers do.

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