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How do service dogs for asthma work?
Service dogs for asthma are trained to: Notice and alert you to asthma triggers, such as dust, smoke and pollen Listen for breathing changes that signal an asthma attack, such as coughing and wheezing Warn their handler about an oncoming asthma attack with an alert signal like pawing or nudging
Can I get an emotional support animal for asthma?
That said, if you have mild asthma, you may qualify for an emotional support animal. If you think a service dog would greatly improve your quality of life, give some thought to what breed and size of dog would be best for your lifestyle. Any breed can be trained as a medical alert service dog.
What kind of service animal is required for someone with asthma?
The service animal required for someone with asthma would be considered a medical alert dog. These animals are used for individuals who typically have an 渋nvisible?disability.
Can a medical alert dog help with asthma?
Medical alert dogs can help an individual find their inhaler, seek help, or simply provide comfort. Asthma attacks are scary because you basically feel like you can breathe, and if your inhaler is empty, this can quickly turn into a life-threatening situation. Imagine being alone, gasping for air, unable to ask for help.