Types of Dogs

PGI’s Primary Focus is centered around service, facility and assisted companion dogs.

Service Dog

Service Dogs help by performing functions for a person that is limited by a disability.

  • Mobility impairments (wheelchair, unstable walking, balance difficulty)
  • Medical Response (Seizures, Epilepsy, Diabetes)
  • Visual impairment (Partial site)
  • Hearing impairments
  • Other physical/mental disabilities

Facility Dog

Facility dogs are Trained to perform animal assisted interventions at a facility: hospitals, medical facilities, nursing homes and other facilities.

  • Pediatric outpatient rehab centers
  • Veterans outpatient rehab centers
  • Juvenile residential homes
  • Grade Schools, High schools & Colleges
  • Nursing homes

Facilitator Assisted Companion Dog

  • Facilitator Assisted Companion dogs help individuals with disabilities or other developmental delays and the parent/caregiver is certified to handle the dog.