3. Severe allergy alert dogs
The allergy alert dogs have a profound impact on the lives of adults and children throughout the world. These dogs are trained to detect trace amounts of certain allergens and they also alert their owners to the presence of any allergens.
4. Weather therapy dogs
The weather channel therapy dogs work with people and towns devastated by major natural disasters. Butler, a 35-pound, 1.5 year old male shepherd mix dog, is a weather therapy dog who was rescued from the Humane Society in Charlotte.
5. Brace/mobility support dogs
The brace/mobility support dogs not only allow owners to lead more normal, mobile lives, but they can also open doors, dial phones, call elevators, turn on and off lights, and many more.
6. Psychiatric service dogs
The psychiatric service dogs provide a wide array of services for those people who are suffering from mental illness. Often, these dogs are integral in changing the lives of people such as returned veterans and others with psychiatric disabilities.
7. Medical alert dogs
The medical alert dogs use their amazing sense of smell to detect when something is wrong with their owner. They are able to alert their owners to oncoming seizures. These dogs are also helpful in lowering blood sugar levels in those with diabetes and detecting cancer.