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Small Breed Service Dogs

Aiko the papillon

Small breed dogs are are able to be trained to peform many task trained skills. They may be a good fit if the partner is able to understand how to gently handle the service dog.

What can 4 Paws train a papillon to do?

  • Diabetic Alert
  • Seizure Alert
  • Hearing Ear work
  • PTSD Alert

For some people with disabilities, a small breed service dog may be the best option.

There are many other reasons, including but not limited to:

  • Living arrangements
  • Lack of strength to handle a larger dog
  • Ease of travel