Frequently Asked Questions

Dog Ownership Living with a Dog Program Requirements General
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  • What happens to the dog after the project ends?

    The dog remains part of your family, with on-going support from Assistance Dogs Australia.

  • How much time and energy does caring for a dog require?

    Dogs are very social animals and so they like to be included in the daily routines of the family.

    The dog is well trained and well socialised, however, you need to practice skills and reinforce behaviours with a dog every day.

    It will be your responsibility to continue the training but being consistent with the dog to maintain the high standards of your dog being able to assist you.