Service Dog IQ

Training, Registration, Certification, Requirements And Laws


Welcome to Service Dog IQ

Service Dog IQ [SDIQ] articles and trainings are written by long term professionals in the service dog industry and are meant to provide the reader with accurate, current information that will enhance the reader’s relationship with their service dog and the public, or a relationship with a service dog team, as well as the reader’s knowledge of service dog applicable laws and best practices in service dog stewardship, handling, management, and problem solving.

The information in the articles and trainings do not constitute legal training, nor legal advice.

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Types of Service Dogs

Types of service dogs and what they do.

Service Dog Definitions

Service animals are defined as dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions about service animals & the ADA.

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Tasks: Guide Dogs

The following are general tasks for guide dogs. This list may not be fully inclusive as each individual's needs may differ.

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  • ADA Title I & V
  • ADA Title IV
  • A Guide for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment
  • ADA: Know Your Rights -- Returning Service Members with Disabilities
  • ADA Questions and Answers
  • A Guide to Disability Rights Laws
  • Q&A;: The Americans with Disabilities Act and Persons with HIV/AIDS
  • Ten Employment Myths

Additional Resources

  • DOT
  • EEOC
  • Reasonable Accommodation - Employment
  • Information for Employers
  • FHA
  • Guide for Landlords
  • Reasonable Accommodation Request - Housing
  • Reasonable Accommodation Request - Education
  • Sec 504
  • State Laws Pertaining to Service Dogs


  • Tips for Flying With Your Service Dog
  • TSA Info