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#PawdCast 12 – Service Animal NPRM

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On this episode, the PawdCast crew returns after a long break to discuss the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. We begin by discussing how the regulations have progressed, including the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. We then discuss various portions of the NPRM, including how to make comments if you wish to do so.

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#PawdCast 11 – Bringing home a new dog

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On this episode of the PawdCast , Aleeha, Sarah, Lauren, Meaghan and T.J. discuss bringing a new dog home.

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#iAcast PawdCast 9 – Transition

On this episode of the Pawdcast, Aleeha, Jeff, Jade, TJ, and Matt have an open discussion and tell their own stories about retirement and transitioning to a new dog. We recommend you grab a box of tissues and enjoy the show. 

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The PawdCast 5: Owner Training Your Guide Dog and Delta’s new Policies

Welcome back to another episode of the PawdCast. This episode contains a lot of very useful information, so let’s get started

First, we interview Julie Johnson, who has trained several guide dogs herself. She is the owner and operator of her website, Guide and Service Dogs,, as well as her Blind Mice Mega Mall store On The Go, which sells handmade equipment beneficial for any guide or service animal user, and some of which is beneficial for pet owners as well.  Julie is also the author of her own book, Courage to Dare: A Blind Woman’s Quest to Train Her Own Guide Dog. During our conversation, Julie does mention the Volhard Puppy Aptitude Test as a well-known puppy test that she uses on her own perspective puppies.

During the second half of the show, we invite Marion Gwizdala, president of the National Association of Guide Dog Users, to talk about Delta’s new regulations regarding Service and Support Animals. As of the publication of this podcast, the meeting with Delta Airlines has already occurred, and more information will be forthcoming. Stay tuned to the Twitter feed for more details. Please enjoy the show, and feel free to leave feedback for us in the comments, on social media, or by sending an email to pawdcast@iaccessibility.net.

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The PawdCast 3: Choosing A School

In this episode, Aleeha, Matt, and Dan discuss various items to consider when choosing the best guide dog school for your needs.

Thanks go out to Andre Louis for our intro and outro

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The PawdCast 2: Puppy Raising

On this episode of The Pawdcast, Aleeha, Matt, and Jason speak with Dan and Corinne about the process of raising a puppy for a guide dog school.

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The PawdCast episode 1: Service Animal Identification

Welcome to the latest in new shows from the iACast network. It’s called the PawdCast, and it will be a monthly show featuring topics of interest to service animal users, with a focus on guide dogs. What a better way to start off the show than to talk about identification and its implementation in the United States and Canada. To do that, we brought in Aleeha Dudley, Anne Currie, Buddy Brannan, Dan Hart, Lyn Frison, and Matt Dierckens. We begin by discussing the many different forms of legislation surrounding service animals. In the US, there is the Americans with Disabilities act, the Fair Housing Act, and the Air Carrier access act. We also discuss legislation in Canada, but this podcast by no means describes the law for every province, as that is how the legislation has been constructed. A helpful resource for researching this legislation can be found  here. The second part of the podcast deals with identification and its implementation, and how that could be catastrophic for handlers in the United states, as well as how it works in Canada. Buddy mentions an article on Growing Up Guide Pup that discusses this issue. Finally, we wrap up with a couple of resources. NAGDU Guide & Service Dog advocacy & Information on the App Store (don’t worry, the app will receive an update prior to iOS 11)

Frequently Asked Questions about Service Animals – ADA.gov.  Credit goes out to Andre Louis for the intro and outro for this episode. We hope you enjoy this new show, and please feel free to email us at feedback@iaccessibility.net with suggestions for future pawdCasts.