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Rebecca Richardson

Rebecca Richardson is the Director of College Governance at Bergin University of Canine Studies located in Rohnert Park, California. She is completing a Master of Science in Human-Canine Life Sciences degree at Bergin University. Rebecca has worked as an early intervention specialist for children with autism and has taught Associate of Science courses on autism and assistance dogs.

Ethical Considerations Need to Be Made for Service Dogs

Ethical Considerations Need to Be Made for Service Dogs http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/considerations-made-for-service-dogs/

Some children with autism and their families are known to benefit from the presence of an assistance dog. Little research has been done on ethical issues that can arise around the dogs’ welfare or methods to limit the stress on both the dog and the family. The goal of this piece is to identify and […]

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