Links, Resources

Paws for Purple Hearts


Service Dogs Links of Interest:

Alaska-specific Service Dog-in-Training Laws

FAQ Service Animals definition

New ADA Service Animal Definition 

ADA Revised Requirements 2010

Emotional Support Animals

Service Dog Tax Deductions

Service Dog Organizations in Alaska:

Alaska Assistance Dogs

Carole and Dodd Shay, Bergin University of Canine Studies

Wasilla, AK

training videos:

Alaska Service Canines

Deborah Cotton

North Pole, AK

Canine Psychological Consulting

Ellis Gugel, Bergin University Trained Canine Behaviorist

Phone: (907) 892-2966

P.O. Box 872560

Wasilla, AK 99687


Pinnacle Canine Services LLC. 

Ashlee McDougall

2598 Pick-A-Dilley Street

Wasilla, AK 99623 

Cell: 907 844-1447 


Alaska Dog Works

Michele and Robert Forto

Willow, Alaska

Arctic Paws for Service

Linwood and Kathi Fiedler

Willow, Alaska

Local Organizations of Interest:

Golden Retriever Rescue

Pawsitive Dog Training - dog obedience, agility, scent tracking, trailing, barn hunt, etc.

Companions Inc - local visiting therapy dog program (Fairbanks, Alaska)

Paws for Purple Hearts

National Organizations:

Assistance Dogs International

International Association of Assistance Dog Partners

Bergin University of Canine Studies

Paws for Purple Hearts veterans train service dogs for other veterans

Pet Partners national therapy animal organization

Dog Training Links:

DogStar Daily  Ian Dunbar dog training information, articles, videos

Leash walking-Grisha Stewart

Functional Rewards-Grisha Stewart