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Why Do Service Dogs in Training Have Unique Names?

When it comes to naming a service dog candidate, it is frequently noticed a unique name is chosen. Curious as to why?

When it comes to naming a service dog candidate, it is frequently noticed a unique name is chosen. Curious as to why? Unique names are assigned to each dog for ease of record keeping, to avoid confusion between two service dogs, and to mitigate the chances of cross-communication with another human or dog's name when out in public. Deaf clients generally also give their dogs a unique and meaningful name sign.

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