Category Archive: Training

Nov 10

Combat Veteran with PTSD Refused Air Travel With Service Dog by American Airlines

Read More: The full article: Service Dogs Listed on Boarding Passes: K9 Wings has been advocating that air carriers include disabled passengers service dogs who have been pre-approved to accompany them on board their aircraft, to be either listed on their boarding pass, or that the service dog have their own boarding pass. This should eliminate situations such as …

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Nov 22

Airports – Animal Relief Areas for Dogs

Be sure to locate all the “animal relief areas” at the airports you and your dog will be visiting during your air travels before you travel. I have included a website that is kept updated on the most current information. http://petfriendlytravel.com/airports Animal Relief Area Options: Many airports do not have an “Animal Relief Area” inside the …

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Nov 22

Delta Airlines Bans Pets From Traveling as Checked Baggage

The days of checking both your suitcase and your pet are coming to an end. Delta Air Lines announced that effective March 1, the airline will no longer accept pets as checked baggage unless the passenger either requires a service or emotional support animal or is a military member with active transfer orders. After Delta’s …

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May 10

New Exciting Additions Coming Soon to K9 Wings Seminars!

  New exciting additions will be added to our K9 Wings Service Dog Airport Training Seminars that will turn it into a 2 day event packed with even more important information, education and training for Service Dog Teams. Stay tune………..

May 10

Ways to Communicate Your Special Needs to a TSA Officer

We are all unique individuals coming from a diverse multicultural society. We have different beliefs, concerns and ways of doing things. Many of us deal with disabilities both visible and invisible. TSA has been working with many organizations, companies and individuals through coalitions to learn how to improve their workforce to respectfully communicate and handle …

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May 10

Sweet Snoopers – New Online Diabetes Alert Dog Training Program

“Sweet Snoopers” is a new on-line training program developed by Debby Kay for people with Diabetic Alert Dogs and Dog Trainers. This program is a gold standard of education excellence to enhance the training in all levels of a professional Service Dog team, from beginning, intermediate, advanced and maintenance training in Diabetes Alert Dogs. Debby …

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May 10

Great Training Places for Service Dogs

On our recent trip to the east coast in April, Ellie and I visited the Marine Corps Museum in VA. It is an amazing, beautifully designed museum.  The layout is well lit and displayed with a wealth of historical information. It also had several area’s designed for teaching young children. There is information and artifacts …

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May 10

TSA LAX Roundtable – May 2015

Ellie and I participated in TSA’s Multicultural and Disabilities Department Roundtable discussions at LAX in May 2015. We shared our concerns and discussed ways to improve procedures for passengers going through the security screening process for air travel. I am honored to be a part of the TSA coalition. I am always striving to find …

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