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Balance Assist Service Dog

Birmingham, Alabama

Balance assist dogs help those with chronic conditions to regain their daily activities. These dogs are taught to hold position and assist their handler in getting up from a seated position and helping stabilize them while walking. In some cases, a relative or helper will be needed to complete the training. 

Tasks can include:

  • Assist in getting up (pull)

  • Balance assist: stay standing in heel position while walking and negotiating stairs, etc.


Other tasks can include:

  • Alerting a family member if handler has fallen

  • Retrieve medication / items

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