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Service Dogs for Children with Autism

It all starts with a Tiny Puppy, all our puppies are held and cradled from the minute they are born, were testing begins with each puppy: We Socialize our puppies from the minute they are born which helps create a Calm, Social and Happy dog without fear. Labradoodles make incredible Autistic Companions.

Creating many Sounds

The puppies are in the presence of many sounds, including vacuuming, ongoing music, washing of bowls that create noises and more, they are comfortable with the many sounds they hear. When awake, they are accustomed to being held ten or more times per day, including being cradled on their backs; they don’t mind as it builds strength and helps with fear. This training continues until they go to there new families. 

Greeting new Families

Our puppies are not afraid when their new families greet them. They are accustomed to many people, toys and many sounds. Our customers say our puppies are effortless to train and are happy with how well-socialized our puppies are from the day they enter the world. 

“Our puppies learn that Humans are friendly and fun, loud noises are not scary, unusual items are not frightening, and it’s exciting to explore new places.” Carmelina 

Creating a Confident Social Therapy Dog

Our puppies are friendly, confident, well-reared pups who enjoy playing with toys and Love interacting with people. As they turn five weeks old, Potty training starts and training continues; they enjoy outdoors to the many sounds and smells surrounding them. 

Training starts the minute they are born.

We start socializing puppies the minute our puppies are born: we include Social Interaction – daily encouraging the puppy to come to you, play, petting there backs, head, belly as they lay on their backs and more, Restraining, Testing calmness when they are turned on to there backs Elevation Dominance – while suspending the puppy for 30 seconds, Receiving Items like toys Touching Sensitivities with evaluating the puppy and checking if he is comfortable with having his toes touch and gently squeezed, Following you – by encouraging the puppy to follow when asked, Social Dominance – touching puppy, rubbing his back while sitting next to him. All our puppies are incredible calm and very social.

Train our puppies to become strong without fear. 

We start by cradling puppies on their back while supporting each puppy, gently lifting them two feet off the ground, and holding them suspended for approximately 30 seconds. This process helps remove the fear of elevation when handled by a child with a disability. Our puppies approach all our new families with wagging tails as if they have met. 

We are constantly creating wonderful Calm, Docile, Happy Labradoodles that love being in the company of all they encounter without fear. We are happy to know that all extended Cucciolini families are Over the moon with their fur babies. 

Benefits of having a dog as a Therapeutic Autistic Companions

Having a dog as a Therapeutic Companion helps create Safety: Children and Adults with Autism have a high tendency to run from situations and don’t have the ability to know when a case is dangerous. 

Autistic Companions Therapy Dogs as companions will improve fears of Socializing: Feeling safe and secure with less fear is vital in helping families get out and create new memories daily. When people see the child with there service Dog, it sparks interest and questions that engage the child and encourages them to talk about their dog.

Do dog Companionship Lessen Behavior Issues in Children with Autism: Children with Autism have difficulty transitioning to new places and often experience overloaded sensories. A Service Dog will remain a constant companion in their life, allowing the child to focus on their dog companion instead of their surroundings by lowering behavioural issues. 

Creating a bond with your Best Friend

The need for every child is different; many families hope a service dog will become their child’s best friend. Having a service dog close to a child is an opportunity for a child to have a best friend who protects them no matter the situation.

Traits to look for when looking to find a dog to accommodate Autistic Children

Larger Breed vs Smaller Breed Dogs.

A Larger breed provides a better chance for a body for snuggling and hugs. Labradoodles are robust and allow a child to pull, poke, and push without becoming hurt or angry. Labradoodles provide security and Love that is suitable as a companion for your child.

Intelligence is crucial in dogs.

When talking about pet dogs, instead of a service or an emotional support dog, provide your child with a new pup with basic obedience training with help with sociability and security. Labradoodles are intelligent dogs that are easy to train, which is an important quality when placed with an Autistic Child.

Are you looking for a Social dog that loves Children and Adults as Autism therapy dogs?

Many dogs are not as social as the Labradoodle for a Child with Autism. Some dogs are not social and keep to themselves, while others, like Labradoodles, live to please their owners and crave attention and happiness. Autistic children love puppies that are affectionate, Calm, and Lovable and crave attention. Labradoodles are extremely huggable dogs and help create a stronger bond with Autistic Children.

Remember – Don’t ever allow Autistic children to interact with dogs unattended, and always be sure to teach your children how to socialize with dogs while being Safe