• Possible New Rules for Flying with a Service Dog
  • Flying With Your Dog
  • BBCO Wants You!
  • Improper Service Dog Behavior
  • What is a Service Dog?
Emotional Support and Service Dogs

What is a Service Dog?

ESA, SD, PSD – what does it all mean? Learn the difference between an Emotional Support Animal and a Service Dog – and what the differences mean for the rights of those who own such dogs.

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Vroom! Vroom! Can ya’ hear it?

That’s the sound of cars revving up for our annual BBQ and car show! Come on over to the Bend Elks Lodge for some wonderful food, awesome cars, great music, and cool raffle prizes and auction items.   Where: 63120 Boyd Acres Rd, Bend, OR When: Saturday, May 26, 2018  9:00am-3:00pm   Bring your family and friends and help support our mission of changing lives through canine companionship and training.

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Assistance Dogs International

Assistance Dogs International (ADI) is a voluntary accreditation group that has lists of standards for service dog organizations to meet, and preferably exceed. Member organizations must be non-profit. ADI is also an advocacy group for persons with disabilities who utilize service dogs, and have put together a comprehensive booklet entitled ADI Guide to Assistance Dog Laws that lists pertinent federal and state laws for the US, as well as laws…

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Possible New Rules for Flying with a Service Dog

Senate Bill 1318 was introduced back in June of this year, and it would simplify the check-in process for handlers with Psychiatric Service Dogs. It specifies the elimination of the requirement for a traveler with a PSD to show a doctor’s note or prescription for the presence of the dog. This puts PSDs on the same footing as other Service Dogs. However, travelers with Emotional Support Dogs would still be…

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BBCO Wants You!

Hope everyone had a wonderful Veteran’s Day! We are still in need of volunteers, we have been a small group for awhile and need more help to grow.  Read through some of our volunteer opportunities and needs of the organization to see where you can help. Fosters We need foster homes to house our specially selected canines.  As a foster you will socialize these buddies on outings and take them…

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