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Service Dogs
Application: PART EIGHT: PERSONALITY TYPE
Service Dogs
What Service Dogs Do
Is a Service Dog for You
How to Get a Service Dog
The Right Dog
The Right Source
The Right Trainer
The Right Training
Your Goals
Your Resources
Getting Ready for a Service Dog
Equipment
Health Care
When You Get a Service Dog
Working in Public

Personality Type

Some organizations will use various tests and evaluation tools to determine your personality type profile. This will be used to match you to a service dog that best matches your personality type.

Some examples of evaluation tools used in personality typing can be found in these websites:

For more about personality types and the matching process between human and dog partners, go to:

Homework
This section is optional if you are applying to a provider organization.  If you are working with a private trainer or selecting a dog to train for yourself, this exercise will be extremely useful.
 
Using the links provided, determine your personality type. 
 
List your personality type as determined by the tests or tests on the websites suggested.
 
 
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Education and Support for People and Service Dogs