Service Dogs for Children with Mobility Issues

Service Dogs for Children with Mobility Issues offers a unique opportunity for children with physical disabilities to have a companion and support during their daily activities. Many children with mobility issues struggle with daily tasks and activities due to physical disability. The use of a service dog can help reduce the stress associated with these tasks, as well as provide both emotional support and physical assistance.

What is a Mobility Support Service Dog?

A Mobility Support Service Dog is a specially-trained dog that is primarily used to assist children with physical disabilities in daily tasks. These dogs are trained to perform tasks such as opening and closing doors, retrieving items, and providing physical assistance with mobility devices. Additionally, these service dogs provide emotional support, companionship, and a sense of security.

What Can a Mobility Service Dog Assist With?

As previously mentioned, service dogs can fetch items your child or young adult has dropped, retrieve objects that are out of reach, open automatic doors, etc. When they walk by your side, they can also assist them with staying mobile. For instance, someone who occasionally stumbles and falls won’t have that problem anymore. This can save your child from suffering a lot of contusions and perhaps even a broken bone or two. This peace of mind will also be able to ease anxiety within your family household. 

  • Providing support while walking up and down stairs. 
  • Provide stability while dressing and undressing. 
  • Retrieving a cellphone during emergency situations. 
  • Hitting elevator buttons 
  • Retrieving dropped items. 

Benefits of a Service Dog for Mobility Issues

One of the main benefits of using a service dog for mobility issues is that the child has a companion and support to help them with daily tasks. Service dogs can help with tasks such as retrieving objects, carrying things, pulling wheelchairs, and providing stability for walking. By having a partner in activities, children with mobility issues can feel more independent and better able to take part in daily activities.

Additionally, service dogs can provide emotional support to children with physical disabilities. Service dogs can be trained to sense distress and provide comfort, offering a calming presence in times of stress. This can help to reduce anxiety and an increased feeling of security when dealing with daily tasks.

Importance of Specialized Service Dog Training

When considering a service dog for a child with physical disabilities, it is important to ensure that the dog is properly trained. Training for service dogs is extremely important, as the dog must be able to properly navigate challenging environments safely and respond to commands quickly. Training also helps to foster a strong bond between the child and the service dog and ensure that the relationship is mutually beneficial.


German Shepherd Service Dogs for Mobility Issues

Inquire about Regis Regal’s Support Dogs for Children with Special Needs 

While our top rated German Shepherd training facility is in the Illinois/ Chicago area, our service dogs for special needs can be couriered to anywhere in the United States. Our training program includes specialized training for special needs including emotional support, disabilities, mobility issues, and more for both children and adults. After over twenty years of breeding and training German Shepherds, we know how to match one of our speciality dogs with the needs of your child and family. 

We spend years giving our service dogs the best service and assistance dog training in Illinois because we love what we do and want to make an impact on your child’s life. To inquire about our service dogs for special needs or to make an appointment to visit our facility, please feel free to contact us at or (847) 721-1908.

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World-Class German Shepherds of Impeccable Character, Health, & Temperament

Regis Regal German Shepherds in Illinois has proudly been in the business of raising, training, and breeding of some of the finest German Shepherds in North America for 25 years. Our facility conducts stellar breeding, service dogs for special needs, schutzhund training, and boarding. Our AKC top rated breeders also offer a private courier service that can deliver your dog all over the United States with love and care. To inquire more about our world-class German Shepherds, contact our team at (847) 721-1908 or