[nagdu] Dog ownership in other areas of the world
pickrellrebecca at gmail.com
Tue Aug 4 18:24:46 UTC 2015
I'd like to know this too.
Also, Lisa you mentioned that some health insurance companies give ownership
to the handler? How would one get on such a plan?
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I'm trying to get my head around my health insurance company owning my dog.
If they decide to take it away from the handler, what happens to it?
Here, health insurance companies are giant mega-corporations. As a
business, they'd have no idea what to do with an actual living creature in
> Hi Jimmy,
> here in Germany health insurance companies pay for our guide dogs. So
> normally, they have ownership of the dogs until they retire. When they
> retire, they become "normal dogs" (you know what I mean, not working
> anymore) and either the former guide dog handler or someone else can
> take ownership of them.
> There are a few health insurance companies that give ownership to the
> guide dog handler after graduation but that's very rare over here.
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>> Good evening friends!
>> I was curious if anyone has done research on how guide dog schools in
>> other parts of the world Address and view guide dog ownership? I ask
>> as I
>> wonder if this is In just in our country or in other areas as well
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