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Demand for service dogs has exploded as they have proved adept at helping children and adults with an increasing range of disabilities, but this demand has overwhelmed nonprofit trainers and unmet needs have helped launch a for-profit service dog industry with hefty price tags. Read more»

Sheila Hawkins and her dog Sonny accept a service dog training certificate at the Handi-Dogs graduation ceremony Wednesday.

People in need of a service animal can train their own dog with the help of a Tucson nonprofit. Handi-Dogs allows those in need to transform their best friend into a certified service dog. Read more» 3