Does anybody have a service dog for their ASD child? I'm not talking about therapy/companion dogs, I mean an actual service dog, the kind that can go anywhere the child goes including the cabin of airliners. I want to get one for Zach, but I'm not sure whether to get a puppy and train it myself or go through one of those organizations that trains the dog for you. I'm leaning toward training a puppy myself because the wait times from all the service dog organizations I've seen are 6+ months and they require $5000+ first. Plus, most of those center that train dogs only use labs and retreivers, which are two breeds of dog I'm not fond of. I do have experience training dogs professionally, so that won't be a problem. I'm not sure though, so I was hoping for some advice from people who've been through the service dog process.