Therapy Dog Skills

$150.00

Therapy Dog Skills

Maximum 6 Dog/Handler Teams

For dogs 6 months and older.

This class is for those considering their dog for therapy work in a hospital, care home, or other setting.

In this class your dog will learn the essential skills needed for therapy work, and they will be exposed to novel equipment, sounds and smells.  As a handler, you will learn how to handle your dog in some of the common settings you will experience as a volunteer.

*Please note that attendance in, or completion of, this class does not make one eligible for entry into any of the Therapy Dog programs available.

Prerequisites:  Beginner Classes or equivalent recommended, but not required.

Your dog is comfortable working around other dogs and people.

Your dog should be able to sit, lie down, walk on a loose leash, and have the start of a reliable Leave It.

The handler has some knowledge of positive reinforcement training.

This class is best for dogs that are naturally social.

CONTACT US to be put on the waiting list for this class or any questions.

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Therapy Dog Skills

Maximum 6 Dog/Handler Teams

For dogs 6 months and older.

This class is for those considering their dog for therapy work in a hospital, care home, or other setting.

In this class your dog will learn the essential skills needed for therapy work, and they will be exposed to novel equipment, sounds and smells.  As a handler, you will learn how to handle your dog in some of the common settings you will experience as a volunteer.

*Please note that attendance in, or completion of, this class does not make one eligible for entry into any of the Therapy Dog programs available.

Prerequisites:  Beginner Classes or equivalent recommended, but not required.

Your dog is comfortable working around other dogs and people.

Your dog should be able to sit, lie down, walk on a loose leash, and have the start of a reliable Leave It.

The handler has some knowledge of positive reinforcement training.

This class is best for dogs that are naturally social.

CONTACT US to be put on the waiting list for this class or any questions.

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