Service Dog Fundamentals
Whether you are a professional dog trainer, career changer, owner-trainer or a healthcare professional, if you are interested in service dogs this course is a great starting point. You will learn about service dog laws, the service dog training process and understand how learning theory is applied to service dog training. This on-demand course covers the important basics anyone considering working with service dogs needs to know.
Tuition – $95
PTSD Service Dog Tasks
Get an in depth look at four important tasks for PTSD Service Dogs: anxiety alerts, nightmare interruption, making space and deep pressure therapy. In this on-demand course, you will review the training process for these tasks in detail as well as learn about challenges and caveats to consider when training these tasks.
Tuition – $145
The Retrieve: The Essential Service Dog Task
It’s not just the retrieve itself that is important for service work, but its components: take, carry, hold, and give are foundation skills for many critical service dog tasks. You’ll learn how to train a dog to retrieve items of various shapes, sizes and materials as well as advanced behaviors like retrieving items on counters, retrieving bottles without knocking them over and transferring items from one person to another. This on-demand course also covers strategies to address challenges encountered when training this necessary task.
Tuition – $145
Coming in September – Mobility Service Dog Tasks
You will get in-depth instruction on the training process for the most commonly needed mobility tasks including: balance and brace, opening doors, turning lights on, helping with dressing and undressing, pulling zippers and more. Learn how to train service dogs to perform these complex mobility tasks efficiently and effectively. Additionally, you will receive critical guidance on determining when it is–and is not–safe and appropriate to train tasks for handlers and their dogs.
Tuition – $185