Interested in training your own service dog? Find the right dog trainer to guide you.
Service dog training requires specific knowledge, skills, and education that most pet dog trainers don’t have. Partnering with the right dog training professional is essential to your success.
Choose a Cooperative Paws Service Dog Coach
Service Dog Coaches (SDCs) are uniquely qualified to work with people with disabilities training their own service dogs.
- SDCs are accomplished professional trainers with a formal education in canine training and behavior, experience – and a track record of success.
- SDCs have completed an advanced, one-of-a-kind program that focuses on every facet of service dog training, including service dog laws, temperament selection, assistance-task training, public-access training, and working with people with disabilities.
- SDCs understand that your dog is so much more than a “tool.” SDCs follow our Code of Ethics and are committed to using science-based, positive training methods as recommended by the American Veterinary Society for Animal Behavior.
Choose a Cooperative Paws SDC® and train your service dog with a partner you can trust.