This course can be completed in about 4 hours. However, you have access to the course for a full 90 days. Handouts are included in PDF form so you can
The course covers the step by step process for training 4 service dog tasks frequently needed for service dogs helping people with PTSD. The course
You will need a computer and access to an internet connection. You also will need a smart phone to record and send video. You will need the usual dog
No. This course was designed for professional trainers interested in learning how to train service dogs for others.
Continuing education is important in this rapidly changing field. SDCs need 12 CEUs every 3 years to maintain their credential. We make this
We are committed to scientifically sound, force-free training methods. SDC™ students learn how to apply clicker training and lure reward techniques to
Yes! Graduates of the Service Dog Coach Certificate program may refer to themselves as a Certified Service Dog Coach™ or use the abbreviation SDC™.
The course covers essential information about service dogs and gives an overview of the service dog training process. The course content includes:
Is the Service Dog Fundamentals course a prerequisite for the Service Dog Coaching Certificate program?
No, the Service Dog Fundamentals course is not a prerequisite for the Cooperative Paws SDC Certificate program. However, trainers who are working