THERAPY DOG PREP

 

Learn the in's and out's of what your dog will need to know to enter into classrooms, hospitals or nursing homes. Introduction to Wheelchairs, Walkers, Vacuums, Balloons, etc. This class is combined with our Shy Dog Class! Work on confidence building techniques, how to react (or not react) to your dogs behavior. Find out how you can use positive reinforcement (clickers and marker words) to actually TEACH your dog to be calm in a different situation.

Learn what it takes to become a Therapy Dog Team!


Six weekly, 45 minute classes. $110.00 cash or check
Workshop, 1.5 hours. $20 cash or check

Over the course of the class, we help you to perfect the following exercises:

  • Building Confidence in your dog
  • Positively conditioning your dog to "different" objects and
  • Passing other dogs in the hallway
  • Sitting calmly while distractions are going on
  • Walking nicely on leash
  • How to train your dog for unexpected encounters
  • GRADUATION is held in a nursing home!

 

Requirements

Dogs must be friendly with other dogs and people.

Age: Dogs who are older than 16 weeks.

Pre-requisite: Must have completed Puppy II or Dog Training I (or equivelant)

Vaccine: Rabies vaccine or up-to-date vaccination is required.

Length: 

This class is $110 for six consecutive sessions unless a break is mentioned. Each session is approximately 45 minutes per week. Each session will meet on the same day and time each week, except for graduation. This is held in a nursing home so the time on week six may vary.

Payment: 

Payment is due on the first day of class. Classes are non-refundable, non-transferrable. This class is $110 cash or check.

 

 

 

 

THERAPY DOG PREP


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