Therapy Dog Classes

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Therapy Dog Classes

Volunteer pet therapy is one of the most rewarding activities you can do with your dog.

It’s a wonderful volunteer service to share with the people in your community. It takes your relationship with your dog to an entirely new level: you become partners and your bond deepens. You'll meet interesting people you might never otherwise meet. And, you'll experience the rewards and joy of watching the difference your dog can make, simply by spending time with those in need.

Next session begins on October 3, 2022

Registration is closed.

Classes Meet Once a Week for Four(4) Weeks

$150 for a Four Week Class

Class sizes are limited
Minimum of Three (3) Dogs Enrolled for a Class to be Held

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All classes are taught using positive reinforcement methods. No retractable leashes, choke collars, pinch collars or shock collars will be allowed. Please bring an abundance of very high-value treats for the classes.

All dogs must be friendly with other dogs and humans to attend class.

Please note:  No refunds will be made unless a written request is received by September 21, 2022.

Instructor:  Joan Meyer

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 Therapy Dog Training Class Descriptions:

Therapy Dog Training Level 1- Prerequisites: Ages 1 year and up, Canine Good Citizen certification earned when the dog was at least 1 year old.

This class prepares you and your dog for social visits to hospitals, nursing homes, to reading programs at schools, libraries, and visits to other public settings. Therapy dogs and their owners work together as a team to improve the lives of other people.

Dogs must have a Canine Good Citizenship certification that was received after they were 1 year old to enroll in this program.

Therapy Dog Training Level 2 - Must have completed a minimum of one 4 week session of the first level of therapy dog training

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