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Certified Therapy Dog Training Course - Get Your Dog Ready For Hospital/School/Library/Assisted Living Facilities Visits

With the guidance of step-by-step lessons, you will learn to train your dog to be friendly, patient, confident, gentle, and at ease in all situations for visiting hospitals, libraries, nursing homes, schools and assisted living facilities.

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FULL PAYMENT

Was $449

Now $249

You Save $200

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About Therapy Dog Training Course

Are you looking forward to working with your dog to visit facilities such as hospitals, nursing homes, and schools, or train your pet dog for various forms of assistance, with an emphasis on therapy training? This online therapy dog training course can be an excellent solution for you and your dog. Our online Certified Therapy Dog Training Course is developed by the SDTSI team of trusted, experienced behavioral experts, who have 30+ years of combined professional animal care and dog training experience.

This course will help you learn: 

• the benefits therapy dogs can provide

• basic control for therapy work

• conditioning the dog to handling

• public access and a wide variety of specific animal-assisted therapy tasks

Who should study this course?

Friendly dogs and friendly owners who are willing to work as a team and get quick access to visit care centers, hospitals, nursing homes, schools, libraries, etc, and enrich the lives of people thereby interacting with them.

Dogs should be one year or older. Be house trained, vaccinated, and well-groomed.

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On successful completion of this service dog training course, you will

1. receive a qualified therapy dog, an official therapy dog ID, which will allow you and your dog to access care centers or other therapy dog allowed facilities. To view a sample of the award, please click here.

2. obtain a certificate issued by SERVICEDOG TRAINING SCHOOL INTERNATIONAL: Therapy Dog Certificate. To view a sample, please click here.


What Does It Mean To Be Certified?

It means your dog has been trained to perform the work or task as a therapy dog.

The primary purpose of certification is to ensure that your dog is fully trained as a therapy dog, and that you are ready to pass any of the various certification tests after completing the course.


Lesson 1 The Definition of Therapy Dogs

Lesson 2 Which Dogs Can Be Therapy Dogs

Lesson 3 Basic Principles & Commands for Therapy Dogs

Lesson 4 First Things First - Pick Up the Therapy Dogs

Lesson 5 First Things to Teach Your Therapy Dog

Lesson 6 Public Access Training

Lesson 7 Essential Skills for Any Therapy Dog Work

Lesson 8 The Tasks of the Therapy Dog Handler


What's Included

All study materials

Study Guide

Full Tutor and Admin support

The course fee includes the therapy dog registration fee ($39.00).

About Therapy Dog Training Course

Are you looking forward to working with your dog to visit facilities such as hospitals, nursing homes, and schools, or train your pet dog for various forms of assistance, with an emphasis on therapy training? This online therapy dog training course can be an excellent solution for you and your dog. Our online Certified Therapy Dog Training Course is developed by the SDTSI team of trusted, experienced behavioral experts, who have 30+ years of combined professional animal care and dog training experience.

This course will help you learn: 

• the benefits therapy dogs can provide

• basic control for therapy work

• conditioning the dog to handling

• public access and a wide variety of specific animal-assisted therapy tasks

Who should study this course?

Friendly dogs and friendly owners who are willing to work as a team and get quick access to visit care centers, hospitals, nursing homes, schools, libraries, etc, and enrich the lives of people thereby interacting with them.

Dogs should be one year or older. Be house trained, vaccinated, and well-groomed.

More Related Courses

On successful completion of this service dog training course, you will

1. receive a qualified therapy dog, an official therapy dog ID, which will allow you and your dog to access care centers or other therapy dog allowed facilities. To view a sample of the award, please click here.

2. obtain a certificate issued by SERVICEDOG TRAINING SCHOOL INTERNATIONAL: Therapy Dog Certificate. To view a sample, please click here.


What Does It Mean To Be Certified?

It means your dog has been trained to perform the work or task as a therapy dog.

The primary purpose of certification is to ensure that your dog is fully trained as a therapy dog, and that you are ready to pass any of the various certification tests after completing the course.


Lesson 1 The Definition of Therapy Dogs

Lesson 2 Which Dogs Can Be Therapy Dogs

Lesson 3 Basic Principles & Commands for Therapy Dogs

Lesson 4 First Things First - Pick Up the Therapy Dogs

Lesson 5 First Things to Teach Your Therapy Dog

Lesson 6 Public Access Training

Lesson 7 Essential Skills for Any Therapy Dog Work

Lesson 8 The Tasks of the Therapy Dog Handler


What's Included

All study materials

Study Guide

Full Tutor and Admin support

The course fee includes the therapy dog registration fee ($39.00).

No Breed, Size or Weight Restriction

Trained to perform work or task

Behave in public and under control of handler

Animal must be up to date with all vaccinations