pawz-tive dog training

Service Dog Training

service dog training

Sessions are an hour to an hour and a half long and are $150 per session plus tax.

All Service Dog graduates will receive a Certificate of Completion, AKC Title, PDT’s Endorsement, and a Physical/Digital Copy Identification Card. 

Dogs that have bitten a human being before will not be allowed to enroll in our program. We reserve the right to accept and decline dog’s based on temperament and owner’s who are not the right fit for our programs

Pawz-itive Dog Training provides custom Service Dog Training and Certifications based on the individual needs of the dog’s handler…

We have extensive experience working with dogs and a wide array of handlers who have mild to very challenging disabilities. We have trained with children, teens, adults, and families who have the willingness to invest their time to create successful dog/handler teams.

We use a personalized approach that focuses on how a strong partnership with your Service Dog will help you overcome the obstacles you will face at home and in public.

Service Dogs give you the ability to increase freedom and independence by providing assistance and performing various tasks in everyday life. Service Dogs improve the lives of people with a wide range of disabilities, whether physical, neurological, or psychiatric.

Our Certified Service Dogs, who are thoroughly trained, tested, and proofed have the ability to access anywhere in Public and are able to travel at no cost. We prepare our Service Dog’s to fly airlines comfortably and confidently.

The following are examples of the most common disability skills and tasks we teach:

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Alert

– To people approaching

– As a response to your name or someone trying to get your attention

– For specific sounds, such as alarms, ring tones, sirens, or vehicles backing up

– Go seek help from someone else when you are having a medical emergency

– Press a medical alert button for designated
emergency contact

– Wake-up alerts

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Retrieve

– Get personal items and bring them to you, such as keys or cell phones

– Open and close doors, cabinets, and drawers

– Bring medication to you at a designated time

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Support

– Act as a positional buffer – behind, in front, looking the opposite way, or circling

– Turn on and off lights, including turning on the light for you before you enter a room

– Open and hold doors

– Provide bracing for you to stand up or steady yourself

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Interruption

– Intervention of unwanted behaviors

– Deep pressure therapy for anxiety & stress relief

– Interruption dissociation behaviors

– Provide tactile support for focus/grounding or interrupt sensory overload

 

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