Are you interested in becoming a pet therapy team with your dog? Would you like to learn more about what pet therapy is, how to get involved, and the skills you and your dog need to be a successful therapy team? Pet therapy teams provide a number of valuable services by visiting people in schools, nursing homes, hospitals, and other settings. This 6-week course will help explain the variety of services that pet therapy teams provide as well as help you gain the obedience, handling, and communication skills necessary to be a successful team. We will help you prepare for pet therapy evaluations and practice scenarios you will commonly encounter in therapy settings. Your dog must have completed Basic O AND Canine Companions or CGC Prep (or equivalent) in order to participate.
Cost: 6 week session for $200