Service animals can be life-changing, providing much-needed freedom to their handlers. Similar to a wheelchair or portable oxygen, service animals allow their handlers to participate fully in society by mitigating effects of a disability.
There are two common ways service dogs are trained:
- By an organization, where they are raised from birth and trained to a very high level before being placed in a home
- By an individual, who trains their own dog with the guidance of a trainer
Both of these methods are effective, and both are completely legal and legitimate ways to obtain a service dog.
This webinar will introduce the steps to the second method, answering questions such as:
- Who could benefit from a dog that has been trained to perform assistance tasks?
- What resources are required, and what are the qualities of someone who could be successful at training their own service dog?
- What qualities are required for a dog to be successful at becoming a task-trained service dog?
- What does a training program for an owner-trained service dog entail?
- What are the laws regarding Service Dogs and Public Access in the Province of Ontario?
Capacity is limited to 100 on a first-come first serve basis – Please arrive punctually!
If we reach capacity or you miss the live event, don’t worry, we will be recording the webinar for viewing later.
Topic: Training Your Own Service Dog 101
Time: May 21, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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Meeting ID: 874 3952 9722