Therapy Dog Training

Therapy Dog Training
PrerequisitePassing the AKC Canine Good Citizen Test or previous obedience training
ForPurebred and mixed breed dogs
Location: Newbury
Course Length: 6 Weeks
Course Cost: $170
Ages: 1 year and older
           
This class will train you on the items that will be on the Therapy Dog International (TDI) Test. The test is given by TDI at various times throughout the year in Massachusetts.

Training Items Include:
Jack and Thunder
  • TDI Entrance -welcome & brief inspection
  • Check-in - out of sight
  • Getting around people
  • Sit and stay
  • Down and stay
  • Recall
  • Visiting a patient
  • Test reactions
  • Leave it 
  • Meeting another dog
  • Entering through a door
  • Reaction to children

Class Schedule for 2018
Classes run for 6 weeks. 
Please note that there needs to be at least 3 people who register for a class. If there are not enough people that class will be canceled.

Please note: You will need to provide copies of Up-To-Date Vaccinations records :  Rabies, Distemper & Kennel Cough
Note: Bordetella (Kennel Cough) vaccination – given within the year but at least 10 days prior to the start of class.

TDI Pre-test Training Class schedule for 2018 - Dates will be added depending on registration.
Pre-register to get notified when the next available class will take place.

Please pre-register and we will email you when the next class series will start.