|CPDT-KSA Knowledge:||21.00||CBCC-KSA Knowledge:||20.00|
|CPDT-KSA Skills:||0.00||CBCC-KSA Skills:||0.00|
This course offers an in-depth look at how to choose, prepare, and train a dog to become a therapy dog in animal assisted therapy and/or activities. You will learn the characteristics of dogs and handlers that are necessary to be a good working team. We will discuss the advantages of belonging to a national therapy animal group along with their rules and regulations and what you should expect on a visit. The course will also teach the obedience commands required of therapy dogs.
Sponsor:Animal Behavior Institute, Inc.
Speaker(s):Dr. Gary Fortier