Title: Therapy Dog
|CPDT-KSA Knowledge:||6||CBCC-KSA Knowledge:||0|
|CPDT-KSA Skills:||0||CBCC-KSA Skills:||0|
Learn the skills necessary to train therapy dogs or working therapy dog teams to work in the area of visitation and/or assisted activities. Learn how to train to pass a Therapy Dog Certification Course; understand what is a Therapy or Visitation Dog; learn the dog skill requirements and how to condition your dog to them; how to identify proper temperaments and aptitudes of dogs; identifying the unsuitable dog; how to be the dog’s advocate; maintaining and troubleshooting the Therapy dog; and communication with facilities. Also, learn the various certifying organizations and where to go to be certified. This course is 100% online, requires the purchase of a training kit, as the right equipment is critical to your success in this course.
Sponsor: E-Training for Dogs, Inc.
Speaker(s): Susan Sharpe, CPDT-KA