A Fully Trained Service Dog is one that is born, raised, and trained by our expert Service Dog Trainers over the course of 16 to 24 months. We find the right match for your needs, personality, and lifestyle and then custom train the dog for you or your child's needs.
We can train dogs to assist in overcoming the typical challenges of your disability along with custom training the service dog to your particular needs.
In many cases, we can dual-train a service dog to help with multiple disabilities. So you no longer have to chose just one task to get help with.
With our industry leading training programs and early investment of time and work, we are able to custom train a service dog quickly.
Typically we can custom train a service dog for any major disability in approximately 4 to 6 months.
Dual-Trained Service Dogs may take longer depending on the complexity of tasks.
For the best client experience our Service Dog Trainers will travel to you to do the initial home interview as well the final boot camp training in your own home, school, work, and community environments.
This solves many of the transition issues that plague other organizations and allows us to keep costs lower to you.
We training a variety of service dog for common disabilities and disability categories. If your disability is not listed, then contact one of our Service Dog Specialists to see how we can help you.
There are tons of secondary benefits of getting a fully trained service dog.
Our service dog training programs is not limited on age. We have helped children as young as 18 months old to adult clients that are 80+ years old.
We find that getting a service dog as soon as possible will help with the child's development and ability to overcome the challenges of their disability easier. Any clients who are under 5 years of age or over 75 years of age will have to be evaluated on a case-by-case basis and largely dependent on their disability as well as their family support structure.
Since we travel to our clients, and place on a 1-on-1 basis we can place dogs throughout most of the world.
We have service dogs working in the US, Canada, UK, Europe, South America, and Australia at the moment.
Depending on the country, there are certain time frame and procedures that have to be completed prior to the home interview or boot camp process. Please consult one of our Service Dog Specialists to get more information for International Placements.
We work with each of our Clients on a 1-on-1 basis throughout the Home Interview and Boot Camp Placement process. This allows us to focus directly on your needs and assisting you through this complex process.
Getting a service dog is a process that is costly in time, effort, and money. You should feel confident the dog you are receiving from us is healthy to do the work required.
The overview of the medical testing we do includes:
Although we have an extensive online training library, and a ton of in person training, there are times after the 10 day boot camp that you may come across a problem with your service dog. More than likely something will happen that you will need help with overcoming, they are a living being and not a robot.
With each placement, we include 2 months of support from our training staff to help guide you to overcome the challenge. We check in with you on a regular basis as well as providing a Private Facebook group for placements so you can get help quickly.
We want you to be a successful team, so we include the support that you'll need to get there with.
We can assist you in the integration process of the service dog in school or work environments during or after the placement process.
Our program was one of the first Service Dog programs to assist clients going into the school environment.
This is an optional service usually paid for by the school or company. Please consult our Service Dog Specialist for your particular situation.
We believe knowing how your service dog learns and is training is critical for our clients to be able to adapt their service dog for new challenges or situations.
To make this process easy for our clients is that they have access to an extensive online training course and library of videos. These videos go over: