Tammie & Robert professionally a dog that you provide.
Professional Dog TrainingYour dog •will reside in our home for ten weeks•Receive professional Service Dog training•Learn high standard obedience for sound, reliable public access•Learn specific training for tasks to mitigate your disabilityHandler InstructionAt the conclustion of your dog’s stay, you will participate in• Three days of Service Dog handler instruction• Two days of follow up one month laterYou will receive•The Public Access test, to evidence your dog’s training and your handling skills•40 hours of class room instruction and public outings•A certificate providing evidence of your dog’s training and your handling•A binder that contains the entire presentation•Three published books on dog training•Equipment like collar and leash and training aids•A Service Dog vest with our company logo•A custom ID badge•Continued support (email or telephone)•Light snacks and beverages during the handler classes.NOTE: this example is for the standard, minimum requirments for most psychiatric services dogs. If you have a need for more complicated tasks, additional training time will be required.
•Training is held at Committed Canine training facility in Brownstown, Illinois. •You must be able to travel to our location to participate in Handler Training, on two occassions, separted by a month. •See the Location page for directions as well as information on area motels
Custom Trained Service Dog
We receive one or two dogs per ten-week training session. We offer three sessions per year. See the schedule below.
•$7000 covers your dog’s training, your handler instruction and the course materials •Fee covers the basic ten weeks of on-site training and 40 hours of instruction. •10% deposit ($700) to hold a training spot - this is non-refundable, but transferable.•40% ($2800) is due when you drop the dog off for training, •The remainder ($3500) is due on the first day of your Handler Instruction. •Additional weeks of training to support a more strenuous task list requires an additional fee of $500/week.
•You must select and secure your own dog for training. Why ?•See the PrepWork page for information on requirements for the dog.•See PrepWork page for advice regarding the selection of an appropriate dog.•If, after reading the materials, you have questions about the acquisition of an appropriate dog, we can set up a telephone call.•We recommend students bring a support individual to the Handler Instruction. We appreciate if children are not in attendance, except the disabled child that is being partnered with the dog.•Transportation to or from the training facility for the dog or the student is not included.•Housing and meals during the Handler Instruction are not included.