Tammie & Robert professionally a dog that you provide.
Professional Dog TrainingYour dog •will reside in our home for ten weeks (minimum)•Receive professional Service Dog training•Learn high standard obedience for sound, reliable public access work•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 (minimum)• 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 copy of the entire presentation •Three published books on dog training•Supplies like collar and leash and training aids•A Service Dog vest •A custom ID badge•Continued support (email or telephone)•Light snacks and beverages during the handler classes.NOTE:thisexampleisforthestandard,minimumrequirmentsformostpsychiatric servicesdogs.Somelightmobilitytaskscanalsobeaccomplishedinthebasic10weeks.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.•YoumustbeabletotraveltoourlocationtoparticipateinHandlerTraining,ontwo occassions, separted by a month. •See the Location page for directions as well as information on area motels
Custom Trained Service Dog
Wereceiveoneortwodogsperten-weektrainingsession.Weofferthreesessionsper year. See the schedule below.
•$10500coversyourdog’straining,yourhandlerinstruction,thecoursematerials, training supplies, vest, ID, follow-up•Fee covers the basic ten weeks of on-site training and 40 hours of instruction. •10%deposit($1050)isrequiredtoholdatrainingspot-thisisnon-refundable,but transferable.•40% ($4200) is due when you drop the dog off for training, •The remainder ($5250) is due on the first day of your Handler Instruction. •The final payment is required before the dog leaves our facility. •Additionalweeksoftrainingtosupportamorestrenuous/complicatedtasklist requires an additional fee of $800/week.•We offer a discount to disabled veterans or first responders.•Exceptthroughourdiscountsforveteransandfirstresponders,wearenotableto offer financial assistance.
•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,afterreadingthematerials,youhavequestionsabouttheacquisitionofan appropriate dog, we are happy to speak with you on the phone about options.•Your dog will remain in our home during the training.•WerecommendstudentsbringasupportindividualtotheHandlerInstruction.We appreciateifchildrenarenotinattendance,exceptadisabledchildthatisbeing partnered with the dog.•Transportationtoorfromthetrainingfacilityforthedogorthestudentisnot included.•Student meals and housing during the Handler Instruction are not included.