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Who?

Tammie & Robert instruct this course.  You train your dog under their professional guidance.  Parents/    guardians    of    disabled    children,    or    assistants    for    disabled    adults    may assume the role of the dog’s trainer.    

What?

T.E.A.C.H.   (Train   &   Educate   A   Canine   Helper)   is   a   professionally   guided   -   owner   trained course composed of: Three, three-day weekends Six weeks apart You will receive 48 hours of class room instruction and public outings A certificate providing evidence of your dog’s training and your handling education 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 The Public Access Test, to evidence your dog’s training and your handling skills

Where?

T.E.A.C.H. 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 three weekends, separted by six weeks.    See the Location page for directions as well as information on area motels
Professionally Guided - Owner Trained Program

When?

There are three T.E.A.C.H. courses scheduled each year.  See the schedule below for 2019  

How Much?

$2000 tuition for the 48 hour course including training materials. $500   (non-refundable   but   transferable   to   future   class)   required   to   hold   your   spot   in the class. $1500 is due on the first day of the first weekend of class. Disabled   US   military   veterans   (or   disabled   Police   or   FIre   fighters)   receive   a   25% discount   (total   fee   $1500.      $500   due   to   hold   your   spot,   $1000   due   the   first   day   of class) If   you   are   not   able   to   attend   a   pre-scheduled   class,   we   can   schedule   a   private   class- of-one for you for an additional $500, if our schedule permits.

Other details

We recommend students bring a support individual to class. We   appreciate   if   children   are   not   in   attendance,   except   a   disabled   child   that   is being partnered with the dog. You must select and secure your own dog for training. We   offer   significant   advice   regarding   the   selection   of   an   appropriate   dog    on   the PrepWork page. Please   see   the   PrepWork   page   for   information   on   requirements   for   the   dog    that you select. Aggressive   dogs   will   not   be   tolerated   in   class.      No   refund   will   be   offered   if   you   bring a dog that is aggressive towards people, other dogs or small animals.
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