AKC Community Canines (CGCA) ® Evaluation

 Advanced Canine Good Citizen evaluation and certification.  Must already be a Canine Good Citizen®

Puppy Selection and training  for use in your mental health practice therapy dog 

Therapy Dog Skills & Preparation

Learn and practice the canine and human skills needed to meet the requirements to become a therapy dog team.  Exercises are based on those used by all of the various therapy dog programs. This class will also discuss the practical issues involved with being a therapy team.  
Skills taught can be used even if you choose not to take the evaluation and become a therapy team.

AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) ® Evaluation

 Canine Good Citizen® evaluation and certification. 

AKC S.T.A.R Puppy Training Program®
Training Program for all puppies under the age of 1 year old.   
Socialization, Training, Activity,and Responsibility are the four pillars of the Program. The Program provides an excellent comprehensive foundation for your relationship with your puppy.

One-on-One Training Available

Puppy Temperment Testing on litters

AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) ® Program

The Canine Good Citizen Program is a two-part program that stresses responsible pet ownership for owners and basic good manners for dogs at home and in public places. All dogs who pass the 10-step CGC test may receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club.  The CGC Progam is the foundation of many therapy programs and forms the foundation for much advanced obedience.

Therapy Dog Assessment

Assessment of your dog before taking a class or taking an evaluation. 
​Assessement includes skills, temperment, socializaton, public manner skills  

Under development


Life Skills and Manners

One-on-one sessions and group dog training classes and/or assessments  are available.   

AKC Urban Canines (CGCU) ® Evaluation

 Advanced Canine Good Citizen evaluation and certification.  Must already be a Canine Good Citizen®

Therapy Dog 

​​"Teach me to be the dog you want me to be"​

K9 Nose Work™ 

A new urban sport based on dog detection skills. Dogs learn to hunt and focus those skills on finding different odors. Using National Association of Canine Scent Work (NACSW) methods dog’s find the essential oils of Sweet Birch, Anise, and Clove. Nose work uses completely positive and high intensity training to build the drive to find the odors. 

This is a great activity to increase the bond with your dog.