Just in time for Christmas puppy season - A brand new state of the art dog training studio and tons of class times to choose from to fit in your busy schedule! Support people with disabilities while training your PET dog. Personal in home appointments are also available.
In todays disposable society, get your friends and family the gift that lasts a lifetime, the gift of a WELL TRAINED DOG. Our gift certificates come in various amounts and can be applied towards both our private in home training sessions and classes. We travel all throughout Seattle and the Puget Sound region for our pet puppy training and adult dog training sessions.
Jasper "jazzy pants" "j dog" McNeight survived 13.5 years. He was peacefully put to sleep at 5:00pm on November 16th 2010. He was a very, very, very good dog. He was lucky enough to touch thousands of lives through his daily work as my service dog and his travels to at least 12 states. His legacy will live on through the works of Service Dog Academy. You can view more about Jasper's inspirational life by watching the Evening Magazine Feature Story done on him linked from the Service Dog Academys staff webpage. Or you can view his youtube dedication below.
The Service Dog Academy has a unique program allowing people to train the dogs they already own for service work. We have been recognized by the mainstream media for both our private in home training and class room dog training on numerous occasions.
Mary McNeight and her trained service dog Liame laughing with Dr. Ian Dunbar in one of his dog training Seminars. The Service Dog Academy is proud to be listed as a provider of service dog training on the Delta Society website, a non-profit human/pet organization based in Bellevue, Washington. Founded in 1977, the Delta Society’s mission is to advance human health and well-being through positive interactions with animals. Their Pet Partners programs are making a difference in communities around the globe. In addition to promoting their members many human/animal bonding activities including nursing home and elementary school visits, The Delta Society [...]
The Service Dog Academy was recently featured on Fox's National News Channel. Our head trainer was one of the dog teams shown during the program (see the above image) and is the dog trainer Dan Springer is referring to at the end of the story. There was a longer piece that included our head trainer working with a diabetic detection service dog but was cut from the story due to election news. We are excited about this opportunity for media exposure so that we can start helping even more people! If you would like more information [...]
Mary McNeight and her service dog Liame laughing with Dr. Ian Dunbar in one of his Seminars. The Service Dog Academy is constantly keeping up on the advancements in the science of dog training! In May of 2010 we attend Dr. Ian Dunbar's (the rock star of dog training) seminar on how to better teach our classes through the use of games. In January of 2010 we attended Clicker Expo in Portland Oregon and learned some great techniques to help us more efficiently train service dogs. Our staff also attended a class on how to train a Diabetic Alert Dogs (see [...]