Pet puppy and adult seattle dog training, socialization, manners, obedience and tricks classes in West Seattle, Beacon Hill and White Center. When you take one of our seattle dog training classes you are helping to support people with disabilities. We offer Puget Sound's premier pet puppy, adult dog and service dog training. Here is a video on how to travel with your service dog that your seattle dog training classes help support.
Our hero Ian Sterling from Komo News Radio A trip to The Museum of Flight to check out the B-17 Bomber, Aluminum Overcast, turned fruitful for Mary McNeight, CPDT-KA, CCS, BGS and for KOMO Newsradio. The local news was at the museum, covering the unveiling of the bomber for its limited engagement at the museum. After talking with Mary, Ian Sterling, reporter for Komo Newsradio, became interested in The Service Dog Academy's Diabetic Alert program and the groundbreaking training programs she offers at her dog training school. Sterling recently caught up with Mary and Liame at the West Seattle Dog Training [...]
Operations Manager Carrie Rubens' Dog Rondo As The Service Dog Academy's operations manager, I spent a good amount of time helping Mary prepare for her classes, stuffing Kongs, getting future students enrolled in the classes, and championing her successful positive reinforcement dog training program. At the end of the day, as staff member at a dog training school / studio, it became apparent that I needed a well-behaved dog to complete the package! I adopted my dog, Rondo, from a shelter only a month prior to our first class. I knew very little about the 4-year-old Manchester Terrier and being a [...]
Mary McNeight, CPDT-KA, CCS presented to a full house at the breakout stage at the American Diabetes Association's 2011 Expo on April 30th. The presentation went over her groundbreaking train your own Diabetic Alert Dog classes that serve Type 1 and Type 2 diabetics and hypoglycemia students in Seattle, Everett, Tacoma and Bellevue.
The West Seattle Service Dog Academy has been recognized by the Association for Pet Dog Trainers for its participation in the APDT's Train Your Dog Month contest thanks to trainer Mary McNeight's positive reinforcement methods. Additionally, the award-winning training studio was also featured in a recent Examiner.com article for McNeight's diabetic alert dog classes, puppy, and adult dog obedience training.
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.
Has your adult dog regressed to its terrible two's? Behavior we accept in puppies such as destructive chewing, potty training accidents and separation anxiety become serious problems when our adolescence or adult dog continues or re-starts such behavior. Getting Your Attention Your adult dog's bad behavior could be boredom, depressed, loneliness or just an attempt to get your attention. Before your attention turns to hostile discipline or you consider a permanent separation from your best animal friend, realize that just like humans our pets suffer from emotional problems too. In his own way, your dog is telling you he needs help. [...]