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Your Dog Prefers to Work for Food. Here’s the Proof!

2012-11-05T19:45:00+00:00

Work to Eat: The Foundation of our Training If you're familiar with Service Dog Academy's training program, you know we can't express enough how much we love work-to-eat puzzles. For puppies and adult dogs, and even older dog training, Service Dog Academy's work to eat program creates more than just a smarter dog, but a happy one, too! At our Seattle dog training classes, we preach the work-to-eat strategy for many good reasons, but one scientific study found that animals actually prefer to work for their food! In the 1960's Glen Jensen discovered that when given the choice between [...]

Your Dog Prefers to Work for Food. Here’s the Proof! 2012-11-05T19:45:00+00:00

Seattle Puppy Class Work To Eat Strategy Creates Improvisational Diabetic Alert Dogs

2012-09-25T21:27:47+00:00

Article as featured on Premier's blog. Seattle, Washington has a unique brand of dog trainer at Service Dog Academy. Nowhere else in the Pacific Northwest can people with diabetes learn to train their dogs to alert to blood sugar imbalances. As a part of Service Dog Academy staff, we work hard to get this highly specialized training to more and more people each day. Our dog training studio was founded on the principles that people with disabilities should have affordable resources to live a manageable, independent life, and to us that means being able to train your own service dog. Having [...]

Seattle Puppy Class Work To Eat Strategy Creates Improvisational Diabetic Alert Dogs 2012-09-25T21:27:47+00:00

Puppy Class Techniques To The Rescue – Even Dog Trainers Are Human

2014-08-04T01:47:20+00:00

Our basic pet puppy classes which are held in our West Seattle Dog Training Studio are a great way to get your dog used to be handled in stressful situations. Our puppy class not only deals with obedience, manners, puppy play and socialization, we deal with how to make your dog a better household member by accepting petting and physical touch, even when they want to bite, nip and squirm.

Puppy Class Techniques To The Rescue – Even Dog Trainers Are Human 2014-08-04T01:47:20+00:00

Cooper’s Puppy Manners Impress Seattle Diabetes Crowd

2014-08-04T01:02:05+00:00

Cooper’s Puppy Manners, Obedience and Diabetic Alerting Impress Seattle Diabetes Crowdinflatable abominable snowman by Tracy Walsh A beautiful Seattle day brought us through gridlock traffic to Seattle’s Phinney Neighborhood Center on the afternoon of March 24th.  We were there to represent the Service Dog Academy at the 22nd Annual ADA Family Retreat. The Annual Family Retreat is just one unique way that the American Diabetes Association realizes their mission - to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.  The ADA Family Retreat is the leading diabetes education and awareness program for families with [...]

Cooper’s Puppy Manners Impress Seattle Diabetes Crowd 2014-08-04T01:02:05+00:00

Pet Puppy Socialization – The Service Dog Way

2012-09-25T22:50:25+00:00

In our basic Seattle puppy kindergarten classes we cover, socialization, manners and obedience training using non-violent, positive reinforcement, training techniques. We help you set your pet puppies personality just like that of a service dog. Our State Certified Professional dog trainers and behaviorists will show you how to harness your puppies innate nature to bring out the dog you have ALWAYS wanted.

Pet Puppy Socialization – The Service Dog Way 2012-09-25T22:50:25+00:00

Support Disabled While Training Your Pet Puppy With Us

2012-10-14T13:23:08+00:00

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.

Support Disabled While Training Your Pet Puppy With Us 2012-10-14T13:23:08+00:00

Staff Member Enrolls in Basic Obedience, Loves It!

2011-06-10T12:18:32+00:00

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 [...]

Staff Member Enrolls in Basic Obedience, Loves It! 2011-06-10T12:18:32+00:00

Featured Presenter at Seattle Diabetes Expo

2011-10-06T16:21:54+00:00

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.

Featured Presenter at Seattle Diabetes Expo 2011-10-06T16:21:54+00:00

We Have Been Nationally Recognized!

2012-10-14T13:16:42+00:00

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.

We Have Been Nationally Recognized! 2012-10-14T13:16:42+00:00

Diabetic Alert Dog Training Class Starting April 7th

2012-10-14T13:21:12+00:00

The Service Dog Academy to Hold Puget Sounds First Diabetic Alert Dog Training Class A Diabetic Alert Dog Training Student Posing in front of our award from the Association of Pet Dog Trainers Contest for Train Your Dog Month West Seattle, March 7, 2011—The Service Dog Academy, located in West Seattle, will be teaching the Puget Sounds groundbreaking train your own Diabetic Alert Dog training class starting April 7th at 7:30PM. The revolutionary class will teach students to train their dogs to alert to low blood sugars, retrieve sugary drinks to correct blood sugar imbalances and to get human help when [...]

Diabetic Alert Dog Training Class Starting April 7th 2012-10-14T13:21:12+00:00
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