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Pet Puppy Socialization: The Service Dog Way Pt. 2

2012-10-16T06:40:42+00:00

How do you get a fearless dog? By great socialization training, of course! Socialization is a not only a key component of a well-behaved service dog, it's important for pet dogs, too! In fact, the number one reason dogs end up in shelters is under socialization. Socializing Puppies: The Service Dog Way To show how awesome well-socialized puppies can be, watch how two of our board and train pups, Cooper and Daisy, handle themselves around emergency personnel during a critical stage in their development. Mary McNeight, with the help of fireman Andy from Engine 32, and a bag of treats, proceeded [...]

Pet Puppy Socialization: The Service Dog Way Pt. 2 2012-10-16T06:40:42+00:00

Groundbreaking Workshop Making D.A.Ds Possible

2012-10-10T14:33:44+00:00

Diabetic Alert Dogs from Oregon to Illinois Something incredible happened over Labor Day Weekend. Diabetics from all over the U.S. traveled to Service Dog Academy's training studio in West Seattle and participated in the first-ever intensive diabetic alert dog program. No longer is the hope of a diabetic alert dog, and the possibility of a more independent life with diabetes limited to just a few lucky parts of the country. With the combination of the Diabetic Alert Dog University online training videos and 4-days of concentrated in-person learning, hard-working diabetics from Oregon, Texas, California, and Illinois learned the techniques to train [...]

Groundbreaking Workshop Making D.A.Ds Possible 2012-10-10T14:33:44+00:00

How to Find your Service Dog or Puppy – For Diabetes, Seizure & Medical Alert Work

2012-10-14T13:19:52+00:00

So you want a diabetic alert dog but dont know what to do? This Super Service Dog Puppy ebook will help you navigate the waters from purchasing an already trained dog to training your own puppies in our positive reinforcement classes at our Seattle dog training studio. We are the premier resource for medical alert dog training in the state of Washington. Download the ebook for our best free dog and puppy training advice by our Certified dog trainers.

How to Find your Service Dog or Puppy – For Diabetes, Seizure & Medical Alert Work 2012-10-14T13:19:52+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

Diabetic Alert Dog Television Debut

2012-10-14T13:24:22+00:00

With four trained diabetic alert dogsin the studio audience at the live taping of New Day Northwest, Seattle's local morning talk show featuring musicians, artists, chefs, and other notable newsmakers, it was a relief none of the dogs alerted during Margaret Larson's interviews! Instead, it happened before the cameras started rolling. In the studio audience to support Mary McNeight's appearance promoting the Pacific Northwest's only train-your-own diabetic alert dog program at the Service Dog Academy, Judith began to experience a blood sugar crash. Judith is one of the 25.8 million people in the United States afflicted with diabetes, and has trained [...]

Diabetic Alert Dog Television Debut 2012-10-14T13:24:22+00:00

Diabetic Alert Dog Fundamentals – Free Training Advice

2012-10-03T15:57:30+00:00

Mary McNeight, CPDT-KA, owner and head trainer of the Service Dog Academy shared some of her diabetic alert dog training fundamentals in a free webinar earlier this month with attendees from all over the country. With her background in training service dogs, and seeing the effects of diabetes through personal experience and with family members, McNeight set out to make training dogs for diabetic alert accessible for everyone. Attendees from all over including Denver, San Antonio, Anaheim, Brooklyn, Michigan, Virginia, and New Jersey also got a sneak peak at Diabetic Alert Dog University - the next phase in McNeight's quest for [...]

Diabetic Alert Dog Fundamentals – Free Training Advice 2012-10-03T15:57:30+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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