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 [...]
Service Dog Academy class students during a training exercise at a local mall. Mobility and independence are human qualities that we take for granted until we no longer have them. But when physical injury or illness or mental trauma or impairment strike, the associated loses also affect self-esteem, confidence, happiness and even safety. Scientists can’t explain the human-dog bond but they do know that it circumvents the intelligence and goes straight to the heart of the matter. Now service dogs more than ever are at the forefront of healing the stress of war ravaged veterans, unlocking the minds of children with [...]