Service Dog Training Guide: A Step-by-Step Training Program for You and Your Dog (Paperback)
Master service dog training at home with this easy step-by-step guide
Service dogs are life-changing for people with a range of physical and mental disabilities. But getting one can be complicated and expensive. The Service Dog Training Guide offers you an easy, step-by-step program for you and your dog to follow at home.
Bone up on everything from basic exercises to essential service dog tasks that will guide you and your dog on the best training path. You'll also find an overview of different types of service and support dogs, breeds, and equipment for training. The step-by-step instructions will help you teach your dog everything from retrieving items to reminding someone to take medication.
The Service Dog Training Guide includes:
- A multi-path approach—Weigh crucial factors to determine which type of service dog tasks—psychiatric, medical, or mobility assistance—your dog is best suited for.
- Easy-to-follow—All exercises are broken down into clear and complete step-by-step instructions and troubleshooting tips to help general readers train their own service dog.
- The power of positive reinforcement—Learn to communicate effectively with your dog by motivating them to learn faster with praise and rewards.
Make a difference in someone's life with this practical approach to training your own service dog.
About the Author
Jennifer Hack is a dog expert, professional dog trainer, and dog behavior specialist. Her knowledge and results-based methods have helped thousands of dogs and their owners live a more compatible life. Learn more about Jennifer and her work with dogs at TrainingServiceDogs.com.