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Therapy Training

My Boys
September 22nd, 2007, 01:35 PM
I'm starting to train my 4 1/2 year old dashund/sheltie as a therapy dog i just want to know how do i go about doing this i've already started obedience but what else do i have to start training them.Please write me and let me know.:thumbs up

rainbow
September 22nd, 2007, 01:45 PM
Maybe these sites can be of some help....

http://www.sja.ca/?regionId=0&cid=c1619ca8a0594c4c9c42d411b3ae63cfContentCategor y&mainContent=08d5d316218447049afc48538b79f380Conten tCategory

http://www.ottawatherapydogs.ca/links.htm

http://www.tdi-dog.org/

~michelle~
September 22nd, 2007, 02:44 PM
st. johns ambulance run it where i am from

its obedience and socialization

some require a good canine citizenship

here it requires, the dog be older than 1 year, sit, walk on loose leash, be ok with distractions (wheelchairs, joggers, loud noises) also be accepting of a stranger, and no overexcitedness, ie sitting nicely to be pet no jumping etc etc