Emotional Support Dog Training

Helping people have independent lives with the help of a canine companion

Dogs are not only “man’s best friend”–many perform crucial jobs and support their owners and others.

service dog is specifically trained to help people with disabilities. Those disabilities may include visual difficulties, hearing impairments, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), seizures, ambulatory issues, mental illness, diabetes, autism, and more.

The dog should already have a bond with the owner and be compliant and comfortable with maintaining close proximity to the owner. Learning to “place” on the owner during an emotional outbreak is a learned task. Being comfortable in “placing” on the owner is a trait and we can not teach traits.

Some dogs show extreme stress when the owner has an emotional outbreak – these dogs, no matter how much training they receive will never “learn” to not be stressed in that situation and would be unsuitable for emotional support; it doesn’t mean they are not good house pets, they just do not possess the traits needed for emotional support.

We cannot teach the dog to love or like you – NO dog trainer can.

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