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Therapy Dog and Handler Certificate

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CourseGraphic Deepen the bond with your dog and bring joy to the people who may need it most, such as those in hospitals and nursing homes. Become more familiar with canine body language and communication. Prepare to pass the Alliance of Therapy Dogs test by learning about reinforcement schedules to maintain good behavior and how to keep your dog comfortable.  Meet with other dog-handler teams and facility staff who are looking for teams to hire. Learn about public access policies, dog advocacy and educational groups you can be a part of. Supplies required. 

To Do Prior To Class:
1. Please fill out the self-assessment. 
2. Look over What to Bring to class. 

Class Details

10 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Mon.  
  Weekly - Wed.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center
  Fur and Feather Works Training Center.

Instructor : Joanna Moritz 



Please read:  Please complete the self assessment to ensure you and your dog are ready for this commitment. We highly recommend that students have taken 1 or more obedience classes prior to registering for this class. Dogs must have reached or passed their first birthday on or before the first day of class. For more information about how you and your dog can make an impact, see our video:



Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 09/03/2018)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
8/27/2018 - 10/1/2018 Weekly - Mon 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Reno, Fur and Feather Works Training Center  Map Joanna Moritz 
8/29/2018 - 9/26/2018 Weekly - Wed 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Reno, TMCC Meadowood Center  Map Joanna Moritz 

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