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Service Dog Training Institute

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Helping Owners Training Their Own Service Dogs Online and In-Person since 2008

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Self-Training a Service Dog:

Check Out our FREE Resources to Get You Started

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Library Membership Has Its Privileges:

Our multimedia Library includes access to our service dog blog collection,  hundreds of how to videos, audio files, webinars, research links related to service dogs and more! New content added regularly. Mobile-friendly design. All posts are ad free!

“Train the Dog” Virtual Self-Study Program

9 months of detailed step by step theory and practical lessons so you become a trainer as you train your own service or assistance dog.
24/7 access. 2 modules released per month. Mobile-friendly class design.

Service Dog Student Learning via Webcam

Supplemental Webcam Consults

Join the instructor for private 30 min or one hour bi-weekly or weekly sessions to help you through challenges with class materials or to make a plan to deal with specific behavior issues your dog presents.

In-Person Medical Task Training for Service Dogs in Nanaimo, B.C.

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Our Students are from all walks of Life!

  • Professional Speaker
  • Researcher
  • Movie Producer
  • Actor
  • Physician
  • Retired Nurse
  • Pharmacist
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Retired Special Needs Teacher
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Certified Dog Trainers
  • Masters and PhD students
  • Retired Principal
  • Social Workers
  • Senior Care Home Manager
  • Social Workers
  • Fitness Coaches
  • Translator
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Missionary
  • University Professors
  • Lawyers
  • Pilots
  • Therapists
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Teacher
  • and retirees from various professions…

From 40+ countries all over the World

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Argentina
  • Bahrain
  • Barbados
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cyprus
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Isreal
  • Lebanon
  • Liberia
  • Lithuania
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Venezuela
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
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