Donna Hill's

Service Dog Training Institute



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Keep Your Service Dog Hydrated on a Hot Day Without Water!
As the temperature rises, it’s important to keep our service dogs hydrated and healthy. Dogs are...
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Custome Service Dog Harness
Choosing a Harness for Pulling and Bracing
Here are some questions to ask yourself before you start training a dog to pull you in a harness or brace...
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Environmental Enrichment Ideas for Service Dog Breeders and Young Puppies Recently Removed from their Litter
Both while still at the breeder and after they have been taken to their new homes, puppies need enrichment...
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Is a Hands-free Leash The Right Tool for You and Your Service Dog?
Some service dog handler’s prefer to use a leash they don’t have to hold in their hands. Some benefits...
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Considerations When Using Flexible/Retractible Leashes
Thoughtful use of a retractible leash is required to keep your service dog safe, healthy and trauma free....
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Wearing Harnesses Not Collars
for Service Dogs
Listen to this on audio file. Recently there has been a real push to use flat body harnesses in training...
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I Can't Use Food for Training My Dog!
“I Can’t Use Food for Training my Dog!” I hear this comment occasionally when I get...
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Fast Easy Healthy Microwave Dog Training Egg Treats
It can be hard to find good treats to use for training.  Here’s simple recipe that you can...
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Using Toys and Games In Training a Service Dog
Toys and games can be a very useful tools to help train a service dog. Different kinds of toys can be...
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Marker-based Training Without Food
We recently received this question! Thought we would post the answer in case it was useful...
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