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Service Dog Training Institute


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Public Access Training for Service Dog Candidates
Public Access Training is the difference between a service dog and a service dog candidate. The International...
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At What Age Should I Spay/Neuter My Service Dog?
The decision if or not to spay or neuter your service dog candidate and when to do it depends on many...
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Service Dog Training Costs and Expenses
3 Common Mistakes Made by Owner Trained Service Dogs
(Part A)
There are three mistakes that owner-trainers of assistance dogs commonly make when training their own...
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3 Common Mistakes Made by Owner Trainers of Service Dogs
(Part B)
Click Here to See Part A B). Choosing the Wrong Dog for the Job Owner-trainers need to start out with...
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3 Common Mistakes Made by Owner Trainers of Service Dogs
(Part C)
Click Here to see Part B C). Not Having a Support System for Themselves to Help Meet the Dog’s...
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Never Have a Night Crying Puppy Again!
As a person training your own service dog, the last thing you need a is a puppy that cries all night....
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Importance of Grandparents when Choosing a Service Dog Candidate
Here’s an article that will be helpful for those searching for a service dog. A summary of several...
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How to Choose an In-Person Service Dog Trainer to Help You Train
I was recently asked how a person would go about finding a trainer that will help them to train their...
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My Service Dog is Worth More than Your Vehicle!
A local service dog training organization has calculated the value of a certified service dog at CDN$80,000....
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Service Dog Training Costs and Expenses
Prices for Puppies & Dogs Have Increased
Update Sept 2022: Now that people are going back to work, there is a surplus of puppies on the market....
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All Dogs of the Same Breed Are Not Created Equal!
Many people who are looking for a service dog just pick a breed whose general characteristics they like,...
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The Process of Certifying a Service Dog in British Columbia
If you need your service dog or assistance dog to accompany you in public places where pet dogs cannot...
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