SDTI Service Dog Training Institute Logo

Donna Hill's

Service Dog Training Institute

Free Blog Posts

video series starting to self train service dog
What is involved in Self-Training a Service Dog?
Here are 4 videos that give an overview of the realities and needs of self-training your own service...
Read More
Golden retriever mother feeding her puppies that will be service dog candidates
Finding a Quality Breeder
for Your Next Service Dog
(Part 1)
When looking for a healthy puppy (or dog) with a good temperament, there are some qualities you can use...
Read More
Golden retriever mother feeding her puppies that will be service dog candidates
Finding a Quality Breeder
(Part 2)
Go back to PART 1 For each breeder you contact, keep track of the answers to each question. Use the...
Read More
Golden retriever mother feeding her puppies that will be service dog candidates
Finding a Quality Breeder
(Part 3)
Go back to PART 2 Questions for Later Conversations with Reputable Breeder 1). Is breeder is aware...
Read More
Golden retriever mother feeding her puppies that will be service dog candidates
Finding a Quality Breeder
(Part 4)
Go back to PART 3 Questions About the Breeder 1). Do they regularly post photos of the litter on their...
Read More
Golden retriever mother feeding her puppies that will be service dog candidates
Finding a Quality Breeder
(Part 5)
Go back to PART 4 A Fabulous Breeder will also: 1). Do the Early Neurological Stimulation Program (Super...
Read More
Golden retriever mother feeding her puppies that will be service dog candidates
Finding a Quality Breeder
(Part 6)
Go back to PART 5 Puppy Buyer Etiquette Finding a Quality Puppy has two sides to the coin. Just as...
Read More
Golden retriever mother feeding her puppies that will be service dog candidates
Finding a Quality Breeder
(Part 7)
Go back to PART 6 Knowing How to Communicate With the Breeders will help you in finding the best breeder...
Read More
diabetic alert dog labrador
Definitions of Service Dog, Assistance Dog, Therapy Dog, Emotional Support Dog.
What is a Service Dog? A service dog is a broad category of dogs that includes any dogs that are specially...
Read More