Our Library at Service Dog Training Institute is comprehensive, including articles about raising, living with, equipment for, health of and training a Service Dog. Great for owners, trainers and anyone helping others to train a service dog. New material is added regularly.
Twice per month, subscribers can participate in a live Question & Answer session (by Zoom). Sessions will be recorded and added to the Library.
You subscribe and you have 27/7 access to all the materials. Monthly payments are automatically made so you can just enjoy your learning.
Who is The Library For?
Anyone interested in learning all aspects about service dogs and assistance dogs. A great way to start without a huge financial commitment. Also great way for those whose dogs are currently working to stay current the the industry.
It’s also a easy way for those who have been helped by Service Dog Training Institute in the past to give back for free help they have received (for Youtube videos, blog posts, service dog selection, training advice in groups etc).
There is information on a wide array of service-dog related topics. As relevant topics come up in research, they are added to the library.
Our Library includes Many Different Media:
Video Collection-over 300 How To Training, Principles and Theory videos
Audio Files -For those who enjoy listening, we have audio files from old puppy and foundation skill and anxiety task classes and a few blog posts.
Scientific Research Studies- related to service dog success, health, training, social interaction with humans and more!
- Service Dogs in BC
- Play Your Way to a Great Recall (recording of an in-person presentation)
- Improving Your Success as an Service Dog Owner-Trainer
Blog Post Categories:
Posts are grouped into categories to help you find what you are looking for.
Before you Start-What’s Involved
Choosing a Service Dog
Body Language/Observation Skills
Basic Dog Skills
Dealing with Distractions
Service Dog Tasking
Maintenance of Trained Behaviors and Skills
Travel by Air Plane and Train
Becoming a Professional Dog Trainer
Handler Life Lessons
The Service Dog Training Institute library offers a variety of different ways to learn more about service and assistance dogs. By delving more deeply into the topic, handlers and trainers will more easily communicate with them and better understands the needs of their dogs.