Donna Hill's

Service Dog Training Institute

SDTI Course Catalogue

Next Registration Open April 05 to 12

The Service Puppy and Foundation Concepts Programs have open registration any time.

Please bear with us as we continue to transfer our programs from the old website.

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Library Subscription

Learn about our online library that includes videos, audios, blog articles, live Q & A, webinars, links to service dog-related research studies and more!

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Free Sample Lesson

(Samples from Foundation Concept-Targeting)
Navigate around the sample lesson to see how our module format works.

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Service Puppy Program

Our 2 month online Self-Study “Service Puppy” program for puppies 8-16 weeks old provides a flexible outline to build a bond with your pup. It teaches you how to teach your pup how to be a functional dog.

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Foundation Concept
Training Packages

Learn the fastest and easiest ways that your dog learns. These foundations are a great start for any service dog. Learn to train like a professional dog trainer!

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Settle-Relax Program

Settle or relax is a crucial foundation skill that every service dog needs. This calm behavior takes time to develop but you will learn how to teach your dog to be relaxed on a mat using several different concepts. Discover how to refine the base behavior and generalize it to public places. The process also helps the handler relax as well.

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Medical Task Programs

Discover what medical tasks you can train your dog and how to train them using a variety of concepts. 

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Stress and the Owner-Trained Service Dog Webinar

Learn how to recognize signs of stress in a service dog, what causes it and practical ways to address it. Discover the biology behind stress. Prerecorded 60 minute webinar includes 30 minute question/answer session.

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Public Access Programs

The required knowledge, skills, behaviors and approaches will be broken down into 3 programs.