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Service Dog Training Institute

Webcam Consultations

Service Dog Student Learning via Webcam

Private Face to Face Consultations

Available by Webcam (Worldwide) 

Get training feedback from a professional trainer in real time or from video clips. Your chance to talk with a professional service dog training coach.

You take responsibility for guiding the sessions. Use our classes as the basis. You plan the objectives for the web cam session and ask the questions. Send video links so we can see your training. Do live training and get instant feedback.

    • Succeed faster by developing good training skills right from the start.
    • Save travel time and gas costs by training in your own home or outside!
    • You need a space 10 feet by 10 feet in front of the camera.
    • Your dog will be more focused by training in a familiar location, especially while you problem solve.
    • Convenient and easy! Training equipment at your finger tips.
    • Take the training coach with you to train your service dog in public places (internet access or data plan required)
    • We have a fibre optic connection so you get a crystal clear view at your end. What we see depends on then connection at your end. 

3 x 30 minute Webcam Consults

NOTE:  You must be a SDTI student currently taking our online classes to book these.

30 minute sessions are sold in groups of 3 to be done in conjunction with our online modules.

Use them to keep you on track, accountable and motivated. Succeed faster by developing good training skills right from the start.

What can we cover in a 30 minute session?

  • Review class content.
  • Clarify training details. Problem-solve specific training technique.
  • Submit a link to a videoed training session and get feedback from the instructor.
  • Do a short live training session with your dog and get immediate feedback.
  • Take your training on the road if you have a data plan to do so.
  • Discus answers to Lesson Discussion questions
  • Set your training plan for the next week.

30 minutes goes fast so you need to be prepared! Sessions can be recorded so you can refer to them.

All three sessions must be used by 30 days after purchase. This is to keep you moving forward in training.

After You Make Payment: Using the Consult Submission Form (below), please send a few options of days of the week and times that work for you. The training coach is in the Pacific Time Zone. Also indicate which modules you are working on.

Three 30 minute Sessions

Price: CAD $125.

Note: You must be a SDTI student currently taking our online classes to book these.

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60 minute Webcam Consults

For anyone who needs extra support on an occasional basis.

60 minute sessions are sold individually.
 

What can we cover in a 60 minute session?

  • General guidance about the process of owner-training a service or assistance dog-is it realistic for your situation?
  • Choosing a service dog candidate- help you narrow down several quality dog breeders in your area or help you find an adult dog. Help you find a group dog training class that uses positive methods.
  • Where to find information about certification and other laws  in your region.
  • Available resources to help you during the process (recommend books, DVD’s, laws for your region, free links etc).
  • Help creating a training plan and set up a training log.
  • Set realistic expectations for you and your dog.
  • Find out what it’s like to live with and go into public with a service dog.
  • Learn about fear periods and what you can do to minimize and manage them.
  • Solve training challenges
  • Answer general dog training issues not specific to service dogs (except aggression, fear, resource guarding, severe separation anxiety or very high excitement.)
  • Training coach can act as a sounding board to decide if you need to remove your dog from training, retire your dog or re-home him.
  • Mentor dog trainers

60 minute sessions must be used by 30 days after purchase.

After You Make Payment: Using the Consult Submission Form (below), please send a few options of the days of week and times that work for you. The training coach is in the Pacific Time Zone. Before each hour session, please send your list of questions. Prioritize them.

 

One Hour Consultation

Price: CAD$75

NOTE:  Prepayment is required to reserve your session.

Cancellation Policy


At least 24 hours advance notice is required to reschedule or cancel.
No-shows will not be rescheduled or refunded. $10 administration fee for refunds.
All 3 x 30 minute sessions must be used by 30 days after purchase date.
One hour sessions must be used by 30 days after purchase date.

Consult Submission Form

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The training coach will email you back to confirm which dates and times work for her. Thank you!