Therapy Dog Readiness Class

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Pre-registration is required for all classes. For more information or to verify class availability, e-mail click to send mail or call 319-329-2618 and leave a message.

Description: This 4-week (6-hour class) focuses on practicing skills that any therapy dog will need: heeling properly, good down/stays and sit/stays. Other skills focus on greeting people respectfully, not jumping or scratching with claws and staying calm when exposed to loud noises, unexpected actions by other people and wheelchairs, walkers, etc. A mock test will be offered on the last day.

Prerequisites: Dog must know the basic commands, (sit, stay, down, come, walk on a loose leash), and be dog and people friendly.

Cost: $85.00 Inactive members/non-members, $63.75 Active members.

Location: 4RK9's [map]

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