Below is some important information you need to know before starting on a service dog training program. It will give you a big picture of what you can expect.
Training Your Own Service Dog
- Definitions of Service Dog, Assistance Dog, Therapy Dog, Emotional Support Dog.
- Legal Requirements for Training Your Own Service Dog?
- Comparison of Owner Trained vs Program Trained Service Dogs
- Characteristics of a Successful Service Dog Trainer
- Estimated Costs of Owning a Service Dog
- How to Fundraise Training & Equipment Costs
- Self-Assessment for Anyone Considering Owner-Training in BC