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Certify Your Pet as a Therapy Dog

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Want to become a certified therapy dog handler, registered with a nationally recognized agency, bringing joy, smiles, comfort and happiness to people in different types of settings?  In this 4-hour, adult, non-credit workshop, you will meet a certified therapy dog and handler that will show you how to pass the therapy dog handler written and behavioral tests at the least cost and quickest way.  Participants receive a list of facilities using therapy dog services in your area, leading certifying agencies, dog training tips and resources, comprehensive explanation of the certifying process, and on-going post-class support.  We combine group discussions, lecture, demonstrations and videos of therapy dog evaluations used by different registering agencies.  A comprehensive therapy handler resource guide with over 80 valuable website links is included in the course fee.  Instructor Richard Katz has provided therapy dog services in a variety of settings including UCLA Health System, United Airlines, dependency rehabilitation residents and disaster relief situations.  He holds a BS degree from UCLA and a Masters of Arts degree from University of Minnesota.  No previous experience required other tan an interest in becoming a therapy dog handler.  Please do NOT bring your dog to class.

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will:
  • Have a better understanding of the field of therapy dog service
  • Understand the process of qualifying their dog to become a therapy handler team either as a volunteer or in a paid position
  • Receive a comprehensive therapy handler resource guide with over 80 valuable website links

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Sat

Mt. SAC Building 40

Lift Spirits 



Registration Closes On
Saturday, September 22, 2018 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/22/2018 - 9/22/2018 Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Walnut, Mt. SAC Building 40  Map Lift Spirits