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We have developed training programs that follow social distancing practices.

We have developed training programs that follow social distancing practices.

A therapy dog is a dog that performs a service for other people. Typical therapy dog tasks are going to nursing homes or hospitals to cheer people up. For your dog to qualify, he/she must be friendly with strangers, and with training, be able to work around a high level of distraction and to understand personal boundaries, such as not jumping up, licking, mouthing, etc.

This package includes-

  • 7 Private one-on-one sessions
  • 8 months of group dog training in the community
  • Therapy bandana, certification and ID Cards
  • An exclusive directory of therapy events and locations for you to donate your time
  • Practice testing for the Intermountain Therapy Test, now or in the future (if desired)

We will also teach the following specialty commands:

  • Come
  • Walk with you (no more pulling)
  • Sit (next to you)
  • Sit (off leash, at a distance)
  • Down (next to you)
  • Down (off leash, at a distance)
  • Wait
  • Quiet (stop barking and whining)
  • Load up in the Car
  • Place
  • Kennel
  • Heel
  • No Jumping (on people)

We will also teach the following specialty commands:

  • Make a friend
  • Personalized greeting (high five, shake, hug, etc.)

Dog Training Elite Arizona is the last dog trainer you’ll ever need!

AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Instructor
AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator
AKC Community Canine
Professional Retriever Trainers Association
Association of Professional Dog Trainers
International Association of Canine Professionals
AKC Member
The Malinois Foundation

Dog Training Elite Arizona Therapy Dog Certification

Therapy dogs can promote social interaction between individuals within communities that may not otherwise experience socialization typically, particularly in autism and mental health communities. Therapy dogs offer unconditional love, non-judgmental interaction, reduce stress, anxiety, and loneliness and provide an overall positive distraction to ailments. Along with these, here are some more benefits of therapy dog training in Phoenix, AZ: 

  • Socialization
  • Lower Pain Levels
  • Motivation
  • Provide Comfort
  • Decrease in Stress, Anxiety, and Depression
  • Promote Healing
  • Increase Overall Optimism
  • Ease Loneliness

Call Dog Training Elite Arizona today to learn more about our Therapy Dog Training services! 

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