Training a therapy dog involves finding a reputable organization that trains therapy dogs, undergoing an evaluation and then going through the appropriate training. Therapy dogs are either trained for animal-assisted the... More »

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In order to certify a therapy dog, the handler must enroll the animal into the AKC's Canine Good Citizen Program as well as finding and enrolling in an organization that trains and certifies dog therapy teams. The therap... More »

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Although there are many ways to make your dog a therapy dog, DogChannel.com notes that it is primarily a matter of carefully considering your dog's traits and behaviors, as well as your own ability to handle being in pub... More »

In order to certify a therapy dog, the handler must enroll the animal into the AKC's Canine Good Citizen Program as well as finding and enrolling in an organization that trains and certifies dog therapy teams. The therap... More »

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To get a therapy dog, you must determine the type of dog needed and find a suitable organization. The American Kennel Club has a list of approved organizations. While there usually isn't a cost, therapy dog organizations... More »

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Veterinarians and the ASPCA both strongly speak out against do-it-yourself pet euthanasia, emphasizing the need for training and experience as well as a backup method. Stephen Zawistowski of the APSCA cautions that in ce... More »

House training a dog is very easy but requires patience. Whether starting with a puppy or an adult dog, begin with newspaper or training pads. Once the dog understands the concept of going in a particular spot, start tra... More »

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