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K9 SERVICE COMPANION TRAINING 

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PSYCHIATRIC SERVICE DOG

A psychiatric service dog will be able to go anywhere with its handler and assist the handler in times of high stress as well as provide a sense of security.

 

A service dog will help the handler reintegrate into society, reduce the frequency and severity of flashbacks, anchor handler to the present, and reduce suicidal ideation.

 

Psychiatric service dog tasks are customizable but some examples include: 

  • Grounding 

  • Deep Pressure Therapy 

  • Panic response

  • Interrupting repetitive behaviors

  • Creating physical buffers

SCENT DETECTION SERVICE DOG

Finding balance in life with epilepsy, diabetes, POTS, or severe allergic reactions is not always easy. With scent detection service dogs living a balanced life becomes possible.

 

Alert dogs provide the stability, safety and support that allows for increased activity and peace of mind.

 

Scent detection dog tasks are customizable but some examples include:

 

  • Alerting to an episode before it happens 

  • Alerting others in the home

  • Medical response

  • Includes psych, mobility and autism tasks as well

  • Includes puppy package 

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AUTISM SERVICE DOG

Personalized autism canines provide emotional anchor support for children or adults with autism along with a sense of security for the family members. An Autism Service dog can help provide independence and companionship to their handler.

 

Autism service dog tasks are customizable but some examples include:

  • Anchoring a child who wanders 

  • Sensory assistance

  • Finding help

  • Redirecting repetitive behaviors

  • Includes Psychiatric and Mobility tasks as well

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THERAPY DOG TRAINING

Therapy dogs are to help people feel a sense of comfort and happiness in our community. Our therapy dogs and handlers pick where they would like to volunteer their time to give back.

 

We teach the dogs how to greet & comforte people.  Our therapy dog program includes a certification at the end to be able to volunteer anywhere that you would like.

K9 Service Companions main affiliations with our therapy dog program:

  • NAMI 

  • Cedar Creek psychiatric hospital 

  • Children's hospital 

  • Public libraries

  • Nursing homes  

MOBILITY SERVICE DOG

Mobility service dogs can increase an individual’s independence and quality of life by assisting with tasks that are difficult or impossible for the handler alone. A brace and mobility dog can be taken anywhere and is trained to the handlers specific mobility related needs.

 

Tasks are customizable but some examples may include:

  • Forward momentum pull

  • Counterbalance 

  • Help standing up

  • Item retrieval

  • Open doors, turn lights on/off and alarm alert

  • Includes all psych service dog tasks as well

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FULLY TRAINED SERVICE DOG

Coming Soon 

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BOARD & TRAIN PROGRAMS 

CURRENTLY NOT DOING BOARD AND TRAINS 

END OF 2024 IS OUR GOAL TO START THIS PROGRAM

Zoom Sessions

Zoom Sessions available for any package or individual 30 min or 1 hr sessions 

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