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A. All of our dog trainers are certified by the American Kennel Club.
A. Each dog you’re training must be enrolled themselves. They will each receive their own certificate upon graduation!
A. Upon successful course completion, your dog will receive a printable certificate.
A. Our courses are significantly less expensive than in-person trainers. Depending on the course, prices range from $59 to $349, and the cost includes any certifications.
A. There is no legal requirement for a service dog to be certified. However, a training certification can help avoid disputes and confrontations with landlords, business owners, airlines, and employers.
A. Our courses are designed to be accessible to everyone. Even if this is your very first time working with a dog, the lessons are both comprehensive and easy-to-follow. Plus, we have additional learning materials to make training easier.
A. You. That’s right! You will be training your dog with guidance from our program and our skilled instructors.
A. All training services are provided by DogAcademy.org.
A. Anyone who has been diagnosed with a mental illness by a licensed mental health professional.
A. PSDs are protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and by the Fair Housing Amendments Act & Air Carrier Access Act.
A. The full training course, a clicker for positive reinforcement training, and a certificate of completion.
A. As soon as you purchase your course! That’s right; there is no waiting. Once you have purchased your course, you can begin training immediately. However, the training clicker will take 5-8 business days to arrive.
A. PSDs are protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and by the Fair Housing Amendments Act & Air Carrier Access Act. This means they can go anywhere their handler goes as long as it does not cause a threat to the PSD’s safety.
A. The videos are located within the course. Some chapters do not include instructional videos while other chapters do.
A. Our instructors are based in the United States of America, and are educated in the laws and procedures surrounding Service Dogs and their access.
A. USA, Canada, the European Union (28 countries), and most of the UK.
A. Typically, a dog needs at least 120 hours of training throughout their lifetime to master Service Dog tasks and pass the public access test. This is to ensure the safety of not only the handler and dog but the general public as well. But every dog learns at their own pace.
A. Typical shipping is 7-10 business days.
A. Dog Academy offers a 30-day money back guarantee if you have not yet completed the course. If you feel you have a special case, please email us at support@dogacademy.org. For more information visit: Refund Policy.
A. A digital copy will be sent within 24 hours of completion.
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