We offer a unique program.
The program allows families to be involved in the training of their future service dog.
The donation to our program is a flat fee.
Please email for costs.
SKILLED COMPANION DOG: Is trained in basic obedience skills and some custom tasks to assist a client with a disability. The dog is not granted public access and is trained to assist the client only in the home.
EMOTIONAL SUPPORT DOG is trained basic obedience and comfort tasks.
*Please note that VIP serves individuals covering a wide range of abilities. However, VIP does NOT train or place dogs for the following; to guide or work for the blind, to do seizure/ diabetic alert, search and rescue, or to respond aggressively (ADA violation, to provide personal protection)
It is important to remember that although assistance dogs are highly trained in many commands, they are not machines. A VIP dog cannot take responsibility for the safety of the recipient.