We offer a unique program.

Our 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.

 

Please email for a application

 

vipservicedogfoundation@yahoo.com

 

 

                                
 
 A Service Dog is individually trained to meet the needs of its handler, both in the home and in the community.  A service dog is trained to perform a minimum of two custom tasks for a person with a disability.  This dog will receive a service dog vest and will pass THE ADA obedience tet and AKC CGC test. Special program requirements must be met to receive a VIP Service Dog Foundation vest and orginational patch. 
 
 
 
Each dog goes through an extensive assessment evaluation for temperament. All dogs complete basic obedience skills.  After Basic Obedience, dogs move into specialized training,  Opening doors, retrieving dropped items, pulling a wheelchair, turning on lights, alerting to the doorbell/phones, and bracing.
 
 
 
 
Service Dog is individually trained to meet the needs of its handler, both in the home and in the community.
 
Anyone under the age of 10 require's a adult handler. Requirement exception will be made on a case to case evaluation.
 
 
 

A skilled companion dog A 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.

 

*Please note that VIP serves individuals covering a wide range of disabilities. However, VIP does NOT train or place dogs for the following; to guide or work for the blind, to do seizure/ diabetic alert, searching, or to respond aggressively  (ADA viloation, 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.  




 

 


 




 





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