Therapy

Does your dog love people? Can you imagine her greeting the sick and elderly in a nursing home?

Our instructors and certified Therapy Dogs International examiners are themselves registered TDI participants, with active visiting therapy dog partners.

We recommend that you train through the Canine Good Citizen exam before registering for the TDI exam.

Sample CGC Video:

New Session! Note time and date change

Class Name: Therapy Dog Class

Description Does your dog love people? Can you imagine him/her greeting the sick and elderly in a nursing home?
Prerequisites: Training through the Canine Good Citizen exam
Starts: Wednesday, 4/20/22 @6:45 pm-8:00 pm No class 4/27/22
Instructor: Susan Minix
Duration: 5 weeks @ 1hour 15 minutes per class
What to Bring: Buckle collar. Pinch collars and head halters not permitted. 6′ leash and lots of treats, low (e.g.,cheese sticks), medium (e.g., hot dogs) and high level (e.g., boiled chicken).
Cost: $129 (20% discount for members who worked 20 volunteers hours in the last 12 months)


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Test Name: Therapy Dog International Test

Date and Time: Wednesday, 6/1/2022 @ 6:00 pm
Cost: $15


Online Registration is required. Registration is now open. Registration will close May 27th or when full, whichever occurs first. Limited spaces available. Note time and date change from 5/25/22 to 6/1/22.

Therapy Dog International Test Registration

Once you have registered for the TDI Test, please download, complete and bring this form to the test.
TDI Evaluation Liability Agreement


Upcoming Classes:
TBD

Therapy Dog Resources:

TDI Test Requirements
TDI Evaluation Liability Agreement

Questions? Please contact otcpbc@gmail.com.