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:
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
Duration: 6 weeks
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 2017)
Therapy Dog Test
Date and Time: TBD
Cost: $15 (20% discount for members who worked 20 volunteers hours in the last 12 months)
Therapy Dog Resources:
Questions? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.