Therapy Dog Training

Are You Interested In Becoming a Dog Therapy Team?

If your interested in becoming a Therapy Team with your dog we can help you archive your goals.

Therapy dogs and their owners work together as a team to volunteer and improve the lives of other people in settings such as:

  • Schools: Therapy Dogs can work with children who are learning to read, or help students achieve a stronger sense of belonging while lessening their anxiety and stress.
  • Hospitals: Therapy Dogs visit patients to help them recover from or better manage their health challenges.
  • Nursing Homes: Therapy Dogs can help lift people’s spirits and can provide comfort and companionship. Numerous studies have shown that therapy dogs can greatly improve the well-being of older people.

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Dogs 4 Life Focuses on a whole dog approach based upon health, physical traits, temperament, breed qualities, and mental ability of each individual dog. We includes dietary changes and herbal remedies and food Food Sensitive Testing   that will support your dogs program and that can aid in your dogs training results.

Therapy Dog Training Services

Therapy Dog Foundation Training

Distraction | Manner Training

Canine Good Citizen Training

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Every dog and handler team has their interest and strong suits, we want to help get to there.
Therapy Dog Training Options

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Unsuitable dogs for therapy work. Dogs that:

  • Growling, barking, or other signs of aggression toward humans
  • Growling, barking, or other signs of aggression toward dogs or other animals
  • Shyness
  • Lack of house-training skills
  • Medical concerns (advanced age, fatigue, stiffness, excessive panting, signs of discomfort, etc.)

Dog training can be simple yet complex when working with dogs, behavior, and people. We require a free phone consultation with each potential client to ensure that we have the information needed to properly assess your training needs. By assigning and to reviewing your goals allows us to recommend a program that best fits your  family’s needs.

Not all dogs are cut out for Therapy work but we can help customized and tailored a program to help get you and your dog certified if your dogs temperament is a fit. We recommend in home training to help create the team bond experience although we do offer a Stay and Train to set the basic , manner and public access training.

First steps are building your puppy or dog basic skills is though either The Puppy, The Foundation, Program.

We service: St. Charles IL, Batavia IL, Geneva IL, North Aurora IL, Aurora IL, Oswego IL,  Montgomery IL,  Sugar Grove IL,  Naperville IL,  West Chicago IL, Wayne IL, Bartlett IL,  South Elgin, Downer Grove IL, Wheaton IL, Glen Ellyn IL, Lyle IL

Our program fees are discounted from our regular hourly rate and have expiration dates with a no refund policy. If you feel that you do not want to commit to a program or that you will not be able to complete a program within the allotted time, you can opt for session per sessions at our regular hourly rates. 

We allow (1) same day cancellation  without charge. Otherwise anything less than 24 hours is chargeable .

3 Hour Programs expire after 5 weeks.

5 hour programs expire after 8 weeks.

7 hour programs expire after 12 weeks.