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Introduction To Service Dogs

Open Range Academy Service Dog Readiness

Puppy and Handler Foundation Readiness

INTRO: Handler Public Access Preparation

Service Dog Handler Readiness

Learn new puppy and adult dog foundational behavior building blocks. Start your obedience task work and prepare for a steady home environment.

HANDLER BASICS FOR SERVICE DOGS

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WELCOME

ORIENTATION

  • Understanding ADA Service Dog Laws and Handler Rights
  • Public Awareness, Safety, and Respect
  • Protect Your Rights
  • Proactive Team Protection

HANDLER PREPAREDNESS

  1. Maintains puppy’s health (vaccines, exams,
    appears healthy)
  2. Owner receives and signs Responsible Dog Service Dog Owner’s Pledge
  3. Owner describes adequate daily play and exercise plan
  4. Owner has completed a Canine Behavior and Training Form
  5. Owner has obtained some form of ID for
    puppy-collar tag, etc.

HANDLER DOCUMENTATION

  1. ORA Registration Number
  2. ORA Appropriate Certifications – Public Awareness and Handler Validation
  3. Handler Doctor/Practitioner Prescription Letter
  4. Canine/Handler Legal Rights Placards
  5. Canine ID Tags
  6. Canine Vaccination Records
  7. ORA Canine and Training Form

HANDLER READINESS QUIZ

INSTRUCTOR INTERACTIONS

INTRO: HANDLER assessment

Service Dog Handler Readiness Certificate

HANDLER ASSESSMENT TEST

MINIMUM STANDARDS:

  • Handler Readiness Quiz Completion.
  • Handler Doctor/Practitioner Prescription Letter
  • Handler’s Completed Canine Behavior and Training Form

Level 1: Canine Behavior assessment

Service Dog Readiness

Learn new puppy and adult dog foundational behavior building blocks. Start your obedience task work and prepare for a steady home environment.

CANINE BEHAVIOR BASICS FOR SERVICE DOGS

WELCOME

ORIENTATION

  • Breakdown personalities

BEHAVIOR ASSESSMENT

  1. Free of aggression toward people
  2. Free of aggression toward other dogs
  3. Tolerates collar, body harness, or carrier (small breeds) of owner’s choice
  4. Owner can hug or hold puppy (depending on size)
  5. Canine allows owner to take away a treat, toy, or food

SERVICE DOG READINESS QUIZ

INSTRUCTOR INTERACTIONS

INTRO: Canine Behavior assessment

Service Dog Readiness Certificate

BEHAVIOR ASSESSMENT TEST

MINIMUM STANDARDS:

HOME (FHA – For ESA’s ONLY) ASSESSMENT

 

  • Canine exhibits acceptable behaviors 1 and 2 as outlined in the Behavior Assessment Catalog.
  • Handler has acquired an acceptable form of prescription from a qualified practitioner that defines the need for the service animal.

AIRLINE (ACAA – For ESA’s ONLY) ASSESSMENT

  • Canine exhibits acceptable behaviors 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 as outlined in the Behavior Assessment Catalog.
  • Handler has acquired an acceptable form of prescription from a qualified practitioner that defines the need for the service animal.

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SERVICE DOG READINESS PREPARATION COURSE

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SERVICE DOG READINESS CERTIFICATE EVALUATION

$49 - Certification Exam

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