THE FOLLOWING TRAINERS OR ORGANIZATIONS ARE ALL SPECIALLY EQUIPPED TO TRAIN BOTH SERVICE AND THERAPY DOGS. PUPPIES WITH A PURPOSE, INC. IS NOT FINANCIALLY CONNECTED TO ANY. AS SOON AS WE RECEIVE NON PROFIT STATUS, WE HOPE TO BE ABLE TO RAISE MONEY TO ASSIST WITH THE COST OF THE TRAINING FOR THOSE THAT CAN NOT AFFORD THE EXPENSE.
Stacy Alldredge of Who's Walking Who behavior and obedience training-Stacy studied social work before making her career change and has worked as a behavioral consultant and professional dog trainer for over 20 years. Contact Stacy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pat McGregor of Vancouver Dog Training and Vancouver Pet Assisted Therapy
393 West End Ave. #6F New York, NY 10024 (212) 877-7116
Dogs In Service- is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that oversees the raising, training, and placing of Assistance/Service Dogs.
Bright and Beautiful therapy dogs- The Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs, Inc. is a non-profit organization which evaluates, tests, trains, qualifies and supports therapy dogs for the purpose of giving loving and empathic support in nursing homes, hospitals, psychiatric wards and other facilities where emotional service dogs are indispensable. The focus is on therapy dogs not service dogs.
The Delta Society-now called Pet Partners-is the only international organization. The organization is comprehensive in approach, and focuses on every aspect of animals helping people, including both therapy and service dogs. Their resources are vast. They offer online courses as well as on-site training for potential handlers and placements for all registered pet partners animal therapy teams.There are registered affiliates all over the country. Our organization is hoping to become one.
The Good Dog Foundation- is another organization that coordinates training, certification, and placement. The good dog foundation focuses on all aspects of animal assisted therapy. They do not provide service dogs.