Complete Pricing Information At End Of This Section
Please Note: A letter from your doctoris required that states a service dog would benefit you. It is also required that your dog satisfactorily complete the two (2) phase Service Dog Boot Camp program. As the Service Dog Handler, you must understand that you and your dog are a Team. As a perspective Service Dog Team, you and your dog must pass the Service Dog Association (SDA) Service Dog Team Certification (SDTC) to receive Certification as a Service Dog Team.
When you and your dog have earned Certification as a Service Dog Team, you will receive complete documentation, an appropriate vest with correct markings, approved identification as a Certified Service Dog Team and all associated equipment as necessary to complete this comprehensive package.
Euro Pros has, for many years, trained & supplied Police K-9s and Military Work Dogs on an international basis. We have also been offering Service Dog Team training and certification for well over 20 years.
Since "9/11", we have tried to specialize in the training of Service Dogs for PTSD and to support the emotional needs of our wounded warriors, police, fire and first responders, as well as, the general public. Euro Pros K-9 Center evaluates the dogs and/or provides the specific training required of a Service Dog. Along with training Psychiatric Service Dogs, some of Euro Pros' other specialities include Seizure, Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure & Mobility Service Dogs.
Euro Pros' Training Director, Lilly Gibson, is a very gifted trainer that has solid experience training Service Dogs for those with PTSD problems. Along with training Psychiatric Service Dogs, some of Lilly's other specialties include Seizure, Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure Alert Dogs & Mobility Service Dogs.
An Evaluation & Training Session
Is Required Prior to your dog's Acceptance in
any of Euro Pros' Private Service Dog Training Sessions or in our Service Dog Boot Camp Program
Service Animals - General Information
On September 15, 2010 the Department of Justice published revised final regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) clarifying and refining issues that have arisen over the past 20 years.
"Falk" is a fine example of a quality Military Work Dog produced by Euro Pros K-9 Center, LLC. This extensive training experience sets Euro Pros apart in the training of Service Dogs for use by "Wounded Heroes" or by those in the general public requiring a Service Dog for PTSD or Emotional Issues.
Overview of the Revised ADA Standards:
What is PTSD?
Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can occur after you have been through a traumatic event. During this type of event, you think that your life or other's lives are in danger. You may feel afraid or feel that you have no control over what is happening.
Anyone who has gone through a life-threatening event can develop PTSD. These events can include:
1.) Combat or Military Exposure
2.) Child sexual or physical abuse
3.) Terrorist attacks
4.) Sexual or physical assault
5.) Serious accidents, such as a car wreck
6.) Natural disasters, such as a fire, tornado hurricane, flood, or earthquake
After the event, you may feel scared, confused, or angry. If these feelings don't go away or they get worse, you may have PTSD. These symptoms may disrupt your life, making it hard to continue with your daily activities.
Euro Pros Service Dog in training.
PTSD Service Dog Training:
Euro Pros K-9 Center can create customized training programs for PTSD Service Dogs to help those who are suffering and living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
PTSD Dogs are used to:
1.) Assistance in a medical crisis
2.) Provide treatment related assistance
3.) Assistance in coping with emotional overload
4.) Perform security enhancement tasks
A Specially Trained PTSD Dog can provide a sense of security, calming effects, and physical exercise that can make a positive difference in the life of those that suffer with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Like all assistance dogs, a psychiatric service dog is individually trained to do work or perform tasks that mitigate their handler's disability. Training may include providing environmental assessment (in such cases as paranoia or hallucinations), signaling behaviors (such as interrupting repetitive or injurious behavior reminding the handler to take medication, retrieving objects and guiding the handler from stressful situations. PTSD Service Dogs can literally change the life of a Veteran or other person with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. PTSD Service dogs can help a Veteran remain calm by preventing people from crowding around or rushing up behind in public places which will provide a comfortable space for the Veteran or PTSD sufferer.
PTSD Service Dogs can:
A.) Help adjust serotonin levels
B.) Help lower blood pressure
C.) Help with episodes of depression
D.) Provide companionship
E.) Calm their handler
F.) Preventing people from crowding around or rushing up on their handler
The 1st. Phase of Service Dog Boot Camp includes the following:
The first thing we start working on is to have a calmer dog that listens better and is not reactive to all of the environmental stimulants around your home, and in his world. By starting in that manor, we are better able train your dog on the obedience commands, even under distraction. We, at Euro Pros, look at dog training as a lifestyle and not a series of tricks, our training and rehab program becomes part of your lifestyle, as it does for your dog.
1-A) As far as obedience, we work on the following with your dog:
Walking properly on a leash without pulling, barking, lunging, sniffing, or reacting to dogs and/or distractions
Correcting bad behaviors – jumping up on people, jumping on countertops, mouthing, nipping, chasing, playing keep-away
Recall training (with, and without distractions)
Separation Anxiety (some separation issues need a longer program)
Crate Nonsense (barking, whining, etc.)
Heeling properly on leash and eliminating leash reactivity (some intense leash reactivity needs a longer program)
Building confidence with your dog so you get a better and well mannered dog.
Calm on Command training – having your dog be calm in all situations, without him/her having to be worn out with hours of walking/play time
Leadership skills with your dog so your dog understands proper pack order with humans, eliminating a lot of pushy behavior dogs have. This is also great for nervous fearful dogs.
Work with your dog on the anxiety and fear that is driving most unwanted behaviors
1-B) Beyond obedience, we will be incorporating the following in the 1st. Phase:
We will also be concentrating on immerging the dog in a socializing process.
From the beginning the dog will be socialized with all mannors of people: big ones, little ones, old ones, young ones, loud ones, quiet ones, green ones, blue ones . . . whatever!
The dog will be desensitized to various and sundry locations, as well as, daytime and nighttime senarios and various weather conditions.
Foundational training will take place to acquaint the dog with various obstacles, so later things like stairs, elevators, public transportation, revolving doors, confined spaces, public bathrooms will be much less a problem.
In the 2nd. Phase:
While we keep up the dog's proficiency in Obedience, we will be building on the dog's self confidence and ability to encounter new challenges in the environment and with the public:
The thrust in Phase 2 will be two fold:
We will be taking the dog in to various environments and giving it an opportunity to face the variety of obstacles found in the real world.
The dog will learn to calmly handle various situations that surely will come up to the future.
Of course, the dog will also encounter a variety of people and gain experience handling the various situations that arise.
We will introduce and work with the dog on the required components of the Service Dog Association's Service Dog Team Certification (SDTC) test.
The Service Dog Handler will now be much more involved to the care, training and handling of his perspective Service Dog.
He will learn how to care for and feed his dog.
The Handler will learn about medical issues, such as, vaccinations, wormings and medications.
When the Handler is proficient in working with his dog in obedience and shows situational awareness in handling the dog, the Dog - Handler Team will be given a learning opportunity in the public realm.
As the Service Dog Team gains real world experience, we will start preparing the Team for the Service Dog Association's Service Dog Team Certification (SDTC) test.
EURO PROS - 4 Way "Training Guarantee" Applies To
All Euro Pros' Boot Camp Programs
To our knowledge, Euro Pros K-9 Center is the only dog training organization to include a 4 WAY "Training Guarantee" should you need help after your dog graduates from one of its Board & Train Boot Camp Programs.
Euro Pros K-9 Center's Service Dog Boot Camp - "Training Guarantee" covers all its basic enumerated obedience exercises.
1.) After graduation, should you need help with your "SERVICE DOG BOOT CAMP" min. 12 week graduate, you can call Euro Pros seven days-a-week from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm to receive free telephone help from a seasoned training professional.
2.) If the telephone help did not fix the problem, just call Euro Pros to set up a private training appointment at no charge for your Service Dog Boot CampGraduate. Help at Euro Pros K-9 Center is available 7-days-a-week, by appointment. A min. 12 week Service Dog Boot Graduate can set up to 4 seperate appointments without cost, if needed.
3.) Euro Pros offeres a special program called BOARD & TUNE UP that is not open to the general public. We only board dogs that have already been trained at Euro Pros. When the client pays for his dog to stay at Euro Pros in the BOARD & TUNE UP program, the dog is refreshed daily on all that he learned in Boot Camp and Euro Pros works on any problem areas as part of the regular BOARD & TUNE UP fee.
4.)Euro Pros' min. 12 week SERVICE DOG OBEDIENCE BOOT CAMP - "Training Guarantee" is transferable should your Pet Dog Boot Camp Graduate ever need to be re-homed. The guarantee extends to the new owner for the life of the dog, provided the new owner attends a free program to acquaint him or her with the training the dog received originally at Euro Pros K-9 Center.
A non-refundable Evaluation/Training
Session is required - This payment may be
applied to the Service Dog Boot Camp Program if
your dog is left for Service Boot Camp
at the time of the evaluation:
Eval./Training Session: $500
Please Note: After the Evaluation/Training
Session, plan to leave your dog for our Service Dog Boot Camp or we may suggest scheduling additional specialty Private Training Sessions.
> After Graduation, Service Dog Training Program includes up to 4 Free Private Training Sessions for the handler and dog. Should you require any further training assistance, please refer to Euro Pros "Private Dog Appointments" navigation tab for prices.
Service Dog Boot Camp
Includes a specialized 12 Week minimum Board & Train Service Dog Training and Public Access Training Program. This comprehensive program includes training for the Service Dog Association's Service Dog Team Certification (SDTC) test. Upon successful completion of the SDA Service Dog Team Certification, you will receive complete documentation of your Team's Certification, including credentials indicating the Team's successful passing of the SDA Service Dog Team Certification test.
An Evaluation is required to enroll in
Service Dog Boot Camp.
(The Evaluation helps determines if the dog has the character to become a Service Dog and helps determine the length of the
Board & Train that may needed.)
Min. 12 Week Board & Train Program,
includes up to 4 Private Sessions
after Graduation, if needed:
Client provides a dog that passes Euro Pros' Evaluation for training in the
Service Dog Boot Camp Program:
"FOR SERVICE DOG BOOT CAMP"
CONSULTATION & PRICING:
CALL: 941-444-6605 any day up till 9:00 pm
>>> Please Note: An “Evaluation/Training” session is required in order for you to enroll your dog in the "Service Dog Boot Camp" program below. When you come in, we will Evaluate/Train with you and your dog to determine the best course of action.
>>> Also Note: "Invisible Leash" (Remote Collar) Training is provided in Euro Pros' Behavior, Aggression and Service Dog Boot Camp Programs at no additional charge, if required.
>>> Discounts Available: Euro Pros K-9 Center offers a discount for . . . Multiple Training and/or Boarding Dogs.
TO QUALIFY FOR
SERVICE DOG TRAINING:
Client must have a letter from a Doctor confirming his need for a service dog for us to complete the Certification. The above prices will apply if the client's dog is evaluated and approved by Euro Pros to start training and the client provides a letter from his/her doctor indicating that a Service Dog would be of benefit to the patient.
For detailed information or to set up a reservation for your dog:
Call Euro Pros K-9 Center today!
Euro Pros K-9 Center
35571 Florida 70, Myakka City, FL 34251
Office: 941-444-6605 Toll Free: 800-797-2954
(We take calls from 9AM to 9PM - 7 Days-A-Week)
Serving Florida's gulf coast area from the Tampa to Fort Myers