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So, your dog wants to be a therapy dog?  Well, we’ve got a course for that!  

This 6-week course gives dogs and handlers the necessary skills for not only passing the test, but also for working successfully as a therapy dogs team. 

The course is taught by Deb, who has been a therapy dog handler since the mid-1990s, has had 6 therapy dog partners over the years, and has directed a large therapy dog certification and training program since 2005.

     You must read and understand the Goldstar Dog Training Policies before registering. 
     See link below to the policies.
     Dogs do not attend the first class.
     Dogs must have taken a Gold Star class or receive permission from the instructor before enrollment.
     Dogs must be social with people, tolerant of dogs, and not show any signs of aggression or reactivity.
     This course does not result in therapy dog certification, nor does it guarantee certification.
    Please review the policies online (link below) for additional information about this class.

Instructor: Deb Helfrich, Goldstar Dog Training Owner

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Registration Information:
  • All Registrations are done online and there are two payment options.
  • At the end of Checkout you will have the option to pay online or offline.
  • 1. Online Payment Option is with a credit card (A convenience fee of $2 or 3.5 % is added, whichever is higher). Using this option your balance is paid in full and the person you are registering is enrolled in the programs that you have chosen. The Online Payment Option is available until the deadline (if there is one stated), or the day before the program begins, or in the case of a weekend program the Thursday before, as list are delivered on Friday.
  • 2. Offline Payment Option is paying with check or cash that can be mailed, using the drop box, or bringing in to the Rec. Office. Please include the receipt that is generated after you register. The Offline Payment Option, closes a week prior to the start of a program or deadline to register. This is done so that mailing in payment reaches us prior to the start of the program.
  • NOTE: the person you are registering is not enrolled until payment is received when using the Offline Payment Option.
  • When the Offline Payment Option is closed you can come into the Rec. Office to register and pay with cash or check.
  • No registrations are accepted after the second meeting of a program. Some programs do not allow registration after the first meeting of the program or after the deadline date.
  • Please create a household account prior to coming in if you don't have one already.
  • Program numbers are checked one week prior to start date to see if minimum number is met. If not a program can be cancelled due to low enrollment.
  • Don't Wait! Register Early! (A program can be cancelled due to low enrollment).

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Therapy Dog Academy, S1 
18 - 99  N/A  Th  10/10/2019 - 11/21/2019
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Williston Central School - Cafeteria
$162.00 Res, $167.00 Non-Res
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Therapy Dog Academy, S2 
18 - 99  N/A  Th  03/26/2020 - 05/07/2020
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Williston Central School - Cafeteria
$162.00 Res, $167.00 Non-Res
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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