Service Dog Training

Diabetic Alert Dogs – Seizure Alert Dogs – Psychiatric Service Dogs and more

Science-based methods developed by international training expert Jennifer Cattet Ph.D.

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How Can We Help You?

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Service Dogs Placed
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Owner Trained Service Dogs
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Dogs Rescued

Our Mission

 

Medical Mutts is a nonprofit organization 501(c)(3) dedicated to training rescue dogs as service dogs and promoting collaboration between dogs and people through science, education and ethical training.

New Book!

You Can Make A Difference

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Help provide support for an individual in need of a service dog.
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There are many ways to get involved from fostering to volunteering at our facility or event.
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We have a new facility and events available for sponsorship.

Medical Mutts' News

How to select a dog to train as your service dog?

How to select a dog to train as your service dog?

Since we help owners train their own dogs as service dogs, the question of how to pick the right dog comes up daily at our training facility. This is not a job for all dogs - it’s a job for the very few who come with the right temperament. The dogs that do the best love to go everywhere with their person. For them, being a service dog is the best life they could ever wish for.
New Book: “Selecting and Training your service dog: How to succeed in public access work

New Book: “Selecting and Training your service dog: How to succeed in public access work

From Medical Mutts executive Director Jennifer Cattet Ph.D.: this new book will help you decide of the best way to get a service dog. You'll learn how to select and train your own service dog and everything you need to know about working in public. Some of the subjects covered are: - Will you benefit from a service dog? - How do you get a service dog? - How can you train your own service dog? - How to pick the right dog? - How do you train for public access? - How to deal with the public? - What are the laws in place, etc..

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