2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Dec 03, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

AGC 225 - Service Dog Public Access & Task Training II


Description: Reinforces previous public access skills and tasks with precise training responses and proper etiquette presentations for public access specifically for exposure to public transportation, airplane travel, theaters, malls, casinos, professional care facilities, hospitals and extremely noisy and high activity public places. Teams learn new training skills and proper communication with the public.  Introduces critical tasks that Service Dogs must fulfill for service of specific disabilities including task performance in public.  Choosing and placing a Service Dog.

Prerequisites: AGC 215  

Credits: 4
Lecture: 2
Lab: 4

Course Content:
  1. Advanced Service Dog training, handling and task skills for transportation, airplane travel, theaters, malls, casinos, professional care facilities and hospitals, etc.
  2. Service Dog behavior toward dogs, people, extreme noises, traffic and high activity public places
  3. Ability of Service Dog to perform tasks around dogs, people, extreme noises, traffic and high activity public places
  4. Service Dog ethical behavior with task skills and ADA requirements
  5. Discern use of ADA requirements and ethical requirements
  6. Service Dog selection and placement
  7. Service Dog Public Access Evaluation

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Use advanced canine training and task skills for transportation, airplane travel, theaters, malls, casinos, professional care facilities and hospitals, etc. (1-4,7)
  2. Teach and assist Service Dog to defecate and urinate on command. (1-5)
  3. Teach and assist Service Dog to avoid shaking off in public. (1-5)
  4. Train Service Dog to ignore other dogs and people. (1-5,7)
  5. Teach Service Dog to board an airplane and ride on public transportation with appropriate Service Dog behavior. (1-5,7)
  6. Recognize and describe differences between ADA Service Dog Laws and ethics and use them in context. (1-5)
  7. Identify and provide the travel needs of, and with, the Service Dog. (1-3,6,)
  8. Articulate proper selection and placement of a Service Dog. (3,6)