Since 1995, students in Santa Fe and Albuquerque have had the opportunity to enjoy in-depth, hands-on learning with Assistance Dogs of the West professional assistance dog trainers. Curriculum includes: Training in classroom settings and in the field; leadership and assertiveness skills, basic dog obedience training, service-dog commands and skills, public access training, disability awareness education and community interaction. Classes are open to kids ages 8 to 18, and are limited to 8-10 students per class. Classes run from September - December 2010.
For information on class schedules, locations, and fees, and for registration forms, please visit the ADW website: â€Žhttp://www.assistancedogsofthewest.org/education-programs/registration-forms
We hope to see you in an ADW after school class soon.