|Rosie and I try out hand and paw at Rally. I really enjoy Rally|
and wish I could figure out how to participate.
The Therapy Dog Test:
Therapy Dogs InTernaTIonal (TDI )TesTIng requIremenTs
Therapy Dogs International (TDI®) Testing Guidelines
|Facility check-in desk|
|Patient on crutches|
|Patient in a wheelchair|
|Patient with a walker|
other visitors, or patients
|Hospital entrance or exit|
|Rosie on guard duty as I sleep.|
TDI Entry Table ( Simulated as a Hospital Reception Desk)
Check-in and out of sight (between 2-3 minutes)
Visiting with a patient
The following distractions will be added to the heel on a loose leash.
Leave it; phase two
Entering through a door to visit at the facility
Reaction to Children
|Rosie jumps a hurdle on the Rally course.|
Your next step in training your own service dog is Level 4, The Public Access Test!