In this course, you & your dog will practice good manners skills maneuvering around obstacles that are common in a nursing home environment. Your dog will learn to be calm even in a situation that may be uncomfortable, how to best maneuver to be easily petted, make controlled approaches to people in wheelchairs/walkers/canes, and you will learn how to be aware of where your dog is, what he is doing and how to keep his tail, feet, eyes & ears safe. A supervised visitation will also be observed. Therapy Dog test will be announced and held at a different location.You must have completed an advanced obedience course to enroll. Also, it is highly recommended to take the Intro Class ( on March 13th) prior to this training or contact the Community Education office to get preapproval from the instructor.