All 4 Paws Training, LLC

We facilitate the needs of the disabled to self train their own service dog, enabling them to become self reliant and self sufficient.

Bracing Skills

This course teaches you and your dog how to help stabilize you, assist you getting up and down, and pull a wheelchair. No real weight is applied to the dog in class. We will explain how and when to start applying pressure. It will take time for your dog’s muscles to build. Because we don’t apply weight dogs under 2 year may take this course.  Prerequisite required. Completion of Obedience 1. If you can wait until after Obedience 2 you'll do better in this class.

Week #1

  • Stand – Still
  • Bracing Stance – Applying pressure
  • Where it all begins.

Week #2

  • Brace from Chair
  • Brace from Floor
  • Brace while Standing

Week #3

  • Bracing in motion
  • Steps
  • Stability on uneven surfaces

Week #4

  • Bracing in motion continued.
  • Forward Pull from sitting or standing
  • Momentum aid.

For your first class please arrive a little early if possible. I'll need to see that you have the following items with you:

First Class Only Please Bring:

Bring to Every Class:

Fee

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