Community Outreach

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Therapy Dog Companion Visits

CCH therapy dog teams visit individuals or groups who are experiencing challenges in their lives. The goal is to provide relief through social contact with a therapy dog.

Advocacy

CCH provides ongoing support to help individuals who use a specially trained dog to gain independence in the workplace, home, school, and community.

Community Resource Education

CCH educates the community on the use and training of dogs that are used to help mitigate the effects of disabilities. We are available to answer questions and provide guidance on a number of related topics.

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Special Needs Programs

Our team is experienced in developing and customizing dog training programs for the needs of disabled individuals and their families.

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Canine Assisted Therapy

CCH therapy dog teams participate in goal oriented therapies alongside professionals from a variety of fields. Client benefits include improved motivation, increased quality of responses, positive outlook toward future therapy, and distraction from therapy challenges.

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Presentations

CCH provides presentations and demonstrations on the important work that therapy dogs and service dogs perform in our communities.

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Online Training and Support

Our online learning environment offers a variety of web-based classes, support activities and community outreach resources.

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Distance Trainer Program (DTP)

Need help training your own service dog, therapy dog, or facility dog but not in our neck of the woods?  DTP is a team effort between the dog’s owner-handler, local dog trainer, and CCH specialists.

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