Balanced Obedience offers Service Dog training. Service Dog program is $700 after completion of obedience training with Balanced Obedience. Fundraising through GoFundme.com is recommend for those who need financial assistance. All training includes training for the Public Access Test, dog’s vest, ID Cards and Certificate upon completion. Allergen detection (i.e. peanut) and Diabetes alert Service Dog Training available. Training for your Service Dog is tax-deductible as a medical expense. Check with your accountant.
Text Sabrina 1-808-358-9190 to join the next training session for the Public Access Test and AKC Canine Good Citizen Test open to clients of Balanced Obedience. Or email for additional information.
Balanced Obedience can assist you in finding a trainer for the training that is not offered for Seeing Eye Dogs, Hearing Alert Dogs or Autism Support Dogs.
Dogs enrolled in the service animal program will undergo at least 120 hours of obedience training with emphasis on manners and working through tasks related to specific disabilities. At least 30 hours will be spent in public places to ensure the dog will work obediently in public.
In Accordance with the American Disabilities Act of 1990
Businesses May Ask:
1) Is this a Service Dog?
2) What tasks does the Service Dog perform?
Businesses May Not:
1) Require special identification for the dog
2) Ask about the person’s disability
3) Charge additional fees because of the dog
4) Refuse admittance, isolate, segregate. or treat this person less favorably than other patrons
A person with a disability cannot be asked to remove their service animal from the premises unless:
1) the animal is out of control and the handler cannot or does not take effective action to control it
2) the animal poses a direct threat to the health or safety of others (i.e. not housebroken)
Any business that sells or prepares food must allow service animals in public areas even if state or local health codes prohibit animals on the premises.
Refusal to provide equal access to people with disabilities with service animals is a federal civil rights violation, provides by the ADA. Violators of the ADA can be required to pay money damages and penalties.
All training includes lifetime trainer support.