22,100 THERAPY SESSIONS
totaling more than
6,400 HOURS SPENT
SHADOWLEE CANINE non-profit provides the structure for therapy dog teams to obtain the necessary training and certification to be active volunteers in the community. The organization creates and directs programs for therapy teams to work with Veterans, children in schools and adults in healthcare communities.
Each of our training programs, conducted by a certified dog trainer, begin with a pre-training consultation. Classes are conducted in a small setting and are specifically tailored to the needs and goals of participants.
Conducted by a Certified Training professional, trainings are offered in a small group setting or privately. Training can be completed at any age to address common canine obedience issues.
Our therapy teams work with clients that require varying degrees of support. Locations include elementary and middle schools, acute care hospitals, and hospice, nursing and Veteran facilities. Programs within these facilities vary per location.
ABOUT OUR DOGS
Our team of certified canine therapy dogs consists of all different shapes, sizes and breeds.of dogs. Some dogs are designer dogs obtained from breeders and some are rescue dogs; however they came to their owners and Shadowlee they all receive the same comprehensive training and temperament evaluations before embarking on their canine therapy journey. It is our utmost concern that all owners, dogs and those they encounter during therapy sessions are safe at all times.