K-9 Healers is a business owned by Gail Furst, CPDT/KA that specializes in Pet Therapy Training, teaching dog obedience in Nursing Homes, evaluating animals for Therapy Dog International and Canine Life and Social Skills (C.L.A.S.S.) and implementing programs bringing certified dogs and children together. K-9 Healers can also evaluate for the Canine Good Citizen, S.T.A.R. Puppy and evaluate animals for safety to live in facilities.
K-9 Healers teaches basic Level 1 dog obedience as well as classes to prepare for therapy dog work.
K-9 Healers goal is to enrich the relationship between the handler and their dog. Through this relationship a connection is made between people of all ages and their dogs in social and therapeutic settings. We educate and demonstrate the benefits of the human-animal bond.
K-9 Healers mission is accomplished through teaching handlers and their animals the skills necessary to provide safe and skilled animal assisted visits beginning with dog obedience classes and/or leading to certification of the handler-animal team.
- Therapy Dog International
- AKC Canine Good Citizen and S.T.A.R. Puppy
- APDT’s Canine Life and Social Skills
- K9 Healers Temperament Test