Doctor-Dog Handler Checklist



Your dog


q       is at least one and under 10 on the date of evaluation

q       is house-broken

q       is updated on Rabies vaccination

q       is updated on DHPP or DA2PP vaccination (Distemper, Hepatitis or Adenovirus-2, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus) unless exempted by your veterinarian

q       is updated on Leptospirosis vaccination if recommended by your veterinarian

q       is updated on parasite/worm-control (Sentinel, or Revolution, or annual stool check)

q       is well socialized & friendly (no aggression towards humans or other dogs)

q       has basic obedience training (sit/down/stay, come, walk-on-a-loose-lead, leave-it, etc.)

q       will participate in our Doctor-Dog evaluation.  A $15 non-refundable evaluation fee applies. 





q       are 18 years of age or older

q       will commit to at least 20 visits per year for 2 consecutive years

q       are a reliable, responsible, and flexible team player



After passing the evaluation, you


q       will obtain TB (tuberculosis) clearance (TB-skin test or chest X-ray result) if you volunteer at a healthcare facility or with patients.  

q       will agree to a vulnerable-sector police check

q       will pay a non-refundable annual membership fee of $25 (or $30 for 2 family members)

q       Membership fees after the first year are waived for youths under 22, senior citizens, volunteers with a low income, and volunteers with physical challenges.




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Last Updated: 02-2012