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