Professional guidance and support every step of the way, from choosing a candidate to all aspects of training, including basic, advanced, and off-leash, public access, service dog skills and service dog tasks. Find out more about our puppies at HopeServiceDogs.org & our training at HeartSoulK9.com. Victoria is a graduate of NePoPo® Gold Premium School and is a certified NePoPo® trainer. She also holds many other dog training certifications. NePoPo® is a registered Service Mark of Bart Bellon ...
Flying with your Service Dog after DOT rule change - Frozen's Diana (aka Banana) just flew in! Roma x George poodle puppies (Posh litter) were born (Good) Friday, how are they doing?
Our second Movement Markers workshop with Maryna Ozuna. Here were some of our take always.
Service dog skills your dog needs to know before starting
So many tasks - but they are not all they are made out to be!
On our way from NC to FL we talk about pet peeves in dog training, in the service dog world.
When is it time to wash out, or retire, your service dog? What should you look for?
How disabled must/should you be for a service dog?
There is so much to teach your puppy - he knows nothing! What do you want to "put your money" on, and how do you teach everything he needs to know.
How do you socialize your pup, properly, during a pandemic?
Such a long week! Going to relax at Universal.
Why certification is essential.
So much that we cover in this episode
Recap of our awesome weekend at SeaWorld with Gypsy & Ross, and Universal with Gypsy & Fluffy (his first visit!). How to make your service dog in trainings first outings easier. Genetic issues & why testing matters. heartsoulk9.com
Do service dogs really NEED to use an e-collar?
After 2 months in Missouri (at NePoPo® with Michael & Bart Bellon), I'm home. In this episode, we give you pup-dates on Hope Service Dog's breeding program, along with hot spot advice, some take aways from school, and much more. HeartSoulK9.com
Have you been diagnosed with: Dysautonomia (including POTS) Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) MCAS Thinking a service dog may be able to help you, but unsure of what TASKS the dog can be trained to do to help you? This podcast is for you! HeartSoulK9.com
We visited Animal Kingdom, Studios, and Epcot with Service Dogs & Service Dogs (Puppies) in training. Find out what Disney is doing different during COVID and how it pertains to service dogs.
Dream Dogz is now Heart & Soul Dog Training!
We brought 2 service dogs in training and 2 service puppies to Universal and share our experience.
What is going on with us.
Karen & I are heading back from our 4th NePoPo® Gold School. Our minds are still whirling, but we share some of our take-aways.
What are the foundations you need, so your dog learns easier, faster, and better?
Service dog prospects or companion puppies, how do you socialize during a global pandemic?
Our Frozen litter just went home. Here is what the owners can expect. And what YOU should expect from YOUR breeder!
Our last pup-date before the puppies head home. We temperament tested and figured out who goes where.
We did something a little different. This is the intro. Check out our Facebook page - Dream Dogz- Central Florida Dog Training - for the individual videos working the dogs.
On location with the 4 week old puppies. What are we doing that is unique? What should EVERY breeder be doing with their puppies? What do you need to ask when searching for a breeder? And breed! Can any dog be a service dog???
Breeds for service dog work Health testing DNA genetic screening
Professional guidance and support every step of the way, from choosing a candidate to all aspects of training, including basic, advanced, and off-leash, public access, service dog skills and service dog tasks. Find out more about our puppies at HopeServiceDogs.org & our training at DreamK9.com. Check out our Patreon at patreon.com/hopesd. Victoria …
The HopeServiceDogs.org puppies are 10 days old, and all met their 10 day milestones of doubling their weight. Their personalities are developing, how much can we tweak them? And Rich got some new tools to build dog equipment!
These puppies were bred by Hope Service Dogs, Inc. Many will go on to become service dogs to help people with disabilities. The parents (Seth & Lucy) are both fully health tested. These puppies will be raised in NePoPo®, along with Puppy Culture, Early Neurological Stimulation and Early Scent Introduction. At 49 days, they will be temperament teste…
How do you know if it's a good breeder, or one to avoid.
TT4FK & Chameleon 3 - 200 meter range TT4FK & Micro - 400 meter range CTT & Chameleon 3 - 500 meter range CTT & Micro - 1000 meter range PT3000 & Chameleon 3 - 1500 meter range PT3000 & Micro - 3000 meter range We offer professional guidance and support every step of the way, from choosing a candidate to all aspects of training, including basic, ad…
Since we were in the van, decided to do a special virtual group class.
We dive into psychiatric service dogs in this episode.
This episode covers my third NePoPo® Silver School, my first time using Air B&B, traveling with Gypsy after her spay. Along with Covid-19 and the quarantine going on, and how to handle it with your service dog or puppy.
One of the big questions - when and should you neuter/spay your service dog?
The box is a foundation for NePoPo®. Why do we use it? How does it help your dog? Should you build one and try it out? (YES!)
The aftermath. How did the service dog training school go?
What are we up to? Recorded on Feb 18 2020.
Service dogs come in all sizes, which is the best for you? What tasks you need will tell you the size of dog to look at.
We have been involved in nose work, scent work, service dog training, diabetic alert, medical alert, and food alert for YEARS. Here we discuss our journey and some things you NEED to know. HopeServiceDogs.org
Here are some big tips on training the "littles" - small dogs. HopeServiceDogs.org
You just go the news, what are the next steps? Decide if a service dog is right for you. Think about breeds. List tasks. Contact a trainer with service dog experience.
We start with my dysautonomia and ehlers-danlos syndrome doctor appointment, the newest news is I am on two new meds and going gluten free. We cover Hope Service Dogs Public Access Test (HSD PAT). This is THE best test out there, and can be done long distance. How to apply for Hope's Apprentice Program, so you can get hands on learning with our tra…
2020 is going to be an amazing year! What are your goals, personally, professionally, and dog-related? We have amazing news coming up, including growing Hope Service Dogs, Inc, our new logo, starting our breeding program, releasing our public access test, opening our apprentice program, and so much more! Hope Service Dogs…
As 2019 winds to the end, and 2020 begins, it is always a time for reflection on what was, what could have been, and what is to come. Many people have grand dreams for the new year, but no way of moving towards them. And, it is really easy to keep doing what you have been doing. But if you keep doing what you have been doing, you will get what you …
You always hear "don't go with a back yard breeder. Get your puppy from a reputable breeder." But what is *reputable*? What health testing is essential, what is optional, and what is worthless (ok, I will give you that one, it's the "my vet said they are healthy, so we bred them"). We do walk you thru how to research so you can research and see whi…
While this episode started as ALL ABOUT POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT, of course, we couldn't stay on track and end up covering how we do e-collar training... We offer professional guidance and support every step of the way, from choosing a candidate to all aspects of training, including basic, advanced, and off-leash, public access, service dog skills an…
Let's face it, at some point you will run into an uneducated person who will try to make your life difficult. And often times, service dog handlers just don't have the "spoons" to get thru the encounter. Find out what to do so you come out on top. We offer professional guidance and support every step of the way, from choosing a candidate to all asp…