Registration is open for therapy dog preparation classes beginning Tuesday, August 5th.
The four-week training class, open to dogs 1 year or older, will run from 7:30 pm to 8:30pm Tuesdays.  Classes are $75 per dog/handler team, and owners must provide proof of rabies vaccination. 

Class instruction includes emphasis on teamwork, handling skills, role play with medical equipment, interaction techniques and basic test and field preparation. 

Therapy dogs and their handlers are volunteers in the community that are brought into nursing homes, libraries and therapeutic settings to interact with people.

To enroll in the class, complete a registration form in advance at

For more information, call 325-315-0289 or email at