Luvk9s Dog Training



Adopt a Golden (Golden Retriever Rescue)

Association of Professional Dog Trainers

Big Canoe Animal Rescue

Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers        
Dawson County Humane Society

The Pet Professional Guild


Service and therapy dog websites

But first ... click here to learn what the difference is between service (or assistance) and therapy dogs.

Amazing Service dogs

Americans with Disabilities Act

Assistance Dogs International 

Atlanta Pet Partners, Atlanta branch of Pet Partners 
Canine Assistants
Canine Companions for Independence

Frequently asked questions about service animals and the ADA

Happy Tails

‚ÄčIntermountain Therapy Dogs 
Pet Partners (formally Delta Society) 

Service Dog Central
Table of assistance laws by state

Click here to learn what the three steps are to make your dog a therapy dog. 


Ballground Hounds (high quality food, treats, toys and more ...)

Bil Jac (treats)

Dogwise (best dog book selection)
Kong Products (toys)
Premier/Petsafe (Easy Walk harness, Gentle Leader head halter, Margingale collars)
Thundershirts (Thundershirts and leashes)

Fun links

Agility (USDAA, United States Dog Agility Association)

American Treibball Association

Dock Diving  (Dock Dogs)

Dog Wash in Jasper
Flyball  (North American Flyball Association)

National Association of Canine Scent Work

Pet Friendly Lodging


Fetching Styles



Informative links

Is Your Dog Overweight?

Marley & Me Highlights the Positive Impact of Training

Position Statements - American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB)
         Click on AVSAB link above to access: 

  • Breed Specific legislation position statement
  • Dominance position statement
  • Punishment position statement
  • Puppy Socialization statement

Suggested reading


  • Bones Would Rain From the Sky, Suzanne Clothier
  • Chill Out Fido - How to Calm Your Dog, Nan Kene Arthur
  • Click for Joy, Melissa C. Alexander
  • Control Unleashed, Creating a Focused and Confident Dog, Leslie McDevitt, MLA, CDBC, CPDT 
  • Dog Language, Roger Abrantes
  • Don't Shoot the Dog, Karen Pryor
  • For the Love of a Dog, Patricia McConnell
  • Off-leash Dog Play, A Complete Guide to Safety & Fun, by Robin Bennett, CPDT, & Susan Briggs, CKO
  • The Culture Clash, Jean Donaldson
  • The Other End of the Leash, Patricia McConnell
  • The Puppy Primer (second edition), Patricia B. McConnell and Brenda Scidmore