The Journey of a Service Dog

Date: Saturday, April 27 | 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Journey into the world of service dogs by joining our workshop led by Canine Companion volunteers.

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  • | 2 hours
  • Level 2
  • Included in Admission
  • All age groups

From mastering essential commands to providing crucial assistance in daily tasks, attendees will develop a deep appreciation for the dedication and skill required of the dogs and their trainers.

Throughout this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to gain insights directly from Canine Companion volunteers who work closely with these remarkable animals.

Canine Companions is a national nonprofit that provides service dogs at no cost to adults, children, and veterans with disabilities. It also provides facility dogs to professionals working in healthcare, criminal justice, and educational settings.

Why You Should Attend?

  • Gain firsthand knowledge from Canine Companion volunteers.
  • Learn about the specialized techniques used in training service dogs, including obedience training, task-specific training, and socialization.
  • Understand how service dogs enhance their handlers’ independence and quality of life.

This experience is included in Museum admission!

Special Exhibition Hall on Level 2