The Certification Standard within this Relational Model of training follows the path of Nature with achieving meaningful influence between dogs and their owners. Yearly Certification Testing is required for certain task specific training.
Basic Pack Leadership
The criteria for Basic Pack Leadership Certification is based on basic insight and application of the Relational Model to influence change within the framework and script of an intervention.
Intermediate Pack Leadership
The criteria for Intermediate Pack Leadership involves successful application of the Relational Model in more distracting areas involving other people, dogs and situations.
Advanced Pack Leadership
The criteria for Advanced Pack Leadership involves off leash control including distance command response.
Masters Pack Leadership
Masters Pack Leadership Certification represents advanced ability within the framework of the Relational Model.
Service Dog Certification
Certification for service dog designation is approx 3 months. Certification for service dog designation is valid for 1 year from the date of testing. Re-certification is performed yearly.