by Delaney Custer
With shelter in place orders enacted in communities across the US, it can feel like everything is being put on hold. However, members of the Good Dog! Team are still hard at work training the next generation of autism service dogs during the COVID-19 outbreak. Desperate times don’t always call for desperate measures. It just takes a bit of creativity and a whole lot of love to help these Good Dogs! get ready to be someone’s new best friend.
Here’s how Good Dog! trainers and volunteer puppy raisers are keeping their dogs engaged and trained during this time of shut in. And don't miss our blog How to Keep your Dog Happy and Healthy during this challenging time.
Even under quarantine, training doesn’t stop for Good Dog! service dogs. Our trainers are getting creative to simulate public access training from their homes and working hard to refine the dogs’ core autism task training. Here are some creative ways our trainers and puppy raisers continue to train and socialize the pups: