Dedicated to the training and education of Service Dogs & their handlers.
1399 E. 1900 Ave.
Brownstown, IL 62418
Therapy Dog vs Service Dog
Therapy Dogs are handled by
their owners (not typically
disabled) and visit with people in
nursing homes or participate in
children reading programs etc….
They have no legal access
Service Dogs are handled by
their DISABLED owners. They
are individually task trained to
mitigate their owner's disability.
They are defined by the ADA
(Americans With Disabilities
Act). They must meet
behavioral standards for Public
Access, which far exceeds that
of a typical pet. Their disabled
handlers have rights to equal
access which include utilizing a
Service Dog to mitigate their
Our Signature Program
Train & Educate
A Canine Helper
For a select group of
individuals, the T.E.A.C.H.
program not only offers an
economical solution to secure
a Service Dog, but for many
the process can be
therapeutic, as well. It is an
excellent option for some
military veterans, individuals
with psychiatric disabilities, or
those who are willing and able
to take on the rigors of training
a dog to a high standard under
our professional guidance.
ESAs offer therapeutic benefits
to their disabled owners who
reside in housing with a no-pet
policy. They are defined by the
Federal Fair Housing Act and
are not protected to travel in
Comitted Canine is located in central Illinois, USA, 70 miles
northeast of St. Louis, MO. Individuals from all over the United
States are welcome to take full advantage of our services as long
as they are able to travel to our location for instruction or are within
a maximum distance for our trainers to travel.
We offer our clients the flexibility to participate in the decision
regarding the breed of dog they prefer and are open to receive a
client’s own dog for professional instruction if it meets the
requirements for training and Service Dog work.
We prefer to participate in the discussion regarding an appropriate
dog for the job. So, if you are considering utilizing a Service Dog to
mitigate your disability, please contact us before acquiring a dog.
We offer the following types of Service Dogs:
•We do not offer dogs for the visually or hearing impaired, however,
some tasks which assist the hearing impaired may be accomplished
in the T.E.A.C.H. program