Medical Alert Dog Academy

We Assist, Detect and Alert With Creativity, Persistance and Intelligence

Access To Service Corp

Access To Service Corp is a not for profit Arizona corporation created to educate the public about service dogs.

We are based in Tucson Arizona but have clients and trainers who use our educational system and training methodology worldwide.

Basic and Public Access Training

Service Dog Basics

1 - Foundation Skills
2 - Self-Control, Impulse Control and Choice
   - Testing Levels and Training Plans
   - Target Training
3 - Focus and Engagement
   - Environmental and Situational Awareness
   - Stress and The Service Dog
4 - The Secret to Loose Leash Walking
   - Recall Games

Raising A Service Puppy

1 - Self-Control, Impulse Control and Choice
   - Socialization The Right Way
   - Canine Body Language
2  - Focus and Engagement
   - Leash Handling Skills
   - Coming to the Name
3  - Scent and Service Puppies
   - You Can Touch Me Anywhere
   - What's Under My Feet
4  - Target Training
   - Which Way Is North
   - Sit, Down, Stand and Stay

Public Access

1 - Foundation Skills
2 - Self Control, Impulse Control and Choice
3 - Focus and Engagement
4 - Handling Reactivity, Over Excitement and Frustration 
5 - The Secret to Loose Leash Walking
6 - Do Nothing
7 - Strange surfaces
8 - Avoiding the attention of Strangers
9 - It's Wobbly
10 - Car Chores
11 - Door Chores
12 - Getting Dressed
13 - You Can Touch Me Anywhere
14 - Separation Anxiety
15 - Crowded spaces


Mobility, Support and Assistance

1 - Bracing
2 - Pulling
3 - Leading
4 - Crowd Control
5 - Night Terrors Management
6 - Interrupt and Redirect Self Harm
7 - Deep Pressure Therapy
8 - Preventing Falling and Fainting Injuries
9 - Alerting to emergency sounds
10 - Balance assistance
11 - Find a person or place
12 - Room Search
13 - Opening and Shutting Doors
14 - Retrieving Objects
15 - Coping with Emotional Overload


Intelligent Disobedience

1 - Reading Materials
   - Teaching "yes" and "no"
   - Games That Teach
2 - Prediction
3 - Life Has Simple Solutions
   - Target Training
4 - Attention and Focus
   - Choice
   - Handling Non-Productive Behavior

Training the Service Dog Retrieve

1 - What Is A Retrieve
   - A Simple Retrieve
   - Creating A Collection Of Items
   - Take it, Hold It, Lift It, Bring It, Release
2 - Building Motivation
   - Take it, Hold It Expanded
   - Pick It Up, Bring It, Release Expanded
   - Speed and Distance
   - Precision
   - Troubleshooting

Training The Psychiatric Service Dog

4 - Crowd Control

5 - Night Terrors Management

6 - Interrupt and Redirect Self Harm

7 - Deep Pressure Therapy

15 - Coping with Emotional Overload

Training A Hearing Alert Dog

Conditions

Some Conditions Our 

Clients Have Trained For

Diabetes

  • Blood Sugar Alert and Management
  • Wound Detection and Alert

Seizures

  • Alert
  • Support
  • Assistance

Anxiety Disorders

  • PTSD
  • Panic Disorders

Dangerous Diseases Early Detection

  • Cancer
  • Parkinson's
  • Alzheimers
  • Kidney Disease
  • Valley Fever

Heart Conditions

  • Blood Pressure
  • Dysautonomia
  • Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)
  • Orthostatic Intolerance
  • Neurocardiogenic Syncope (NCS) 

Other

  • Narcolepsy/Cataplexy
  • Migraines
  • Chronic Pain
  • Allergies
  • Mast Cell Diseases