•The AKC Therapy Dog™ program awards official AKC titles to dogs who have worked to improve the lives of the people they have visited.
•AKC Therapy Dog titles can be earned by dogs who have been certified by AKC recognized therapy dog organizations and have performed the required number of visits.
•AKC does not certify therapy dogs; the certification and training is done by qualified therapy dog organizations. The certification organizations are the experts in this area and their efforts should be acknowledged and appreciated.
Therapy Dog Titles
•AKC Therapy Dog Novice (THDN)
Must have completed 10 visits.
•AKC Therapy Dog (THD)
Must have completed 50 visits.
•AKC Therapy Dog Advanced (THDA)
Must have completed 100 visits.
•AKC Therapy Dog Excellent (THDX)
Must have completed 200 visits.
•AKC Therapy Dog Distinguished (THDD)
Must have completed 400 visits.
thd title holders
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