Beckley

Born:  June 2, 2013
Parents:  Levi and Faith
Breed: Multigen Golden Doodle (Medium)
Breeder: Amy Lane, Fox Creek Farms, Berkley Springs WVA
Color:  Medium Apricot
Sex: Male

Certifications:  Service Dog – Psychological or Emotional Diagnoses (Psychiatric)
A Psychiatric Service Dog is an Assistance Dog specially trained to enable individuals with Psychological or Emotional Diagnoses to lead more independent lives by performing at least 1 or more tasks that the person otherwise could not do, or would have extreme difficulty doing for him/herself. The Client for this type of dog is generally under medical care or have been diagnosed with a psychological or emotion condition(s), with the most common diagnoses being: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Chronic/Complex-Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD), and/or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

Certification Organization:   Paws4People Foundation. The paws4people foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation, that privately places trained, certified and insured Assistance Dogs (AD) with individuals with physical, neurological, psychological and/or emotional disabilities; including civilians (generally adolescents under the age of fourteen) through its paws4people Assistance Dog Placement Program (p4pADPP); and Veterans (as well as Active-duty Service Members or their dependents) through its paws4people Assistance Dog Placement Program (p4vADPP). www.paws4people.org <http://www.paws4people.org>. The Paws4Peoplefoundation is a Candidate member of Assistance Dogs international, ADI

Lead Trainer:  Nancy Dryden, Leesburg VA. Certified Service Dog Trainer, Paws Training Center and owner of Doggy Do Right Training in Leesburg, VA
Beckley was picked up from Fox Creek Farms the middle of August 2013 and began his training in September 2013.  Over the 13 Months Beckley’s training consisted of:
·A MINIMUM of 480 hours of training against the Assistance Dog Command Set Matrix over a period of at least 12 months,
·A MINIMUM of 240 hours of General Obedience Training, over a period of at least 12 months,
·A MINIMUM of 120 hours of “socialization” Training, over a period of at least 12