Service Dogs Visit Lifelong Learning

Janice RonaldHILLSBORO, Kan. – The upcoming Lifelong Learning program will feature Janice Ronald, co-owner and founder of Family Dog Training and Behavioral Center in Valley Center, Kan., and is scheduled for, Friday, February 17, at 9:45 a.m., in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Building on the Hillsboro campus.

Ronald will be presenting a program entitled Save a dog/Save a Warrior and will highlight the training of service dogs, especially dogs who are trained to work with people who struggle with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome and Traumatic Brain Injury.

“I will cover the specific ways a properly trained dog can assist the handler by alerting to symptoms, positional training to protect and interruptive behaviors to intervene in the handlers unwanted behavior,” Ronald said.

Please note, due to the current campus construction, attendees are encouraged to park in one of the south Tabor parking lots where golf cart shuttle service will be available to the Wohlgemuth Center. Note too that the main entrance doors are closed for construction, so attendees need to use the west doors to enter the building.

The public is welcome to attend all Lifelong Learning sessions and may register at the door for $5. Attendees may enjoy lunch in the Tabor College cafeteria after the session at the discounted price of $4.