Therapy Dog Training and  Certification

Everyone! Our only requirements are that you


  • pass the required testing
  • love to share your love of dogs with others.
  • Handlers are at least 18 years old.

 Dogs must be


  • at least one year of age 
  • current on vaccinations including Rabies, Distemper, and Bordetella.

Our team does not discriminate against any breed or size dog from joining our team, all shapes and sizes are welcome!

Who can Join LukEli's Therapy Dog Team?

How to Join LukEli K-9's Therapy Dog Team 

1. Register to become a member of LukEli K-9’s Therapy Dog Team


2. Pass both the AKC Canine Good Citizen Test and the LukEli K-9 Therapy Dog Test


3. Provide a Health Certificate from Veterinarian


4. Complete at least five hours of therapy dog work with an approved team.

Caring individuals who are willing to share their special animals in order to bring happiness and cheer to young and old alike make great therapy dog handlers. Does that sound like you? Then join our therapy dog team!

Even if you choose not to join our team, we can help with everything from brushing up on the required skills to helping you navigate through the certification process of other programs and certifications.