QC CAN is the only AKC Recognized Therapy Dog Organization in the Greater Quad Cities Area.
We provide extensive basic and advanced therapy dog training, AKC Canine Good Citizenship (CGC) testing, and liability insurance coverage for our therapy dogs and their handlers. Our commit to continuous training throughout our therapy dogs’ careers, our long-standing partnerships within the QC region, and our driving devotion to serve our local communities set QC CAN apart from national organizations.
We Offer the Quad Cities' Best Dog Training Programs
Not only do we teach basic obedience, but we also focus on temperament training. Your dog will learn to ignore distractions. We practice tolerance training making your dog more obedient and ready for any situation.
Membership includes four classes each month, Canine Good Citizen testing by AKC certified evaluators, Therapy Dog certification, and insurance for your dog to attend QC CAN volunteer visits.
QC CAN Also Offers Therapy Dog Training
Train, test, and receive certification all from one source!
With 30+ Volunteer Opportunities Every Month
QC CAN is the premiere source for Therapy Dog Training in the Quad Cities!
THERAPY DOG OWNER
A mom explained that her daughter was non-verbal. She gently moved her daughter's hand across my dog, but the girl didn't respond. Then my dog laid her head in her lap and closed her eyes drawing the BIGGEST smile from the girl. She was overjoyed!
ROBERT R. JONES LIBRARY
It's overwhelming how powerful and inspirational the effect this program has on young learners.
THERAPY DOG OWNER
A woman in a nursing home, lovingly stroked my dog's head, held his paw, and whispered, “Oh, Cooper. You are so special. You’ll never know how special your are to people like me.