We would appreciate if you could provide your application a minimum of one week prior to the training date. We encourage you to sign up as early as possible as class size is limited and our trainings quickly fill. Your check will reserve your place, but should it arrive after the class fills, we will add you and your canine to our waiting list for the next class. If you are unable to download the application, please call 707.258.3486, leave your name and address (speak slowly), and one will be mailed to you.
Upcoming Classes / Training / Events
These classes will be held at a variety of locations in Napa. Upon receipt of an application, a welcome package will be provided with instructions on where each class will be held.
Re-evaluation Process for Older Canine Teams
Several times per year a year, PFH will re-evaluate our older canines (8 years and up) and any canines that need additional training before being certified as therapy dogs. PFH teams that receive re-certification forms WITH A REQUEST for a dog's re-evaluation in the mail they should make an appointment for the date closest to their re certification deadline. Please contact our staff at firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be given an appointment nearest the time you request. Please allow 10 to 15 minutes for a re- evaluation.
Any new team that is asked to be re-evaluated may sign up for either date. Re-evaluation for new teams provides dogs and owners an opportunity to strengthen their handling and training skills before becoming a certified visiting PFH team. These re-evaluations will take 15-20 minutes.
Unless otherwise advertised, re-evaluations will be held at the The Kolbe Academy and Trinity Prep School between 10 am and 1 pm. Appointments will be confirmed by our staff. If you do not have a confirmation after emailing us, please call 707-258-3486 and leave a message with your callback number.
Evaluation of Additional Dogs
Evaluations for second and subsequent dogs will be done during the Re-evaluation sessions. Please download the Additional Dogs Application forms fill them out and mail all forms back to us. (Our mailing address is clearly marked on the forms.) Also, enclose a check for $25 to cover your canine evaluation and insurance coverage for one year.