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Task: "Sit" Here: Service dog in training Emmy, 11 week old German Shepherd from Team Huerta Hof, is laying the foundation for her training by learning her basic obedience. Here she practices her sit while increasing the duration she remains in her sit prior to release with "okay"

Task: "Down" Here: Service dog in training Emmy, 4 month old German Shepherd from Team Huerta Hof, practicing the basic obedience skill of "down" without a lure. Our smart girl is mastering her basics so fast!!

Task: "Wait" Here: Service dog in training Emmy, 11 week old German Shepherd from Team Huerta Hof, practices waiting for a treat. Wait is used for something the dog will do or get later, such as going through a door or getting food. Here Emmy waits to get a treat until released with "okay"

Task: Retrieval Here: Service dog in training Emmy, 8 month old German Shepherd from Huerta Hof, practicing taking an object from the floor and giving it to her handler.

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Task: "Stand" Here: Service dog in training Emmy, five month old German Shepherd from Team Huerta Hof, practices stand. Stand involves standing up and remaining stationary in that position until released. This is a level three task and Emmy is already progressing well on it at only five months!

Task: Pressure (Deep Pressure Therapy) Here: Service dog in training Emmy, 6 month old German Shepherd from Huerta Hof German Shepherds, practices pressure, which involves her laying her body across the handler's legs until released. This is a form of deep pressure therapy. This video isn't great quality as it is a difficult task to film solo, so we will get a better one soon!

Task: Long Down In this video: Service dog in training Zorn, three month old red fox lab donated by Iron Hill Retrievers, practicing his "down" while increasing the duration he remains in a down and the distance away his handler can go, all before he is released with an "okay".

Task: "Wait" at a threshold Here: Service dog in training Emmy, 3 month old German Shepherd from Team Huerta Hof, practices wait with a handler on her team. Emmy is told to "wait" and does not cross the threshold until she is told "okay" then she returns right to her handler.