Appleridge is Proud of the Decades we've spent perfecting temperaments. When raised properly( just like kids), with correct educational instructions and calming (stabilizing drives) the pups selected on this page present the qualities to excel as Super BFF's as Emotional Support Dogs, Autism Support Dogs, Mobility Assistant Dogs, Physical or Visual aids and even selectively PTSD. This unique group of dogs will be tested to have exemplary temperaments as pups and calmer or super sensitive scenting or personalities, that have a incredible caregiver instinct. They use scent and physical characteristic indications to determine that their human needs a task, or service provided by them. It is a Life changing event to watch these dogs stirred into action, out of shear love for their team member. Pack instincts so strong that they sacrifice for the good of their handler or shall we say Best friend. Together with your Service or Emotional Support Trainer, these fur kids have the potential to grow into your personal assistant, and aid you to a life for the better. We are always pleased to speak with your trainer, Family member or support staff about your special needs and whether a Appleridge dog could be that next amazing BFF.
A wonderful candidate for Autism either spectrum dog. Will tolerate outbursts and calm the individual down. Pressure therapy prospect potential. Assurance tested to be aware of and sensitive to their handers changes in mood and nervous system changes. Qualifies for Emotional Support potential.
"Moose " Beautiful & Brilliant and so Considerate. Magnificent Massive Moose
9 months old - 7 months of intense Training to bring to this level of Puppy Perfection. Getting better every day as he matures too.
4 decades of experience, impeccable pedigrees, and an amazing Family all pitching in, to help this Big boy understand that his task training is so important to someone that needs a Special BFF fur guy. Moose is already prelimed for OFA good hips, Normal Elbows, DM Negative Negative, DNA, Canine Good Citizen, Community Canine, Trick Dog Novice and exceeding all expectations for Rally, Trick Task training, Obedience, Temperament, Task imprinting, House manners, crate manners, car manners, store and building manners, dogs, cat and kids fabulous. Impeccable manners and demeanor. All puppy Vaccines, Rabies & Heart Worm treatments current. Moose will continue to Train to the same level and professional expectations as his father Shockwave. Tell us what your special needs are and we will help to determine whether Moose is the right guy for you and your Family. This is no ordinary GSD. Pick of the Litter for Intelligence, versatility, kindness, alertness, respectful willingness to attempt anything we ask him to do. Sweet to even the youngest child, smallest dog, cat or animal. Brilliant, Beautiful, Brave with so much potential. They don't make them like this every day. In our 40 years, we have only had the pleasure of working with a few this wonderful. Health & Helpful Best Friend looking for his Forever Human Companion. Moose is also a SG1 5x rated the highest possible International Jr Champion, National Champion, and Honors Champion. Please ask for copies of the USA & International Judges opinions on this wonderful guy.
Jenna has now started Assistant dog training and is excelling in every area. Trainability, Tolerance, Patience, Considerate, Quiet but Sweet & Fun, Gentle but not Timid, Alert but now Aggressive, Large enough and sturdy to be Harnessed and used for a Stabilizing Mobility or even pressure therapy dog.
Link to see Jenna's pictures.
Link to see Jenna's pictures.