Outreach/Speaking Engagements

Community Outreach and Speaking Engagements

Mark recently gave a brief lecture on Service Dogs at Trillium Direct Connect’s conference in New Bern, NC.  Link to Conference Talk

Ry-Con was recently profiled by CNN for a story on Service Dog Trainers.  You can read more here : 24 Hours with Service Dog Trainers

At Ry-Con, we provide a great deal of support to our local community both for parents with special need’s children and those with Service Dogs. In addition to several speaking engagements throughout the year, we volunteer at local hospitals, visit schools and retirement centers and participate in the training of airport personnel at RDU International Airport.

We provide the following type of services to businesses and conventions.

  • Restaurant Staff orientation and education on Service Animals.  A 30 minutes course at your business to go through the laws, requirements, and interaction with your customers who use a Service Animals.  This is specific to eateries and all places where food may be served.  We provide handouts and an Infographic to hang in the break room summarizing the information for future employees.
  • General Business orientation and education on Service Animals.  A 30 minutes course at your business to go through the laws, requirements, and interaction with your customers who use a Service Animals.  We provide handouts and an Infographic to hang in the breakroom summarizing the information for future employees
  • Conference or Convention education on Service Animals.  A 1-2 hour presentation and course at your location to go through the laws, requirements, and to discuss the different families and persons that use Service Animals.  Q&A and interaction with attendees along with a meet and greet of some of our trained dogs is included.

To book any of our staff for a presentation, training or just a visit from some fluffy trained friends, please contact us at mathis@ry-con.com

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