AKC Disease and Sanitation Course

Keeping the animals in our care as healthy as possible is not only the right thing to do, it is essential for the safety and security of our services, events, and facilities that our pets benefit from.

AKC’s Disease and Sanitation program is designed for informed dog owners and pet industry professionals to include breeders, kennels, handlers, pet-friendly businesses, and pet caretakers.

In this program you will learn:

Symptoms, treatment, and prevention strategies for diseases that impact dogs
Strategies to reduce the transmission of infectious diseases among dogs
Importance of vaccines, in-take exams, and policies
Best practices for keeping your home, facility, or event, clean and hygienic
Steps to take when a sick dog is in your care
Breeders who complete the program will be credited 3 CEUs.


Corina Stammworthy, B.S., M.S.
Owner, The Laundromutt & Kindermutt