California Occupational License

License Title:
    Guide Dog Instructor License
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Licensing Agency:
     Department of Consumer Affairs
     Board of Guide Dogs for the Blind

Licensing Agency Contact Information:
     Address: 1625 North Market Blvd., Suite N-112
Sacramento,  CA  95834

     Phone Number: (916) 574-7825
     Fax Number: (916) 574-7829

     E-mail Address:
     Internet Address:

License Requirements, Fees, and Examination Information:
Instructors of blind persons using guide dogs and training such dogs.

Fees: Application: $250
Renewal: $100

Examination Frequency: As needed.

Exam Locations: Sacramento, CA

Experience Requirement: 1 year's experience in dog handling; 3 years apprenticeship under licensed instructor.

Average Time to Process Application: 2 weeks.

Renewal Period: Annually.

Special License Requirements: N/A

Comments: N/A

Authority: Business and Professions Code, Sections 7200-7217.
California Code of Regulations, Title 16, Chapter 22, Sections 2259-2268.
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
Occupation TitleSOC Code
Animal Trainers 392011