Becoming a Police K9 Instructor

If you are interested in becoming a police K9 instructor but are unsure where to begin, we suggest you learn more about the police K9 instructor course from Dog Trainer College. This course will teach you the proper techniques for training both police dogs and their handlers and will give you specialized skills for training… Read more »

Choosing the Right Dog Training Course

If you’re interested in becoming a professional dog trainer and are having a tough time figuring out which dog training course is right for you, there are several popular programs that our students have enjoyed and gained professional careers from. Three of our more popular courses are behavior and obedience training, master training and police… Read more »

What You’ll Learn in Detection Dog Training

Joining a detection dog training program will give you the ability to train dogs in a wide variety of detection methods. Whether you’re looking to become an expert trainer of drug dogs, bomb dogs, cadaver dogs or want any other detection training, a detection dog course will aide you in becoming an expert in your… Read more »

Is Master Dog Trainer School Right for You?

If you’re interested in becoming a dog trainer and can’t decide on your area of study, consider a master trainer course. Master dog trainers separate themselves from other trainers, as they have a wealth of knowledge in nearly every dog training technique, work with a wide range of dogs and have the hands-on experience needed… Read more »

Reasons to Become a Service Dog Trainer

If you have a passion for animals and helping others, a career as a certified service dog trainer may be right for you. As a service dog trainer, you will learn how to properly train these incredible dogs and will have them prepared to work with their future handlers. This is a very fulfilling career… Read more »

What You’ll Learn in a Behavior & Obedience Dog Trainer Program

No matter what specific dog training you’re interested in, you’ll need to use proper behavior and obedience techniques to have dogs work with you in a positive manner. Understanding why dogs act the way they do, what motivates the dog into acceptable action, and how to make corrections to their behavior is essential for a… Read more »

Life as a Student at the Dog Trainer College

Let’s attempt to illustrate what a typical day looks like at Conifer Canine’s Dog Trainer College.  But, one of the advantages of attending the dog trainer school is that no two days are exactly alike. Once you decide to become a professional dog trainer, apply online here. We’ll get back with you ASAP with your… Read more »

German Shepherd Temperament

After earnestly working/breeding/training German Shepherds for at least 30 years, Max von Stephantitz wrote, “I cannot remember a single shepherd dog who was not in love with children.” That is a far cry from where the breed is in America today.  Unfortunately, many GSDs cannot be trusted around children.  The reasons for this are numerous… Read more »

The Best Dog Breeds That Are Commonly Used for Protection

If you are looking for the right dog to protect you, your family, or be used for protection, keep in mind that some dogs were naturally born as great guard dogs. More protective dogs have a stronger sense of loyalty and are usually very observant and well-behaved. If you’re looking for a security dog, typically,… Read more »

What Are The Main Differences Between an Emotional Support Dog and a Service Dog?

Dogs have a variety of different jobs in the workforce. Each job has its own responsibilities, and the terms and tasks are not considered interchangeable. With that said, many people often confuse the difference between an emotional support dog and a service dog. Although their titles may sound similar, these dogs have very different roles. … Read more »