Behavior and obedience training is one of the most used and important training types in a dog trainer’s repertoire. Dog Trainer College’s dog obedience trainer course teaches you how to reinforce obedience, positive behaviors, and a trainable disposition in dogs so they can become loved and loyal pets. You will learn cutting-edge, balanced methods and techniques while working with a variety of dogs and experienced trainers, so you will be ready to teach and handle the types of dogs you can expect to handle in a professional dog trainer setting
Graduates receive certification as a professional dog trainer.
This intense, multi-faceted six-week course includes basic and advanced obedience training as well as identifying many problem behaviors and developmental issues. You will learn about different types of canine aggression and how to curtail these behaviors effectively. You will also learn about puppy development, house training, socialization and first aid, as well as skills you will need to run a business such as kennel management, marketing, and web design. This course meets Monday-Friday from 9am to approximately 4pm (depending upon class size, weather, number of dogs to train, etc). The start dates for this class are March 7, July 5, and October 3, 2022. Classes are held on-site at our facility near Spencer, IN.
Learn more about this course below and apply online to get started. Sign up for top-notch dog training courses and put effective, progressive training techniques and comprehensive knowledge to work at your new or existing dog training business.
Both financial aid and/or housing is available, if needed. With our competitive financing options, you can take this progressive course for as little as $100/month.* The Behavior/Obedience course is eligible to be covered by GI Bill education benefits for US veterans.
“This school is exemplary. It is comprised of professionals who really know what they are doing with dogs. To top it off, they are all excellent teachers. I loved my Behavior/Obedience class and I am going to be returning for the Master Trainer (course) and I couldn’t be more excited!” (Kathryn, Indiana)
*Rates and term will vary according to individual credit score, co-signer (if any), and amount of down payment.
Student analysis: “Thankfully, I found Conifer Canine. Not only did I learn how to properly communicate with dogs, I also now have all the tools and knowledge to begin my own dog trainer business. I cannot recommend the Dog Trainer College enough!”
Student analysis: “The ration of in-class work and lectures gives you a broad knowledge of different techniques, theory, and history of the dog training profession.”
Student analysis: “I absolutely love the hands-on emphasis at the Dog Trainer College!”