Course Overview

The Dog Trainer College offers an array of courses to help you become a confident, competent and effective dog trainer. The Master Trainer comprehensive course combines the skills and techniques of other courses so you will learn how to teach dogs in obedience training, protection, scent detection, service dog training, human remains detection, man-trailing, police/military k9 work, as well as Search and Rescue. You will also learn integrative business marketing techniques and management skills needed to promote your canine business. This course meets Monday-Friday from 9am to approximately 4pm (depending upon class size, weather, number of dogs to train, etc). The Master Trainer schedule includes start dates of February 27 and July 5, 2023.  DTC also offers a unique hybrid Master Trainer Program with online learning that includes two weeks of Instruction on-site at our Training Center.

The more services you offer, the more potential there is for income! Graduates of the Master Trainer course will be ready to start or expand their business and train many different types of dogs in any role. Call today for more information or apply online to become a dog trainer or expand your skills. Please note that the Master Trainer Course is only available in the Spring (March) and Summer (July) semesters.

Both financial aid and/or lodging is available, if needed. With our competitive financing options, you can take this tremendous course for as little as $375/month*.

Graduates receive certification as a Master Dog Trainer.

Please note:  All students in this course will be involved as a decoy, helper, and handler. This will include bite-work with dogs in real-life settings. While safety measures will be in place, injury and/or death is a possibility.  Those who are unwilling to be involved in this element of training should not apply to the Master Trainer course.
*Rates and terms will vary according to individual credit score, co-signer (if any), and amount of down payment.