Tag: Become a Dog Trainer

How Technology Could Teach an Old Dog New Ways

Technology can teach old dogs new ways

People have been using the saying, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks,” for years now. It suggests that, by the time a person or pet reaches a certain age, they can’t be taught to change their behaviors and learn new ways to act. But a study that was done in Vienna, Austria recently… Read more »

Service Dogs Lower PTSD Symptoms Among War Veterans

Service Dog for PTSD Suffers

There are many war veterans who are, unfortunately, dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of their service to the country. PTSD is a very serious mental health issue that can make it extremely difficult for those who suffer from it. They can have trouble going about their everyday lives, and in worst-case scenarios,… Read more »

Dog Trainer Certification Matters

Is it important for dog trainers to be certified?  Yes. Is it important where dog trainers receive their certification?  Yes! Yes! Your graduation certificate is only as good as the institution who gave it.  Therefore, your potential clients want to know that you attended and passed a trainer course from a reputable school.  As one… Read more »

Differences of Opinion and Phraseology

One thing that confuses budding dog trainers is the differences of opinion among dog trainers. If you’ve had the unfortunate lot of “too many chiefs and not enough Indians,” then you’re in for some frustration and even aggravation. Most trainers with experience will be able to get to the finished product.  However their methods of… Read more »

Become a Certified Dog Trainer in 2017

Does your current job have you down? Do you love dogs? With the new year just around the corner, maybe it’s time to make a change! Maybe you should choose a more fulfilling career path and become a certified dog trainer! A new year means a new you, so what better time to make a… Read more »

Certified Dog Trainer’s Advantage

Certification as a dog trainer means that your skills have been discovered or created, assessed, tested, and proven.  At the Dog Trainer College, certification is received after the student has been a part of classroom instruction, book-work, oversight from experienced trainers/instructors during training sessions, and successful completion of real-life training testing.  Herein the student’s skills… Read more »

Dog Trainer Career Outlook

Those who are looking to become a dog trainer are about to read some very exciting news! The field of dog training has seen nearly explosive growth in recent years.  And the great news is…the market is nowhere near full.  The US Dept. of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics gives animal trainers a 15% growth… Read more »

Dog Training is a Specialized Skill

Professional dog training is an extremely specialized skill.  Those wanting to become a certified dog trainer cannot simply apply at a state university and enroll in a dog training career path.  It simply is not offered there. Dog trainer schools are a few and far between.  Attending a reputable trainer school will probably mean travel… Read more »

A Career Investment

An education at the Dog Trainer College is an investment.  There are certainly costs involved however those sacrifices will be rewarded many times over to those who apply themselves.  Some misinformed people feel that an education or career as a dog trainer is a low-scale accomplishment.  Nothing could be further from the truth!  Much like… Read more »

Unique, Non-traditional Education

What makes an education at the Dog Trainer College so unique?  Thanks for asking. The training venue is set up completely different than traditional classrooms.  Here, you’re not stuck in a stuffy classroom all day.  Yes, an education at DTC includes lectures and classwork.  But one of the huge advantages of our type of education… Read more »