Tag: Become a Dog Trainer

Becoming a Good Decoy

The “bad guy” in Schutzhund or other competition sports as well as protection and police dog training goes by a number of names, including decoy, agitator, helper, and others.  His job is made to look easy by online videos and by some “backyard wanna-bees.”  However, becoming a good decoy is a skill that takes some… Read more »

Why a Dog Trainer School?

A School for Dog Trainers is just that… a school where trainers are trained. To be complete, the courses should be very thorough and taught by qualified instructors. If these are the case, the school will be a tremendous asset to those seeking knowledge in the dog training field. Why attend Dog Trainer School? Many… Read more »

Hands-on course vs. Online course

Online courses for dog training fill a need, typically for those who simply cannot travel. But dog training is very hands-on and practical. It is worth a little travel to find a reputable trainer school that offers the course/s that you wish to Major in. It is impossible to learn how to juggle a leash,… Read more »

Professional trainer perks

What makes training dogs on a professional level so rewarding?  We’re glad you asked 🙂 First of all, there is the reward of knowing you have completed a job correctly.  The satisfaction of a client evaluation form giving you a “thumbs-up” is a prize in itself.  There is the self-satisfaction of knowing you gave your… Read more »

Online course vs Hands-on

Those looking online to find out how to become a dog trainer are in for some strong marketing strategies.  Their are myriads of online courses promising to teach the student how to train dogs. Online courses for dog training fill a need, typically for those who simply cannot travel.  But dog training is very hands-on… Read more »