Tag: Dog Trainer Courses

Public Access for Service Dogs

There is a large portion of the American public and business owners as to what the legal status of service dogs are.   The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) gives clarification to what is expected. First, the Americans with Disabilities Act defines a service animal as “a dog that is individually trained to do work or… 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 »

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 »

Fully Operational Training Facility

If you have been on our website or visited our Blog, you’ve already heard of the many perks of attending the Dog Trainer College.  But here’s one that may not have hit you yet. Students who attend the Dog Trainer College are able to acquire a top-notch education while observing a fully operational dog training… Read more »

Applied Training Experience

Those who wish to train dogs on a professional level will need a large amount of experience.  Each one of the courses offered at the Dog Trainer College are purposely designed to be largely hands-on; roughly 70%.  A solid dog trainer certification course will include practical training experience. It is true that a good trainer… 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 »