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Careers That Need Dog Training Experience

Careers That Require Dog Training Experience

If you’re thinking about a career that is rewarding and involves helping others, dog training might be the career for you! Many occupations work closely with canines, where it would be beneficial to know how to train them properly. However, individuals in these professions can’t rely just on their own. First, someone must train the… Read more »

Four Qualities of a Successful Dog Trainer

Dog Trainer with Dog

Like many dog owners, we here at Dog Trainer College understand the value of a trained dog. They’re loyal, obedient, friendly and able to learn new skills over time that could prove useful in a variety of scenarios. But that sort of discipline doesn’t develop overnight. Behind every successful trained dog is a successful dog… 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 »

Are There Job Opportunities for Certified Dog Trainers?

          We are sometimes asked, “What happens after my graduation?  Will there be job opportunities?”  It’s a viable inquiry when looking into any career.  Your investment in an education can make worlds of difference.           The answer to this question is multi-faceted.  First,      there are numerous job opportunities among some of the nation’s leading dog… 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 »

Get on the Trail of Scent Detection Dog Training

With their fantastic sense of smell, dogs can be valuable tools for law enforcement in sniffing out illegal substances, bodies, missing persons and even explosives. Plus, they make pretty great partners for the men and women of the force, too! These dogs, like officers, are only as good as the people who train them. Without… Read more »

The Ins and Outs of Turning Your Pet into a Therapy Dog

Everyone knows that an encounter with a friendly pet can change someone’s mood instantly. That’s why many pet owners lately have been taking steps to have their well-behaved and loving dog trained as a therapy pet. Therapy dogs are different than service animals, like those that watch epilepsy patients for signs of seizure or help… 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 »