Are Doggy Daycares Profitable? - Good Dog Academy Blog

Uncategorized Oct 23, 2021

 The COVID-19 pandemic has changed so many lives. During the pandemic, many people moved to work from home temporarily. Many of these folks brought a dog into their lives, and the term "Pandemic  Puppies" was coined.  

Many have now transitioned back to work and are no longer working from home. This leaves the dogs, who were once so accustomed to having someone at home, alone and suffering from separation anxiety or other problem behaviours. This has left many dog owners seeking Doggie Daycare services for their lonely pets.  

What The Statistics Tell Us

Reviewlation states in 2021, the Canadian pet market is worth around  $9.5 billion. The pandemic brought an overall 18% upsurge in pet ownership in Canada, and 57% of these people got a new dog into their home. 

According to Review Moose, 35% of Canadians own a dog, and even if it means going beyond budget limits, owners will do anything to keep their dogs safe, healthy and happy...

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Are Dog Trainers in Demand? - Good Dog Academy Blog

Uncategorized Oct 21, 2021

Now more than ever, qualified Professional Pet Dog Trainers are in high demand. The unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic have changed the way we live our lives.  

During the pandemic, many people temporarily moved to work from home, and many of these folks brought a dog into their lives - coining the term “Pandemic Puppies.”  

This movement has made dog training services one of the fastest-growing sectors in the pet care industry, an industry that is projected to grow by approximately 11% from now until 2024! 

What The Numbers Show

According to American Pet Product Association, in 2020, $103.6 billion was spent on pets in the USA alone, with $10 billion being spent on training. They also state 12.6 million households took in pets between  March and December of 2020.  

Revelation states in 2021 that the Canadian pet market is worth about  $9.5 billion. The pandemic brought an 18% upsurge in pet ownership in ...

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FAQ: Do Dog Trainers Make Good Money?

  • To answer this question, call a few dog training companies in your area. Ask what services they offer and how much they charge. You will be able to approximate what you will make in comparison.
  • Once you do this, you surely answer “yes, dog trainers definitely make good money”!

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FAQ: How Can I Start My Own Dog Business?

  • It is advised to take a business program that has been developed specifically for the dog training industry. So, how do you start your own dog business? Try Good Dog Academy’s Exclusive Business for Professional Pet Dog Trainers.
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FAQ: Do I Have To Go To College To Be A Dog Trainer?

  • Dog trainers are typically expected to have formal training by completing courses at training schools.

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FAQ: What Is The Difference Between A Dog Trainer & A Behaviorist?

  • Though there is some overlap based on experience and level of comfort from the professional, most trainers teach obedience, basic behavior modifications, and specific skills whereas behavior professionals tackle advanced behavior issues such as fear aggression, severe anxiety, compulsive disorders, and other challenges.

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FAQ: How Long Does It Take To Get A Dog Training Certificate?

  • A thorough and broad-based education can take up to 7 months. This number depends on the student’s other commitments and ability to learn. This is for a foundation certificate.

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FAQ: How Do Professional Dog Trainers Train Dogs?

  • Positive reinforcement trainers often use verbal cues, hand signals, treats, clickers, toys, and even games to help modify behaviour, correct bad habits, and even to teach tricks. Trainers use both positive reinforcement (giving rewards) and negative punishment (taking away rewards.)

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FAQ: How Much Money Can You Make Training Dogs?

  • A novice dog trainer with a good solid education can ask for anywhere between $45 - $65 per hour depending on location and other factors. Some trainers earn upwards of $125 per hour once they have a great deal of experience and have continued their education to include specialty and advanced training. This also depends on location and other factors.

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FAQ: How Do I Become A Certified Dog Trainer in Canada?

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