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Are Doggy Daycares Profitable? - Good Dog Academy Blog 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...

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Are Dog Trainers in Demand? - Good Dog Academy Blog 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...

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FAQ: Do Dog Trainers Make Good Money? dog training career frequently asked questions Dec 17, 2020
  • 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 will surely answer “yes, dog trainers definitely make good money”!
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FAQ: How Can I Start My Own Dog Business? dog training career frequently asked questions Dec 17, 2020
  • 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 trainer education frequently asked questions Dec 17, 2020
  • 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? dog trainer education frequently asked questions Dec 17, 2020
  • 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...
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FAQ: How Long Does It Take To Get A Dog Training Certificate? dog trainer education frequently asked questions Dec 17, 2020
  • 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? dog trainer education frequently asked questions Dec 17, 2020
  • 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? dog training career frequently asked questions Dec 17, 2020
  • 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...
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FAQ: How Do I Become A Certified Dog Trainer in Canada? dog training career frequently asked questions Dec 17, 2020
  • To become a certified Professional Pet Dog Trainer in Canada, you need to study both theory and practical techniques. You can get everything you need by enrolling in Good Dog Academy’s Professional Pet Dog Trainer Certificate Program.

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FAQ: How Do I Become A Certified Dog Trainer? dog trainer education frequently asked questions Dec 17, 2020
  • To earn the title of Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed with the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers, you need to successfully complete a 180-question multiple-choice exam and log a minimum of 300 hours training dogs.

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FAQ: What Do Dog Trainers Do? dog training career frequently asked questions Dec 17, 2020
  • A dog trainer is responsible for working with owners to create a unique training program to promote a dog's good behaviour. A few of the main duties of a dog trainer are identifying problem behaviours and developing training plans for the dog.

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