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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 formal, science-based education. Anyone who is looking to hire a dog trainer is now looking for a dog trainer with credentials.

There are many things to consider when you are investigating how to become a Certified...

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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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FAQ: Is Being A Dog Trainer Hard? dog training career frequently asked questions Dec 17, 2020
  • Learning to be a dog trainer takes hard work and focus. Usually, people who want to become a dog trainer do so because they are passionate about helping dogs and their families. Formal education is where to start. Work hard, take continuing education and enjoy the dogs and people along the way.
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Dog Training As A Career dog training career Dec 17, 2020

As far as career options go, dog training is a powerful and rewarding choice for those who feel the need to help dogs develop strong and loving relationships with the humans they share their lives with.

With so many families inviting dogs into their homes to live life as part of their family, dog...

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FAQ: What skills do you need to be a dog trainer? frequently asked questions Dec 17, 2020
  • Patience, consistency, and excellent communication skills (both verbal and nonverbal) help a trainer to effectively teach their canine and human clients. The majority of dog trainers are self-employed, though some may work for a head trainer or as a part of a pet store's obedience training...
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FAQ: Is dog training a good career? frequently asked questions Dec 17, 2020
  • Dog training can be a viable part-time career option, allowing the trainer to keep the security of working a full-time day job while offering training services on nights and weekends. Once demand reaches a sufficient level, the trainer can make the transition from a part-time job to a full-time...
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FAQ: Can you make a living as a dog trainer? frequently asked questions Nov 19, 2020
  • Dog trainers have high earning potential depending on whether they develop their own business, the facility they work at, the experience they have and the special skills they're able to deliver. Some dog obedience trainers can make over $60,000 yearly, and up to $125 per hour.

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FAQ: How long does it take to get certified as a dog trainer? frequently asked questions Nov 19, 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.

Written by Good Dog Academy

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How To Make Money Working With Dogs - Good Dog Academy dog training career Sep 17, 2020

You have always loved dogs, and you have a natural way with them. You are considering a career that allows you to make money by helping dogs and their families as a professional pet dog trainer. Naturally, you have some questions about making money working with pets and dogs, and maybe you are...

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Do You Need Qualifications To Be A Dog Trainer? dog trainer education Sep 17, 2020

You want to start your career in pet dog training to become a dog trainer. It’s your dream job! You love dogs and they love you and you want nothing more than a career that will help dogs and their families to live richer fuller lives. 

The big question is “How does one become a...

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