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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 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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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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The Best Dog Trainer School - Good Dog Academy dog trainer education Aug 21, 2020

Good Dog Academy is the best choice for your professional pet dog training education. Our foundation and flagship dog program, Professional Pet Dog Trainer Certificate (PPDT), will provide everything you need to know to get started in the diverse pet dog industry. It will open doors that you...

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