FAQ: Is Being A Dog Trainer Hard?

  • 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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FAQ: What skills do you need to be a dog trainer?

  • 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 program.

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FAQ: Is dog training a good career?

  • 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 career.

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FAQ: Can you make a living as a dog trainer?

  • 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 up to $53,000 yearly, and up to $125 per hour.

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FAQ: How long does it take to get certified as a dog trainer?

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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