Basic family dog training. This course is hands on with up to 20 dogs. The trainee will get to go behind the scenes with the trainers and be hands on with training. The trainee will also get to sit in on actual lessons with clients both at the facility and at the clients home. All aspects of Level 1 and Level 2 Training will be covered. Problem Solving, Obedience, Manners, and Management will all be covered so that the trainee will be able to function as a base level trainer upon completion.
After the trainee has mastered the basics he/she can return for more advanced training. The trainer will be involved in training service dogs and therapy dogs, as well as learning how to start agility training, advanced obedience, and/or level 1 protection. The trainee will be involved in the service and therapy dog lessons, and outings. Rehab dogs will be worked with and discussed based upon what is in the kennel at the time.
After the trainee has worked in the industry for at least a year, he/she can return for Certified Master Trainer Certification. The one year experience can be working for clients or working for a trainer. This level includes business operations, sales training, advanced training of the type that the student is most interested in. This will be discussed prior to the start of the course in the case that the trainer would like to bring their own dog.
Trainers will have an opportunity but not a guarantee of becoming an affiliate or to purchase a Trademark License.