Dog Obedience Instructor Training Program

Learn to Become a Dog Trainer

 



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Do you love dogs? As an ABC Certified Dog Trainer (ABCDT), you will possess the skills necessary to make a difference in the lives of people and dogs you work with. Since a well-trained dog may remain with one family their entire life, the human-animal bond has the opportunity to flourish.  Become an ABC Certified Dog Trainer and help keep dogs in "forever homes" while creating a loving family environment for everyone. This rewarding career could be yours!

Call 1-800-795-3294 today or submit the completed form to request more information.

Curriculum – What You'll Learn

Decades of training experience have been incorporated into this extremely comprehensive positive motivation-based training curriculum, which includes 7 to 21 weeks of hands-on training with an ABC-approved mentor dog trainer. This program also includes your voluntary enrollment in ABC's international dog training and adoption campaign called "Students Saving Lives." This portion of the program allows you to work in a shelter.

Here are the 11 stages that every graduate completes:

  • Stage 1 – A Basic Study of Canines
  • Stage 2 – Learning Theory
  • Stage 3 – A Trainer's Toolbox
  • Stage 4 – Training Fundamentals
  • Stage 5 – How to Teach Basic Obedience Cues
  • Stage 6 – Learning the Art of Effective Problem Solving
  • Stage 7 – Safety
  • Stage 8 – Public Speaking & Teaching Group Classes
  • Stage 9 – Business Building
  • Stage 10 – Shelter Practicum & Externship and Pet CPR & First Aid Certification
  • Stage 11 – Graduation

Affordable Tuition – An Investment in Your Future

Tuition ranges from $3,195 USD to $5,195 USD depending on the payment options you qualify for. 100% financing available with $0 down to qualified individuals. Please contact us directly at 1-800-795-3294 to discuss eligibility requirements and payment arrangements customized to fit your needs.

Mentor Locations in All 50 States and Every Canadian Province

ABC is a viable option for students across the United States and Canada. That's because ABC has over 1,000 contracted mentor dog trainers across North America. Click here for the location nearest you or call 1-800-795-3294 and speak with an admissions counselor directly.

Bring the Classroom to Your Living Room

Our unique course combines the flexibility of home study coupled with invaluable hands-on training experience with an ABC-approved dog trainer. Training has never been more convenient!

Get Started Today

We have open enrollment so your education can begin immediately. A dog training career is about making a difference in the health and lives of animals! Call today.

Do What You Love

According to the American Pet Products Association, annual pet expenditures have grown 113% since 2001 and are expected to exceed $60 billion in 2015. While no school can guarantee employment after graduation, the growth of the animal industry, means that opportunities exist in this industry. 2

Dog Obedience Instructor Course Catalog

The catalog includes general information about the school, the school's policies and its Mission Statement. Please click here to review the Course Catalog.

Contact Us for Free Information or to Enroll Today

Call us directly at 1-800-795-3294 and launch your new career in as little as 12 months.

ABC Supports Military Benefits

Use your MyCAA Benefits and GI Bill to cover the costs of tuition.

US Military Spouses
May Qualify for Free Tuition!
GI Bill Benefits Now Accepted
for the Classroom Training Program

 

 

 

Source:

1.http://www.americanpetproducts.org/press_industrytrends.asp