If you want to be a successful pet dog trainer, there's quite a few skills that you'll need to master. Being able to train a dog is really just the beginning.
Dr. Ian Dunbar has been studying and training dogs for his entire life and he invented the modern, off-leash puppy training class. His advice will help you on the path to becoming the best, most outstanding dog training you can be.
If you're interested in starting a career as a dog trainer, or if you're already a professional dog trainer and you're looking to get better and to make your business more profitable, this course is designed for you. It's designed to help you focus in on the most important skills and knowledge that you'll need to acquire to be a top-notch dog trainer.
The Top Ten Tips:
1. What's Common & What's Not.
2. What's Dangerous & What's Not.
3. Pros and Cons of Different Training Techniques.
4. How to Phase out Training Tools.
5. Kibble, Not Treats.
6. How to Reward Effectively.
7. How to Effectively Eliminate Undesirable Behavior.
8. Clients are not Trainers.
9 People Skills.
10. Proactive Promotion & Marketing in the Community.
Dr. Ian Dunbar is one of the world's most respected experts on dog training and behavior. He received his veterinary degree and a Special Honors degree in Physiology & Biochemistry from the Royal Veterinary College (London University) plus a doctorate in animal behavior from the Psychology Department at UC Berkeley, where he researched the development of social hierarchies and aggression in domestic dogs.
He has authored numerous books and DVDs about puppy/dog behavior and training, including AFTER You Get Your Puppy, How To Teach A New Dog Old Tricks and the SIRIUS® Puppy Training video.
In 1982, Dr. Dunbar designed and taught the world's very first off-leash puppy socialization and training classes -- SIRIUS® Puppy Training. Subsequently, he created and developed the San Francisco SPCA's Animal Behavior Department, the American Kennel Club's Gazette "Behavior" column, which he wrote for seven years, and the K9 GAMES®, which were first held in San Francisco in 1993 and continue as annual events in Japan and France. He hosted the popular UK television series Dogs With Dunbar for five seasons and has appeared on numerous radio and television programs, including the Today Show (US) and Dash Village (Japan).