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.
- 1. What's Common & What's Not FREE TRIAL
- 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
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Dr. Ian Dunbar
World-renowned dog trainer, veterinarian, and animal behaviorist
About the instructor
Dr. Ian Dunbar is one of the world's most respected experts on dog training and behavior. He grew up on a farm, training cows, chickens and yes, dogs. He received his veterinary degree from the Royal Veterinary College at London University and his doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley.
In 1982, he 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, he started the American Kennel Club's Gazette "Behavior" column, which he wrote for seven years, and he designed and organized the K9 GAMES®.
In 1993, he founded the Association of Professional Dog Trainers. With over 5000 members in 48 countries, the APDT has grown to be the world's largest association of dog trainers.
He has authored numerous books and videos, including five seasons of Dogs with Dunbar, a popular television program in the UK.
He has given over one thousand seminars and workshops around the world and has been instrumental in the rise of reward-based, fun and games, scientifically sound dog training methods.
What others have been saying about this course:
The course is short indeed but so informative! There're plenty of extremely useful tips and loads of things you need to think about. Thank you very much, Ian, for this course!
When I started dog training 20 plus years ago, Dr Dunbar was my inspiration. It seems he is still teaching me! The tips in these videos not only affirmed that I am doing a lot of things right, they made me reevaluate other things that I can cert...
Top Ten Tips to Become a Successful Dog Trainer
The course is very informative filled with key points that trainers not always think of. It is definitely worth watching. Dr Dunbar's enthusiasm and experience shines through in this course. It gave me quite a few things to think about, and actual...
The title is great and straight to the point. It made me interested right off.
Dr. Dunbar, I have attended your science based training seminar and it was the best thing I ever did in my business. I am starting a business in a new town where I am not known and loved like I was in St. Louis. The first thing I did was go to Ser...
Title is simple and accurate
Content provided excellent basics for trainers and was clear and concise. I liked the phrase "If you lose the owner you lose the dog." I volunteer my training as a community service for the love of dogs and have 0% attrition in class attendance...