K9 Mania Dog Trainer Academy


14 WEEKS - $14,000

Want more for your dog training business? Build a brand that will last a lifetime!

With our 16-week Master Dog Trainer Program, you get to learn everything you need to run a successful business in the dog training industry.

On top of intensive courses on dog training, you’ll get one-on-one coaching on the best practices in the industry such as how to have a better relationship with your clients, how to build, manage, and develop your dog training business, and more!

Already have your plate full? Don’t worry! We make sure that you get a manageable but practical workload so you can explore better opportunities in dog training while you attend to your usual responsibilities.

This part of the course will focus on learning the foundations of dog training such as: operant conditioning, classical conditioning, shaping, luring, and a variety of methods and techniques. 


You will also learn about reinforcement schedules, reinforcement packages, timing, motivation, the 4 stages of learning, the 3 D’s of progression, blue ribbon emotions as well as the importance of home environment structure and boundaries for pet dogs.

This part of the course will focus on the basic mechanics of dog training such as: leash handling, food handling/food luring, leash & prong corrections without dog, e-collar corrections without dog, defensive handling, kennel skills, door manners, verbal markers, prong collar sizing and placement, e collar sizing and placement, and timing of rewards/corrections.

This part of the course will focus on the basic obedience mechanics of dog training after mastery of the Ground Skills. 


You’ll learn and be able to successfully apply ground skills to teach dogs the basic obedience commands: sit, down, come, place & heel (minimum obedience commands).


You’ll also be able to teach dogs with only food; only food and a leash/prong; and teach dogs with a combination of food, leash/prong, and e-collar. 


This portion of the course will also require students to learn how to successfully condition the e-collar and prong collar to dogs. Additionally, supplemental commands may be required to teach dogs (such as “crate”, “let’s go”, “go potty”, “off”, “quiet”, etc.)

This part of the course will focus on teaching dogs household pet manners. You’ll learn how to troubleshoot and apply what they have learned during the Ground Skills and Obedience skills portion of the course to remove problematic behaviors and successfully teach dogs how to have proper house manners. 


You’ll learn how to correct common dog problem behaviors such as: jumping, barking, digging, chewing, counter surfing, trash diving, etc.

This part of the course will focus on learning about dog body language, determining source causes of behavior cases, and how to troubleshoot and apply the training to solve all varying forms of: reactivity, fear, anxiety, aggression, resource guarding and other behavioral issues.

This part of the course will focus on students learning puppy development, socialization, potty training and puppy training.

This part of the course will focus on teaching you how to properly educate clients during: in person 1:1 private lessons, group classes, virtual lessons, midway sessions and go home sessions. 


You’ll learn how to develop your own training programs, training resources to give to clients, and how to properly educate clients and client communication in regards to processes and systems of appointment confirmations, rescheduling, cancellations and follow-ups.

This part of the course will focus on how to successfully conduct sales calls for inbound leads both in person and over the phone.


You’ll also learn how to properly set and manage client expectations as well as how to set the tone for the experience the client will have during the fulfillment of their dog training service.


This part of the course will focus on business development and establishment (LLC, EIN, Website, Basic Bookkeeping, Business Insurance, Contracts, Business Bank Accounts, etc).


You’ll also learn more about social media content generation and business growth derived from social media presence.