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Webinar:Becoming a Dog Trainer: What do you need to know? (CEUs=.5)

What do you need to know to become a dog trainer? This approximately 40-minute webinar is an information-packed preview of the online certificate course
(Starts Oct 21-Nov 27, 2018), “Dog Training 101: What every dog trainer needs to know.”
This webinar will provide a broad overview of the best practices professional dog trainers need to know, as well as teach you how to evaluate educational resources, certification options, and how to be sure you are getting the most from your educational
dollar. This webinar answers the following questions: If you want to get started as a dog trainer today, but don’t know where or how to start, what’s the first thing you can do?
What are the characteristics of a qualified mentor or dog training course instructor?
What do you need to know before taking on aggression cases?
How can you use current technology to improve your dog training skills?
Where can you find information to develop your knowledge and expertise?
Learning Objectives:
State the legal requirements for dog trainers in the U.S.;
Understand minimal knowledge and experience requirements;
Understand how to evaluate educational opportunities;
Review available certifications for dog trainers;
Understand business and career opportunities for dog trainers.

Sarah Filipiak, CDBC has been training dogs since age 8. A longtime volunteer with humane societies and dog rescue groups, Sarah began training professionally in 2001 after failing to find appropriate puppy classes for her second competition dog. Best Pets Dog Training LLC is the result of Sarah’s obsession with dogs combined with her passion for teaching others how to relate to animals. Sarah served a five-year term on the board of and is a Certified Dog Behavior


If you need CEUS for CCPDT or IABBC you must e-mail a copy of your certificate of completion and your CCPDT certificate number to
Note once a webinar is purchased no refunds will be given