Considering an Online Dog Training Certification?

Penn Foster Career School has proven itself as a leader in certifying students in dog training to become successful dog trainers, dog control officers, guide dog instructors, guide dog trainers, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are currently 10,080 individuals employed as animal trainers in America, and their average annual salary is $31,080. Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers make on average $23,400 per year and there are about 71,350 of them employed today .

Dog Training Common Job Tasks
  • petting dogs.
  • playing with dogs.
  • training dogs to perform at dog shows.
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Dog Obedience Trainer/Instructor

If you want to teach pet owners the art of handling their animals, prepare dogs for security or law-enforcement work, work for an established training center or even start your own business, the Dog Obedience Trainer Instructor Program from Penn Foster Career School is for you. You'll learn: To understand dog behavior, communication, and use of the senses How to influence dog behavior using conditioning and reinforcement Housetraining, crate training, hunting training, and basic veterinary issues How to deal with behavior problems and teach competition obedience

Dog Training Programs by State & City

Top 20 US Dog Training Schools (campus and online)

Duke University
Total Programs 77
Number of Subjects 76
Rank in USA 15th
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Total Programs 215
Number of Subjects 164
Rank in USA 23rd
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Total Programs 243
Number of Subjects 168
Rank in USA 26th
Ohio State University-Main Campus
Total Programs 202
Number of Subjects 150
Rank in USA 33rd
Texas A & M University
Total Programs 167
Number of Subjects 135
Rank in USA 36th
University of California-Davis
Total Programs 160
Number of Subjects 114
Rank in USA 41st
Michigan State University
Total Programs 220
Number of Subjects 164
Rank in USA 45th
University of California-Santa Barbara
Total Programs 99
Number of Subjects 84
Rank in USA 50th
Indiana University-Bloomington
Total Programs 162
Number of Subjects 121
Rank in USA 59th
University of Connecticut
Total Programs 191
Number of Subjects 146
Rank in USA 63rd
North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Total Programs 175
Number of Subjects 137
Rank in USA 70th
University of Vermont
Total Programs 141
Number of Subjects 127
Rank in USA 113th
Auburn University Main Campus
Total Programs 131
Number of Subjects 128
Rank in USA 115th
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Total Programs 139
Number of Subjects 125
Rank in USA 121st
Ohio University-Main Campus
Total Programs 183
Number of Subjects 158
Rank in USA 128th
Washington State University
Total Programs 2
Number of Subjects 93
Rank in USA 131st
College of Saint Benedict
Total Programs 58
Number of Subjects 61
Rank in USA 135th
Western Washington University
Total Programs 153
Number of Subjects 121
Rank in USA 143rd
Texas Tech University
Total Programs 183
Number of Subjects 154
Rank in USA 150th
Saint Johns University
Total Programs 59
Number of Subjects 63
Rank in USA 156th