Finding a good dog trainer isn’t easy. There is no overarching certification organization for dog training as a career, so just anyone can go print cards and be in business, which means dog trainers are a dime a dozen. The problem is that no training is actually better than bad training. Serious damage can be done by bad training. It’s a lot harder to fix a dog who’s been poorly trained than it is to start training fresh with an untrained dog. Every day I get messages from people who invested time......
Dog training is a fast-growing career field, and for good reason. More than ever, pets are becoming kids for people, and as Earth’s population grows, there are more dogs than ever. In 2012, 36.5% of US households owned a dog totaling 69,920,000 dogs. By 2015, those numbers jumped to 44% and 78,000,000. There is a huge need for good, experienced dog trainers. If you love dogs and people, and you’re interested in becoming a trainer, this blog post is for you! FINANCES As much as we’d all love to live on hopes......