Burlingame, California (San Francisco) | Sarah Owings

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Our 6-month Dog Trainer Professional program offers an in-depth distance learning curriculum that explores the theoretical and practical aspects of animal training, teaching, and business set-up, along with 4 two-day practical workshops.

Students are required to complete both practical and written assignments and assessments, and attend all four workshops. They have the full support of their experienced and skilled KPA-accredited faculty mentor.

This comprehensive six-month course will give all you the knowledge and skills you need to attain to the highest standards of positive reinforcement training, effectively teach these skills to others, and run a successful dog training business.

The DTP is based on the most up-to-date behaviour science, taking you through all levels, from foundation knowledge to advanced concepts in animal training, and also covers behaviour management solutions.

Application and Enrollment Timeline:

On-Site Workshop Dates:

  • Workshop 1: 01/25/18 - 01/26/18
  • Workshop 2: 03/22/18 - 3/23/18
  • Workshop 3: 05/17/18 - 05/18/18
  • Workshop 4: 07/19/18 - 07/20/18


The tuition of this Dog Trainer Professional program is $5,300.

Faculty information:

Sarah Owings


Peninsula Humane Society
Tom & Annette Lantos Center for Compassion
1450 Rollings Rd
Burlingame, CA 94010


Red Roof Inn--San Francisco Airport
777 Airport Blvd, Burlingame
(650) 342-7772

Motel 6
1101 Shoreway Rd.
Belmont, CA
(6 miles from Burlingame)
(888) 690-5247

Wednesday, December 6, 2017