Dog Trainer Professional Course

The Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) Dog Trainer Professional program takes an innovative approach to developing and supporting outstanding positive reinforcement trainers who teach the general public. Our course combines online learning with hands-on teaching from some of the most experienced teachers in the field. Graduates become part of a community of trainers who demonstrate a consistent level of excellence and represent themselves and the Karen Pryor Academy name proudly.

Approaching Deadlines

Program Location Application Deadline
Boulder, CO (Regional Format) |Lindsay Wood June 1, 2018
St. Louis, MO (Regional Format) |Laurie Luck June 1, 2018
Minneapolis, MN (Regional Format)|Shelly Brouwer July 23, 2018
Columbus, OH (Regional Format) |Sherrie Yuschak July 27, 2018

View full Dog Trainer Professional schedule here.

Choose your program format

KPA offers three different formats of the Dog Trainer Professional program. The curriculum covered in all formats of the Dog Trainer Professional program is the same. Explore each of these below.

Course Benefits

  • Educational. Take your teaching and training skills to the next level.
  • Real. Learn hands-on from our accomplished faculty in workshops.
  • Convenient. Study online at your convenience.
  • Collegial. Join a network of positive reinforcement trainers.
  • Smart. Accelerate your career with our unparalleled marketing support.
  • Rewarding. Earn CEUs from IAABC and CCPDT.