Peaceable Paws Level 1 Intern Academy:
Premier Dog Trainer Instruction
Do you want to…
Make a career out of training dogs?
Become an expert trainer for your own sake?
Improve your work with shelter dogs?
Prepare for your CPDT exam?
Then come to the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains for this intensive 6-day academy on dog training and behavior taught by Pat Miller and Lisa Waggoner. Whatever your background, this course will give you the foundation required for professional dog training—and is the first step toward Pat Miller Certification.
After spending 6 days working with an untrained shelter dog, graduates come away with a thorough understanding of how dogs think and learn, improved training skills, new professional relationships, and insight into the work and business of being a dog trainer.
When: April 7–12, 2014 and September 8–13, 2014
Where: Cold Nose College Training & Education Center, Murphy, NC (map)
Who for: Dog trainers at all levels, shelter workers, and dog training hobbyists.
Duration: 6 days
Class size: 8 students
CEUs: Approved for 22 CEUs
- Lay a solid theoretical and practical foundation in the scientific principles of behavior and learning and their application to the real world of dog training
- Explore the dog training profession from the perspective of business practice and ethics
- Provide an opportunity for dog trainers to share, compare, analyze and hone their positive training and behavior tools and methods
- Graduates of the program should be well equipped to return home and apply their knowledge effectively in an existing training business or during apprenticeships and other ongoing learning experiences.
Pat Miller, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, is the owner of Peaceable Paws, Director of the Peaceable Paws Academies, and an internationally acclaimed trainer and seminar speaker. She is the training editor for the Whole Dog Journal and the award-winning author of five books on dog training and behavior.
Lisa Waggoner, CPDT-KA, PMCT-2, is the founder of Cold Nose College and a trainer and behavior consultant to clients throughout the southeast. She’s a regular dog training columnist for the Cherokee Scout Newspaper, a DVD Reviewer for The APDT Chronicle of the Dog, a contributor to the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainer’s newsletter, and a dog∗tec Certified Dog Walker / Instructor.
Click here for Registration Information through Peaceable Paws.