Start and Grow Your Dog Training Business

Turn your passion for dog training into a cherished business.

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Learn how to start, run, and grow a successful dog training business.

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Listen to the best industry tips for running a successful dog training business.

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Read about the best business practices for modern dog trainers from experts.

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“Ines McNeil, the founder of The Modern Dog Trainer, is the perfect blend of dog trainer and business builder. She brings a clear understanding of the trials and tribulations of being a dog trainer with the expert acumen of marketing and audience targeting. Her desire to help people build the business of their dreams drives her to provide ideas and support for all members of the dog training industry. Combining a love of dogs and a love of business, Ines shines as an encouraging voice for those struggling with the intricacies of running their own business.”

Kat Camplin, CPDT-KA, KPA-CTP

Owner/Trainer, Romping Dogs

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Recent Blog Posts


A Day In The Life Of A Dog Trainer: Busy & Happy

Our next guest in this series is Claire Brown. Claire has a busy scheduled packed full of training and classes. She is booked six weeks out and typically runs lessons six to seven days a week while also doing guest training sessions for other dog trainers and starting...

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Learning From Dog Training Legends: Debbie Martin

Our next guest in this "Learning from Legends" series is Debbie Martin. (You can read the previous interview with Dr. Susan Friedman here.) Debbie Martin is a Veterinary Technician Specialist in Behavior. Her and her husband, Dr. Kenneth Martin, co-authored the book...

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Dog Training Business Tools and Courses

12-Week Start Your Dog Training Business Course

This email course walks you through all the difficult parts of starting your business as a professional dog trainer.

14-Page Business Plan Template for Dog Trainers

A fill-in-the-blank business plan for solo dog trainers. Outline the specifics you’ll need for your new dog training business.

DIY SEO for Dog Trainers Course

In this 5 week course, you’ll learn how to improve your website so that potential clients can find you on sites like Google.

10 Customizable Dog Training Business Bundle

A bundle of customizable forms and email templates you can use immediately to effectively communicate with your clients.

Mastermind Group

Join a group of driven and like-minded professional dog trainers that want to start and grow a successful dog training business. We meet on a regular basis to share challenges, accomplishments, and help each other stay motivated throughout this process.

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Discuss your dog training business with like-minded modern dog trainers in our active Facebook Group.

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