Valuable Links for Dog Trainers


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Build Your Website

  • BlueHost – Host your website.
  • WordPress – Popular and free website builder. (BlueHost offers a super-easy, one-click install so no need to download it.)

Business Resources for Dog Trainers

Marketing Resources for Dog Trainers

  • The Pinterest Strategy Guide – A powerful, actionable book to grow your presences on Pinterest to help your business reach new audiences.
  • Facebook Strategies eBook – Master Facebook marketing to grow your business and attract your favorite kinds of clients.

Apps for Dog Trainers

Blogs for Dog Trainers

Courses for Dog Trainers

  • How to Start a Successful Dog Training Business Course by The Modern Dog Trainer – A 12-week email course to help you launch your business successfully from how to file for an LLC to choosing the right services to marketing on Facebook or Google.
  • IAABC Online Mentor Program – Animal behavior and training professionals can receive individualized coaching, advice and support from recognized experts in the field.
  • The Academy for Dog Trainers – The Academy is virtual so you can take the courses from anywhere with a laptop. They include weekly webinars and discussions to further develop a sense of community and utilize video coaching to practice training mechanics.
  • Susan Friedman’s Living and Learning With Animals Course – An absolute necessity for all animal trainers as it dives into the basic principles of learning theory, applied behavior analysis, and science-based animal training. This course is college-level and has a great online community forum to discuss ideas and work through the program.
  • Karen Pryor Academy – The Karen Pryor Academy or KPA is extremely well-known in the dog training industry. They are the go-to experts for clicker training around the world.
  • Victoria Stilwell Academy – The Victoria Stilwell Academy teaches dog training foundations as well as how to manage and communicate with clients and run a successful business.
  • Become a Pro Dog Trainer by Sarah Filipiak – Sarah’s new 6-week online course walks you through the core principles of professional dog training. She teaches the foundations you’ll need to know to train dogs.

Podcasts for Dog Trainers

Professional Organizations for Dog Trainers

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