Dog Obedience Trainer/Instructor

Career Outlook

Your New Career

When you become a professional Dog Obedience Trainer/Instructor, you'll have plenty of career options. Work for a kennel, an established obedience training school, or even start one of your own. Choose the job that fits your needs best.

There is a constant demand for skilled trainers because of the increasing number of animal owners seeking proper training for their pets. This will ensure jobs for the properly trained obedience instructors who are looking forward to a successful career. Apply the skills you learn in your training program diligently for a successful and secure future.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor projects an increase of more than 20% in the number of employment opportunities for Dog Obedience Trainer/Instructor professionals through 2018.*

Your New Skills

Turn your love of animals into a profitable future. Wherever there are dogs, there is a need for dog obedience trainers and you'll have the skills for the job. Trainers with strong communication skills can reap the benefits of the best job prospects.

You'll learn every important part of being a Dog Obedience Trainer/Instructor:
  • Facts about canine biology and behavior. The right knowledge can earn the respect that comes with the job.
  • Proper equipment and proper voice commands. These are vital to training any dog according to its unique breed.
  • Communication skills. It's necessary to communicate clearly with your clients... dog owners.

Your New Diploma

Earn your Dog Obedience Trainer/Instructor Career Diploma at home in as little as ten months by studying just an hour a day for your new career. Expert instructors and support staff – dedicated to helping you complete your coursework – will be just a phone call or an email away.


* Growth figures represent a ten-year period ending 2018. Source: "National Industry-Occupation Employment Matrix," a publication of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.