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ABC Certified Dog Trainer Database

Animal Behavior College, Inc. (ABC) is proud to offer dog owners the ability and convenience to search for an ABC Certified Dog Trainer in their area.

While this directory only represents a small fraction of ABC graduates, each dog trainer has a working dog obedience school or company and has successfully completed ABC’s Dog Obedience Instructor Training Program. Requirements for graduation include the extensive study of the scientific principles of how dogs learn, in addition to, hands-on testing by some of the most talented dog training professionals in the industry.

What is an ABC Certified Dog Trainer

ABC Certified Dog Trainers understand the importance of teaching new behaviors through luring, shaping, capturing or molding and have mastered the behavioral principles of operant conditioning.

ABC Certified Dog Trainers have been taught to use positive motivation training techniques as their primary training tool which will allow your dog to learn the desired behaviors while keeping alive the unique spark that makes your dog so special to you.

An ABC Certified Dog Trainer:

  • Loves all dogs and their people too
  • Believes that all new behaviors should be taught through luring, shaping, capturing or molding
  • Does not subscribe to nor condemn other dog training professionals for their beliefs
  • Has been educated in and understands the benefits of professional dog training with operant conditioning
  • Has lots of tools in the toolbox and knows how to use them
  • Knows there is always more to learn and attends seminars, workshops and conferences as often as possible
  • Has a strong sense of ethics which is applied in their business practice
  • Has patience and understands that anger and abuse have no place in dog training
  • Is professional at all times
  • Treats their students (both two and four legged) with respect, kindness, empathy, compassion, kinship and encouragement
  • Is passionate about living and working with dogs
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Although Animal Behavior College, Inc. is proud of each and every ABC Certified Professional Dog Trainer, we are a learning institution and do not represent, warranty or guarantee products or services furnished by our graduates.

To learn more about our certified professional dog trainers and dog obedience training schools, feel free to contact us, or find a dog trainer by using the drop down box for your state above.

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