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.
is an ABC Certified Dog Trainer?
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.
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.
ABC Certified Dog Trainer:
all dogs and their people too
that all new behaviors should be taught through luring,
shaping, capturing or molding
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
lots of tools in the toolbox and knows how to use them
there is always more to learn and attends seminars, workshops
and conferences as often as possible
a strong sense of ethics which is applied in their business
patience and understands that anger and abuse have no
place in dog training
professional at all times
their students (both two and four legged) with respect,
kindness, empathy, compassion, kinship and encouragement
passionate about living and working with dogs
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.