Our Academy

Starmark Academy for professional dog trainers has class sessions of four, eight, and twelve weeks year round, and offers onsite housing. Subjects include basic and advanced obedience, dog sports, behavior modification, kennel and breeding management, personal protection, police K9 training, search and rescue, retriever training, assisted therapy, explosive and narcotic detection, and much more. Here, students will learn all aspects of training and behavior and will receive certification upon completion of curriculum.

Starmark Academy

Our school for dog trainers is a state approved trade school that offers certification in the science of dog training. The Academy is listed with Veterans Vocational Rehabilitation for Chapter 31 benefits and is also INS approved for international students. Starmark Academy offers financial aid, if qualified, through Sallie Mae. We also offer career counseling and a placement assistance program. Visit www.schoolfordogtrainers.com for more information.

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– Dave

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It’s natural for dogs to form attachments to human members of the household, but when does that attachment become destructive? Separation anxiety is a condition in which the dog displays excessive anxiety when apart from the people to whom he is attached. With patience, separation anxiety can be prevented, managed, and even eradicated.

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