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.
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.
Behavioral Topics (PDFs)
Babies and Dogs Barking Bite Prevention Breeds for Different Lifestyles Breed Selection Canine Cough Chewing Clicker Training with Puppies Conditioning the Canine Athlete Crate Training Digging House Soiling House Training How Dogs Learn Hyperactivity Jumping Up Managing a Multiple Dog Household Play and Exercise Problem Prevention Pulling on the Leash Puppy Socialization Reasons to Spay and Neuter Relocating With Your Pet Senior Dogs Separation Anxiety Stealing Summer Pet Tips Training a Reliable Recall Traveling With Your Pet