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.

What People Are Saying

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– Russ

Featured Training Tip

Training Tip #3

Of all the aspects of dog ownership, house-training is the most prominent and the most important. From the first day a dog comes into his new home, there is a sense of urgency that pushes us to house-train him as quickly and thoroughly as possible. But, just like any other kind of training, house-training requires patience, persistence, and an understanding of your dog’s instinctive habits. Once your dog is properly trained, he’ll be calmer and happier with his daily routine—and you will, too!

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