Positive Dog Trainers Academy (PDTA) offers the opportunity to obtain certification in the science of dog training, whether you have prior experience in dog training or want to follow a new career path. Our certified instructors can teach you the science of force free training by using the positive reinforcement method, the only method supported by a vast body of research over the last 10 years that is acknowledged as humane in all circumstances. Our instructors are totally committed to companion dog training and to enriching relationships between people and their canine friends.

At Positive Dog Trainers Academy, you will have the opportunity to attend quality theoretical as well as  classroom courses  that will provide you with the knowledge to ensure your success as a professional dog trainer. You will also receive hands-on training opportunities with a wide range of dogs with different personalities and temperaments that will offer you the experience you need to be a competent and successful professional dog trainer.

Understanding that not all dogs are alike, we teach multiple methods so as to equip you to handle a variety of training issues.  You will also have the opportunity to work with rescue dogs, giving you real-world experience with dogs of varying temperaments.  We also teach you how to instruct and work with people, not just dogs, so you will be more confident when working with future clients. Our well-rounded approach, thoroughly prepares you for a future career in professional dog training. In order to graduate, students are required   to pass all course requirements and demonstrate their ability to train.


Courses and workshops

We are proud to work in collaboration with and recommend the following

Robin Waite
UK sniffer dogs
Canine Confidence
Do no harm dog training
Positive Dog Training Academy
Canine Hoopers World
Nosey Barker
Canine Principles
Sarah Whitehead
Kids around dogs
The Holistic Grooming Academy
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