Dog Training Apprenticeship Program

Let Canine Solutions help you release your inner dog trainer with our immersive apprenticeship program

Canine Solutions’ 3 Level Apprenticeship Program is designed to support and empower the next generation of Positive Reinforcement Dog Trainers. Each level is designed to be completed at your own pace. A full-time apprentice (12 hours/week) should expect to accrue enough hours to sit for their certification exam within approximately 9 months.

Students who commit to the full 3 level course can expect to be prepared to pass the Certified Professional Dog Trainer- Knowledge Assessed. Feel confident knowing you have the skills and experience necessary to be a successful and effective dog trainer.

Work study options are available!

Dive in, hone your skills, and get top notch hands on experience!
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Staff or instructor positions may be offered for high performing apprentices!

Canine Solutions Apprenticeship Overview

For Consideration Applicants Must:

  • Be 18 years old and have a valid driver’s license from Kansas or Missouri.
  • Have performed a minimum of 20 hours of Volunteer work at an approved shelter.
  • Provide 3 animal related references.
  • Complete the Apprenticeship Application and submit the $35 application fee.
  • Undergo a background check.
  • Have received a high school diploma or passed an equivalency test.