Course Overview


Becoming a dog trainer is not an easy task. It is rooted in life-long learning about dogs, their biology, and the continuing study of dog and human interaction. What is below, along with the two textbooks for this course, “How to Train a Puppy You Can Live With,” and “Fetching the Perfect Dog Trainer” will provide clear and concise guidelines.

However, this course requires 100 hours of facetime interaction with a certified instructor in addition to a capstone project, which is developed mutually between the instructor and the student. Full dedication to this course and a commitment to the human animal bond is the only prerequisite – but it is a demanding prerequisite. Come ready to work, and we will get you through it!

Experience The Benefits

The canine species is one of the most ancient domesticated animals in existence, and as such, their behavior has been studied extensively over the centuries. Becoming a dog trainer means being knowledgeable in competency-based dog training techniques, as well as being able to recognize and understand various canine behaviors. It is important for any aspiring dog trainer to understand the different types of canine behaviors, and the different ways of training them.

This course guide and training manual is a comprehensive guide to becoming a successful dog trainer. It covers the basics of dog training, as well as more advanced techniques for training fearful dogs, nervous dogs, anxious dogs, aggressive dogs, and adopted shelter dogs. It also covers strategies for dealing with difficult clients and setting reasonable expectations. All the techniques outlined in this guide are evidence-based on the latest research in canine behavior.

This course is divided into seven chapters. Chapter I introduces the basics of dog training, and provides an overview of what is involved in becoming a professional dog trainer. Chapter II covers working with fearful dogs, Chapter III covers working with nervous dogs, Chapter IV covers working with anxious dogs, Chapter V covers working with aggressive dogs, and Chapter VI covers working with shelter dogs. Finally, Chapter VII covers strategies for dealing with difficult clients and setting reasonable expectations.

Is Virtual Training as Effective

As our society advances in both technology and accessibility, the tools and skills related to effective remote and online training have made tremendous strides. Through the utilization of online course structure and remote communication systems, the team at Fetch and More has successfully navigated the challenges initially posed for providing the highest quality and professionalism for successful dog training. Our online course approach allows you to experience all of the incredible benefits of our staff and knowledge to train your dog in ways you never deemed possible.


Accessible, virtual training on your time. Please contact us at 201-914-8268 with any questions or concerns about registering for the virtual training.

Experience is the cornerstone of our success at Fetch and More. Our team of trainers has over 20 years of experience in the field of service dog training. We have successfully trained and placed service dogs with individuals who have various disabilities, such as visual impairment, mobility issues, and autism. Our trainers have also worked with a wide range of breeds, from Labrador Retrievers to Golden Retrievers, German Shepherds, and Dobermans, ensuring that we are equipped to handle any type of service dog training.

At Fetch and More, we have the experience, competency, and dedication to providing top-notch service dog training. We put our students and their dogs equally first, ensuring that they receive the support, skills, and confidence they need to lead an independent and fulfilling life. Join us at Fetch and More, and let us help you unlock the full potential of your service dog.

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