How To Hire a Great Dog Trainer Without Mistaking Marketing for Mastery

Learn the Right Questions to Ask First

This course is for anyone who has a dog or is planning to get one. The joy of owning a dog comes with responsibility.

Everyone wants a well behaved pet. But few people are dog training experts. Even you've had dogs all your life, each individual do is unique.

It takes knowledge, experience, and skill to train a dog and to troubleshoot problems.

Searching for a good dog trainer uncovers a daunting list of choices. You'll find vast differences in their experience, qualifications, practices, and beliefs. It can be overwhelming!

But you can sort through the confusion. When you know the right questions to ask you can gather useful information.

The goal of this course is to teach you exactly how to gather and evaluate information so that you can make an informed decision.

Here's what you will learn:

  • How to know if and when you need help training your dog
  • What are the two training systems and why this matters
  • What questions you must ask before you hire
  • Key words and phrases to listen for in the answers you get to your questions
  • Which qualifications matter and which ones don't
  • How to spot red flags and when to walk away
  • What you can reasonably expect to pay
  • What you should know about options, lessons, guarantees, and packages
  • Deal breakers, danger signals and what you should never allow

If you need a dog trainer now or in the future, this course will a priceless resource tool for you.

Friends and family will view you as a reliable guide when they need a trainer for their own dogs.

Anybody can give advice. But few can give the right advice at the right time.


Your Instructor


Marilyn Mele
Marilyn Mele

My name is Marilyn Mele. For more than 30 years I have been helping dog owners bring out the best in their pets. I love working with people and their dogs to help solve behavior problems and build great human-animal relationships.

Hiring a great dog trainer is an important decision for any pet owner. Great dog trainers are also great with people. They are skilled teachers and know how to communicate their knowledge and motivate students. They build confidence, inspire hope and expertly solve problems with positive steps.

I created this course to guide pet dog owners with practical knowledge. You'll learn how to find, interview, and hire a great trainer who measures up to your high standards. The lessons show you how to start your search, how to evaluate your prospects, and how to choose the best person for you.

When you find the right trainer for your dog, it will someone who can solve problems and replace frustration with confidence.


Course Curriculum


  Section Six: When Basic Obedience or a Group Class Isn't the Right Choice
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  Bonus Section: Recommended Reading and Other Useful Resources
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 14 days and we will give you a full refund.

Dogs are our family and they deserve the best we can give them.

When you entrust your dog's training to someone else, you must to feel confident in the trainer's knowledge and experience.

Even more important, you need to trust the trainer to treat you and your dog with kindness and respect.

Disrespect, unkindness, or abuse in words or actions to people or animals should never be a part of any dog training program.

This course shows you exactly how to find and hire the truly great dog trainer that you and your dog deserve!


This course is closed for enrollment.