Protection Dog Trainer Course Details

Protecting one’s home and family is important, and many turn to canine protection to meet their needs. Others are interested in training or handling protection dogs for competition. Our Protection Dog Trainers School teaches the skills necessary to confidently train a dog from “selection to protection.”

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This program instructs students on proper selection methods for protection dog prospects; students are then taught proven methods to train the protection dog for competition, personal protection, or police patrol work. Our Protection Dog Trainer School also covers the skills to properly decoy and handle protection dogs as well as covering such topics as drive development, protection competitions, targeting, grip, and channeling.

Protection Dog Trainer Course Calendar

We offer three programs for you to learn all aspects of Protection Dog Training.  Our courses are offered in 6, 8 and 12-week increments to meet your needs.

Our Protection Dog Trainer Courses begin on the first Monday of January, April, July and October. Our programs fill fast and space is limited.

You can view our most recent calendars for our School for Dog Trainers by clicking on the buttons to the right.  Each calendar is a downloadable .pdf

Protection Dog Trainer Course Pricing

Protection Dog Trainer Course Subjects

Graduates of our program leave with the knowledge to conduct all of the necessary training for starting and finishing an effective protection dog, such as teaching the out/release, recall, and bark and hold. Our scenario-based exercises cover carjacking, multiple-attackers, and other realistic situations.

Shorter program are designed for those who already possess a solid understanding of canine behavior and have a strong background in professional canine training or handling who are looking to enhance or polish their skills.


Frequent Questions

Is this Program VA Approved?

Unfortunately, our Protection Dog Trainer Course is not currently eligible for VA benefits.

Do You offer Financing?

We offer simple and affordable financing options and can finance tuition for up to 48 months with payments as low as $151 per month

Are there Prerequisites?

No.  There are no prerequisites for our Protection Dog Trainer Course.  This program will give you all the skills and knowledge that you need, regardless of experience.

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