ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Facts About ABC Certified Dog Trainers
ABC Certified Dog Trainers teach new behaviors through luring, shaping, capturing or molding and have mastered the behavioral principles of operant conditioning.
ABC Certified Dog Trainers use positive motivation training techniques as their primary training tool which will allow your dog to learn the desired behaviors while maintaining their individual personality.
ABC's comprehensive curriculum includes 11 stages:
- Stage 1 - A BASIC STUDY OF CANINES - 7 Days (2.67 units)
- Stage 2 -LEARNING THEORY - 14 Days (5.33 units)
- Stage 3 - A TRAINER'S TOOLBOX - 7 Days (3.33 units)
- Stage 4 - TRAINING BASICS - 7 Days (2.00 Units)
- Stage 5 - HOW TO TEACH BASIC OBEDIENCE CUES - 28 Days (10.67 Units)
- Stage 6 - THE ART OF EFFECTIVE PROBLEM SOLVING - 28 Days (10.67 units)
- Stage 7 - SAFETY - 7 Days (2.00 units)
- Stage 8 - PUBLIC SPEAKING & TEACHING GROUP CLASSES - 7 Days (2.67 units)
- Stage 9 - BUSINESS BUILDING - 21 Days (8.00 units )
- Stage 10 - SHELTER PRACTICUM & EXTERNSHIP - Up to 21 Weeks (1.33 units)
- Stage 11 - Graduation
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