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Animal Trainer/Professional Dog Trainer

Published
Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
FASTPORT
O*Net Code
39-2011.00
Rapids Code
0871
Req. Hours
3800
State
DC
Created
Jun 02, 2021
Updated
Jun 02, 2021

Time-Based Skills

3 skill sets | 12 total skills
Initial Dog Fundamentals - 1400 req. hrs
Puppy Raising Etiquette
Obedience, Basic/Intermediate/Advanced
Special Training/Tricks
Training Aids/Collars
Socialization
Canine Health - 1200 req. hrs
Grooming
Feeding and Nutrition
Canine Stress & Anxiety
Canine Care and Kennel Management - 1200 req. hrs
Instruction on Canine Mental and Physical Care
Equipment Care
Disinfection and Sanitation
First Aid and Poisons

Technical Instruction

History of Domestic Dogs - 18 req. hrs
Service Dogs
Working Dogs
Education
Pediatric Partners
Referral services
Program Veterinarian
Clients
Benefits of Raising and producing a Service Dog - 20 req. hrs
Self-confidence and sense of ownership
Responsibility
Establishing a relationship between person & dog
Career opportunities
Community spirit and teamwork
Introduction to animal husbandry - 20 req. hrs
What does a dog need?
Reasons that some dogs make ideal service dogs and others do not. - 10 req. hrs
How to find great service dogs
Basic care of a service dog in training-Puppy raising. - 10 req. hrs
House breaking
Grooming
Medical Care
Bonding
Training
Relevance
Proper attire
Equipment
Basic care of service dog in training-Puppies - 10 req. hrs
Grooming
Medical Care
Confidence building
Conditioning
Basic care of service dog in training-Adults - 20 req. hrs
Grooming
Medical care
Training
Conditioning
Hands on Workshop - 20 req. hrs
Anatomy of a dog
Observation
Body Language

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