We seek the best and the brightest to join our team.

We are looking for talented dog behavior professionals.  If you want to be part of the transformation of dog training, on the cutting edge of the art and science of animal behavior, see the job openings below.  We offer:

  • Flexible scheduling, within some limits, so you have control over your work schedule.

  • Opportunity to grow into a specialty area or to obtain reputable certification.

  • Collaboration with a team of innovators who seek out the latest in the science and art of training.

  • Competitive pay and health insurance benefits for trainers who work full-time.

  • Administrative support so you can focus on training.  Our staff answers general inquiries from potential clients and helps with scheduling and client follow-up.

Experienced Dog Behavior Professional

Seeking an energetic person with a demonstrated commitment to professional education in the field.  Must have excellent interpersonal skills to work well with clients and team members.  Our dog behavior professionals are models of the highest quality in dog training and customer service.

This can be a part time or full time position.  We offer competitive salary based on experience.  Full time staff are eligible for medical benefits.

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Key responsibilities:

  • Behavior modification and training plans ranging from nuisance behaviors to fearfulness and aggressive behaviors using training methods that follow the ethical guidelines of the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers and the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants.  Clients are assigned cases based on skills and competence and team support is provided to develop new competencies.
  • Run basic obedience and puppy socialization classes using an approved curriculum.

Minimum job requirements: 

  • Preference for a minimum of 2 years’ experience working with clients in private or group settings.
  • Preference for candidates with a CBCC–KA, CPDT-KA, CPDT-KSA or Karen Pryor Academy (KPA-CTP) certification or equivalent education in psychology or related field; including familiarity with learning theory, operant and classical conditioning.
  • Comfort with public speaking, including presentation of formal education programs.
  • Competence in written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with cloud sharing services (e.g., Google Drive, Dropbox) and web based applications.
  • Reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, and auto insurance

Dog Training Assistant

People in this position work closely with experienced trainers, carrying out behavior modification and training plans with client dogs. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with history taking and assessment.
  • Implement behavior modification and training plans designed by experienced staff.
  • May assist through observation, videotaping or direct handling of dogs
  • Assist with documentation of training sessions through video or written notes.
  • As experience allows, develop management and prevention plans (e.g., changes in the dog’s environment, changes in response to the dog, equipment) to address fearful and aggressive behavior issues as well as common nuisance behaviors such as jumping up, digging, pulling on the leash, nipping from puppies, escaping and chewing that may occur in class sessions and at the dog’s home.
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Performance Expectations:

  • Effectively manage time and meet deadlines.  Timeliness is especially important.
  • Desire to learn new skills and develop existing ones
  • Available to work irregular hours including evenings and weekends
  • Treats all animals humanely, with compassion and concern
  • Commitment to a high standard of safety and willingness to comply with all safety rules

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Familiarity with learning theory, operant and classical conditioning.  Preferably holding or pursuing a college degree in psychology, biology, or related field.
  • Competent written and verbal communication skills
  • Reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, and auto insurance