Dog Trainer Starter Workshop

This is a two day introduction into the foundation level of dog training. This would be suitable for anyone considering a career as a dog walker, trainer, pet sitter, doggie daycare or pet boarding staff or for anyone who volunteers with dogs and keen interest in helping them.

  • Canine Body Language
  • Lesson Planning
  • Quadrants of Dog Training
  • Learning Theorists
  • Training Tools
  • Practical Demonstration
  • Dog Training Methods
  • Introduction to Clicker Training
  • Progression Where to Next

This course is run over 2 days, from 10am – 3pm. There will be an hour lunch each day. Light refreshments are provided.

You are not required to have a dog to participate in this workshop, for practical sessions we will use DSPCA dogs.

Each participant will receive a certificate of attendance on completion.


Saturday 17th August & Sunday 18th August 2019

10.00am – 3.00pm

DSPCA, Mount Venus Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

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