So You Want to Be a Dog Trainer: A Step-By-Step Guide by Nicole Wilde
Your step-by-step guide to becoming a professional dog trainer! Advice, tips and insider secrets are presented in an easy-to-follow, down-to-earth manner; it’s like having a professional trainer sit down for a helpful chat! Topics include what it’s really like to train dogs–and their owners; financial feasibility of different types of training; how to get an education; how to set up your business and advertise; tools and products you should not be without; teaching group classes; teaching in-home lessons; phone tips; safety tips; trainer etiquette. This revised second edition features a brand new section on web advertising, expanded sections on education, tools and products, and an expanded Resources section. This book is required reading in many train-the-trainer courses and is recommended by the Association of Pet Dog Trainers.