Get hands-on experience assisting classes or volunteering at shelters and rescues to work with diverse dogs.
Many options exist for courses and certificates at vocational colleges, individual programs, or online.
Dog Trainer Program
Obtain certification from Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers or other respected organization.
Consider a niche like service dog training, aggression treatment, competition training, puppy classes, etc.
Obtain necessary business licenses, permits, insurance for your city and training services.
Get Business Licensed
Market through ads, social media, networking with vets, pet stores, breeders, shelters, web presence.
Read books, attend seminars and conferences to keep improving knowledge and skills throughout your career.