There are a variety of training programs
available, from intensive residential courses to video correspondence
courses. Listed below are some of these schools. The choice
you make will most likely be based on your needs and your
Bear in mind that
some schools give considerable hands-on practice in training
and instructing in a practical way. These
schools may prepare you more thoroughly than those which
offer only written coursework and/or dog training lessons. To
become a successful dog obedience instructor, you must
have the ability to train people as
well as dogs.
of NADOI’s mission is to help
train competent instructors for dog obedience training classes.
Our Provisional membership category exists
to encourage, develop, and guide new instructors. Because
we believe strongly that training new instructors is important,
we would like to provide resources for those who want to
become involved in this field.
Please remember that although
these learning sources may provide you with a solid foundation
in dog training and instructing, NADOI in no way implies
or suggests that completion of these courses will guarantee
your acceptance by NADOI either as a Certified or Provisional member.
You must meet our minimum experience requirements for each
membership category before you are qualified to take the
Legacy Canine Behavior and Training, Inc. - Sequim, Washington.
Legacy president, Terry Ryan, is a NADOI member. Presenting
residential behavior and training courses and instructor's
courses with hands-on, practical experience.