Level 1 Canine Behavior & Training Academy


Duration: 6 days: Monday through Saturday
Size: Limited to 8 students
Cost:  $1500

An intensive, internationally-acclaimed 6-day academy on basic dog behavior and training – a solid foundation for your ongoing education as a dog training and behavior professional, and the first step toward your Pat Miller Trainer Certification. Small class sizes allow for one-on-one attention.

Graduates come away with a thorough understanding of the basics of how dogs think and learn, as well as hands on experience training a shelter dog. Expand your knowledge of canine behavior; improve your training skills; discuss the challenges and gratifications of the training and behavior profession; develop relationships with peers to add to your trainer network.

 

Academy Ethics Statement

At our Pat Miller/Peaceable Paws Academies we are committed to upholding the highest standards of ethical conduct in our training practices. Our Code of Ethical Conduct serves as a guiding principle for all trainers and participants, ensuring that every interaction is rooted in respect, compassion, agency and positive reinforcement. Our foundational principles are no fear, no pain, and no intimidation. We believe in nurturing strong bonds between humans and animals through trust, encouragement, and empathy. By adhering to these principles, we strive to create a safe, supportive, and enriching environment where both learners and trainers can thrive.