Canine Behavior & Training Academy




Canine Behavior & Training Academy

Approved CEUs for CCPDT

Scholarship opportunity – click here.

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A non-refundable deposit of $500.00 reserves a space in this academy.  The balance is due 60 days prior to the  academy start date.

Your academy tuition is 50% refundable (minus the non-refundable deposit) if you cancel 60 days or more prior to academy start date, 25% (minus the non-refundable deposit) if you cancel 45+ days prior, non-refundable if you cancel less than 45 days out.

Limit 8 students

Peaceable Paws Level 1 Intern Academy with Pat Miller

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.

What You Get:

Certificate of Completion

Online access to Peaceable Paws trainer network (more than 300 trainer/graduates of the Academy

Body of knowledge useful for your CPDT exams

CPDT CEUs available

Opportunity to become a Peaceable Paws Affiliate (dependent on grades)

Eligibility to attend additional academies and to become a PMCT and PMCT-2 and/or 3

Snacks served every day

Your Instructor:
Pat Miller, CPDT-KA, CDBC, is owner of Peaceable Paws, Director of the Peaceable Paws Academies, and an internationally acclaimed trainer and seminar speaker, training editor for the Whole Dog Journal, and award-winning author of five books on dog training and behavior. She launched Peaceable Paws in Monterey, California in 1996 and has been at the Maryland 80-acre campus since 2004.

Additional information

Dates April 18, 2022 to April 23, 2022, July 11, 2022 to July 16, 2022, September 12, 2022 to September 17, 2022, October 31, 2022 to November 5, 2022, April 17, 2023 to April 22, 2023, July 10, 2023 to July 15, 2023, September 11, 2023 to September 16, 2023