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 17, 2023 to April 22, 2023, July 10, 2023 to July 15, 2023, September 11, 2023 to September 16, 2023