Become a Dog Handler
At AZ Dog Smart we know that to become a dog handler, the type of training you get is very important. When it comes to hiring a new dog trainer, we only want the best and only hire the best. That is why we cater our dog training program to fit the needs of the serious dog trainer.
Loving what you do for a living is very high on our list of candidate qualifications. So, I wasn’t surprised when I recently asked our trainers for some of the reasons they LOVE being a dog trainer. They were very willing to share!
“You get unconditional love and limited criticism, just some looks,” was what one trainer remarked. Dealing with dog handlers and family members is definitely a part of the job, and a part that needs to be taken seriously. But for the most part, once you become a dog handler, your clientele is comprised of four-legged, wet-nosed, fuzzy (sometimes wiry), loveable beings. They look to you to assist them in being understood by their families. They are willing to learn and love unconditionally! Having to deal with their family members is a worthwhile part of this great job.
If you like to make your own hours, wear comfy clothes, combine exercise & work, and enjoy talking to people; becoming a dog trainer may be the job of your dreams. There are many resources to choose from to become a dog handler. Check into a dog training academy that provides accredited trainers and a certification program. If you love dogs, want a flexible job, and you want to educate others about what you love, this may be your dream career!