The Dog Trainer Professional program is for the highly motivated trainer who has specific goals for improving knowledge, skills, and career prospects. The course blends online learning with hands-on instruction from some of the best teachers in the field.

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Chicago, IL | Laura Monaco Torelli

Application Deadline:

December 3

Our 6-month Dog Trainer Professional program is for the highly motivated dog trainer who is looking to advance his/her skills and career prospects to their highest levels. The program combines online learning with hands-on instruction and is divided into four online Units and four two-day hands-on workshops; complete an online Unit and then attend a two-day workshop at the end of each Unit.

What About Covid 19?  We have it covered.  In the event that it is not safe for a workshop to be held in person, it can be delivered as scheduled in a virtual workshop environment. The adaptations we have made deliver the excellent education experience for which the Dog Trainer Professional program is known while keeping everyone safe in this unique time. If you have questions kindly contact [email protected]


Application Deadline

Apply anytime before 12/03/2021

Enrollment Date

Your course will begin on 12/17/2022

On-Site Workshop Dates

  • Workshop 1: 02/05/2022 - 02/06/2022
  • Workshop 2: 03/12/2022 - 03/13/2022
  • Workshop 3: 05/14/2022 - 05/15/2022
  • Workshop 4: 07/09/2022 - 07/10/2022


Dog Trainer Professional program: $5,300. Find out more about financing options, including our five-installment no-interest loan.
Learn about our scholarship program for people who are Black, Indigenous, or otherwise of Color.



  • Integrated online learning and hands-on workshops
  • Travel 4 times to this location for your workshops
  • Bring your dog to each 2-day workshop


1780 Capital Street
Elgin, Illinois 60124

Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago Northwest - Elgin
495 Airport Road
Elgin, Illinois 60123

Veterinarians Nearby

Dundee Animal Hospital
11N250 N, Gale St
Elgin, IL 60123


Application Deadline:
December 3
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Laura Monaco Torelli
(773) 998-2242

Training Facility

I Got This Sit Dog Training
36W514 Foothill Rd
Elgin, IL 60123 United States
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