Our Dog Trainer Professional program is for the highly motivated trainer who has specific goals for improving knowledge, skills, and career prospects. The course includes personalized instruction and coaching from some of the best teachers in the field.

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom | Linda Ryan

Application Deadline:

December 10, 2019

Karen Pryor Academy's 9-month Dog Trainer Professional program offers an in-depth distance learning curriculum that explores the theoretical and practical aspects of animal training, teaching, and business set up along with (4) two day workshops.

Students are required to complete both practical and written assignments and assessments, and attend the workshops. The have the full support oft heir experienced and skilled KPA accredited faculty mentor.

This comprehensive nine-month course will give you all the knowledge and skill you need to attain the highest standards of positive reinforcement training, effectively teach these skills to others, and run a successful dog training business.



Application Deadline

Apply anytime before December 10, 2019

Course start date

The course will start on December 17, 2019

On-Site Workshop Dates

  • Workshop 1: February 18 & 19, 2020
  • Workshop 2: May 26 & May 27, 2020
  • Workshop 3: August 4 & 5, 2020
  • Workshop 4: October 26 & 27, 2020


Dog Trainer Professional program: £3,489. Tuition price does not include VAT. Students should be prepared to pay VAT, should it be required. Tuition is due upon enrollment. Find out more about interest-free loans.



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


Tewkesbury Park
Lincoln Green Lane,
Tewkesbury, GL20 7DN

The Abbey Hotel
67 Church Street 
Tewkesbury, GL20 5RX

Veterinarians Nearby

Crescent Vet Centre
77 Church Street
Tewkesbury, GL20 5RY


Application Deadline:
December 10, 2019


Linda Ryan

Training Facility

Wheatpieces Community Centre
Columbine Road, Walton Cardiff
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire GL20 7SP United Kingdom
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