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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World Program, Hawaii | Terry Ryan

Application Deadline:

July 9, 2019

Our 6-month Dog Trainer Professional program is for those who are looking to advance their dog training skills and career prospects to their highest levels. The program focuses on the science behind behavior and gives participants all of the skills needed to succeed as professional trainers.

The program combines online learning with hands-on instruction. Complete the online portion at home over approximately six (6) months. Then travel to the US for nine (9) days of integrated training, education, and certification assessment.

Bond with your dog like never before, build fluent behaviors and solid chains, train new species, and join a global community of Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partners by applying today!



Application Deadline

Apply anytime before 07/09/19

On-Site Workshop Dates

Travel to Maui, Hawaii for an intensive 9-day workshop January 21-29, 2020 (8 workshop days and 1 day off).


Dog Trainer Professional program: $5,300. Find out more about interest-free loans.



  • Integrated online learning and hands-on workshop
  • Travel 1 time to this location for your 9-day workshop
  • Work with your dog at home; we provide a dog for the workshop
  • Video submissions are required


There are many lodging options in the area including area hotels and  rental opportunities on Air B&B, Homeaway and Vacation Rental By Owner (VBRO). Students are responsible for their own travel and lodging.  We recommend that students reserve lodging as early as possible.


Application Deadline:
July 9, 2019
Locations Category:


Terry Ryan

Training Facility

Hawaii Animal Rescue Foundation
1715 Kahekili Highway
Wailuku, HI 96793 United States
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