School For Dog Trainers

The ISDC Dog Trainers Academy and School for Dog Trainers  offers Premier Training for Future Dog trainers in Washington. Our Word Renowned Instructors are one of best in the Industry.

As a student of the ISDC School for Dog Trainers, you will receive the most comprehensive education in dog training in the world. As a graduate you will be in high demand around your country and the world with prospective employers. 

Through lectures, demonstrations, and extensive supervised hands-on training, you will learn a variety of dog training theories, techniques and how to apply them. 

Our programs challenge you to develop unique training methods and problem solving techniques and you will gain experience working with a wide range of dog personalities and temperaments. 

The ISDC Staff truly cares about the success of their students. Students do not graduate simply because they attend the school. The students and their dogs must pass all requirements and demonstrate their ability to train in order to graduate. 

The ISDC School for Dog Trainers is located at the beautiful foothills of Mt Rainier in Washington. The School offers a Residency Program for students in one of our on-site Bed and Breakfast rooms. Ask us for our options

After Graduating The Innovative Sport Dog Community offers Franchise programs to help you start your own business as a professional Dog Trainer! If you are in the Military and want to change careers contact us for our possibilities! 

We even had Animal Behavior students all the way from the University of Tokyo Japan to attend our amazing lectures and programs!


Associate Dog Trainer

The Associate Dog Trainers Program is an intensive 16 week program that will give students the necessary hands-on experience and foundation to start a career as a dog trainer, either employed or starting their own business. In this program you will learn the foundations of Marker Training, Operant conditioning, Body-Language, Traditional Training, Shaping, Imprinting, Group and private classes, Dealing with clients, the business about the dog training business, marketing and much more. 

Graduates will leave with a certificate they can be proud of and what will open door to the amazing world of dog training. 

Course Length: 16 weeks

Cost of Attendance: $9500 

Cost of Attendance with Room and Board: $13500,-


Professional dog trainer

The Professional Dog Trainers Program is an intensive 16 week program that will build upon the knowledge and skills learned in the Associate Dog Trainers Program. In this program you will learn the advanced theory and best practices of Marker Training, Operant conditioning, Body-Language, Traditional Training, Shaping, Imprinting, Group and private classes, Obedience Training, Tracking, Foundation of Protection Training, Competition Dog Sports. 

Graduates will leave with a certificate they can be proud of and what will expand their possibilities as dog trainers. 

Course Length: 16 weeks

Cost of Attendance: $9500 

Cost of Attendance with Room and Board: $13500,


master dog Trainer

The Master Dog Trainers Program is an intensive 16 week program that will build upon the knowledge and skills learned in the Professional Dog Trainers Program. In this program you will learn the advanced Advanced Obedience for Schutzhund, IPO and RING Sport, Tracking, Narcotics Detection, Helper and Decoy work, high competition training techniques, solving conflict and much more

Graduates will leave with a certificate they can be proud of and will be able them to teach and train others to the next level. Graduates will be offered a franchise from the ISDC. 

Course Length: 16 weeks

Cost of Attendance: $11500

Cost of Attendance with Room and Board: $15500,