Programs & Fees

The Rocky Mountain Regional Dog Trainer Academy is now available in 3 more in-depth options:
We now offer ongoing support for graduates, trainers transitioning from traditional methods, trainers who feel that they need a refresher. We also have private coaching plans for trainers looking to expand their business knowledge, increase their revenue, serve more clients and delve into new areas in their field.

Your experience includes:

  • You will be learning Basic Dog Body Language and Behavior
  • Beginner Dog Trainer Handling skills – dogs and equipment
  • Explore Class and Private Training Curriculum Development
  • Start basic training skills
  • Introduction to TAG Teach – how we teach the people
  • Focus on Mechanics
  • Auditing classes
  • You will have discounts for all Grace Dog Training & Behavior events, classes and seminars
  • Access to our Rocky Mountain Regional Dog Trainer Academy Private Facebook Group
  • Mindset support
  • Vision Board workshop
Your experience includes:
  • You will be learning more advanced Dog Behavior
  • Intermediate Dog Trainer Handling skills – dogs and equipment
  • You will be planning and creating Class and Private Training Curriculum Development
  • Strengthening training skills
  • TAG Teach – how we teach the people Primary Level Certification
  • Deeper Focus on Mechanics
  • Auditing and assisting in classes
  • You will have discounts for all Grace Dog Training & Behavior events, classes and seminars
  • Access to our Rocky Mountain Regional Do gTrainer Academy Private Facebook Group
  • Auditing and helping with private clients
  • Mindset support
  • Vision Board workshop
Your experience includes:
  • You will be reviewing more advanced Dog Behavior and reviewing client video with trainers
  • Advanced Dog Trainer Handling skills – dogs and equipment and clients
  • You will be planning and creating Class and Private Training Curriculum Development
  • You will be teaching/co-teaching classes with a staff trainer
  • Strengthening training skills for people and dogs
  • TAG Teach – how we teach the people Level 1 Certification
  • Sharpening Skills and Mechanics
  • Developing your business goals including business plan and goal setting
  • Auditing and assisting in classes
  • You will have discounts for all Grace Dog Training & Behavior events, classes and seminars
  • Access to our Rocky Mountain Regional Dog Trainer Academy Private Facebook Group
  • Auditing and helping with private clients
  • Mindset support
  • Vision Board workshop

Each of these Levels are available to you in 3 time options: 

  • 3 months – $2600
  • 6 months – $5100
  • 12 month – $10,000
Dog Trainer Schedule: 
  • Fridays 6p – 9p – Lecture/Seminar style
  • Saturdays 8a – 6p Observation and Hands-On (with a 2 hour midday break)
  • Additional or alternate hours to be determined by your schedule and program choice
NOTE: Some exceptions or make-up classes may be made for scheduling conflicts, but not guaranteed.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Prior dog handling experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Parent or Guardian consent required for Students under 18 years of age
NOTE: All requirements are open to discussion during your phone interview. Exceptions will also be considered, but are not guaranteed.
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Requirements during the program include, but are not limited to:
  • Observing and assisting group classes and private consultations
  • Volunteer work with a shelter or rescue group
  • Observing and assisting in seminars and workshops
  • Required reading and practicum
  • Quizzes, practicals test and video evaluations
Materials:
Your tuition gets you all of your supplies including an R.M.R.D.T.A. tote to carry all of your books and supplies. You get text books, clickers, R.M.R.D.T.A. T-Shirt and your Academy binder. Please note that lost materials must be replaced at the student’s expense.
Fees:
There is a one-time, non-refundable application fee of $50, required with your application. Once we receive your application, we will review it and schedule a phone interview. Tuition rates are as follows:

Rescue and shelters enroll 2 or more animal-control officers, Volunteers, Staff or other animal staff at a time and receive special pricing. 

NOTE: We accept most major credit cards and we are happy to set up a payment plan.

Applying to the Program:

Only 20 students are accepted for this program. If you are interested and would like more information, please feel free to contact us at (303) 238-DOGS (3647), or info@gracedog.com.

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