Mandy K9 Academy for Dog Trainers


Mandy K9 Academy For Dog Trainers

Turn your dreams of working with animals into a reality. Mandy K9 Academy for Dog Trainers 12-week course offers certification for Professional Dog Trainers. Our inaugural semester offers discounted tuition and limited enrollment to ensure personalized instruction within a smaller class size.

The Academy has two 12-week semesters per year: one in the Spring and one in the Fall. Semesters consist of 48 days total, Monday through Thursday, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. The Spring semester starts on the first Monday in May, concluding in August. The Fall semester begins on the third Monday in August, ending in November. Due to the nature of training, students may be expected to stay beyond regular school hours, and cooperation is expected. Our inaugural semester will begin on August 21, 2023.

*During the fall semester, the week of the APDT conference (October 15 – October 20, 2023) is a scheduled holiday week for all students and staff.  Conference attendance is not mandatory but is strongly encouraged for all students and staff.

Entrance Requirements:

  1. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
  2. Applicants must be in sound physical condition with no evidence of any ailment that would affect the student’s ability to participate in the program.
  3. High School Diploma or GED
  4. Approved application
  5. Canine Evaluation by the instructor for the potential student’s dog to be used in hands-on training demonstrations. *An appointment will be scheduled for a personal interview with approved applicants and their canine co-applicant.

Mandy K9 Academy for Dog Trainers Application