Good Dog Academy has designed a program for you!

Good Dog Academy offers online certificate programs for dog lovers and industry professionals. Whether you love dogs and want to become more knowledgeable, want to train your dog to an advanced level of obedience, want to open or manage a daycare or boarding facility, or would like to earn a professional certificate, we have the program for you!

Upgrade Training For You and Your Staff

Do you own a doggy daycare, boarding facility or do you manage a veterinary office?  Would it be helpful for your staff to have formal knowledge about dog behavior, canine language, training equipment, first aid, basic obedience, behavior problem solving and much more?  Good Dog Academy has a program that includes formal education and a certificate for Dog Care Providers.  We offer discounts for multiple student registrations — please ask for details.

Start a New Career Working with Dogs

Have you ever dreamed about working with dogs as a Professional Dog Trainer (PDT)?  Our PDT program includes these courses:  Training Equipment, Principles of Training, Learning Theory, Dog Breeds, Selecting a Dog, Canine Language, Training Philosophies,Today’s Canine, Nutrition, Physical Dog, Evolution of the Dog, Temperament Testing, Behavior Problem Solving, Fear and Anxiety, Canine First Aid, Euthanasia, Daycare and Boarding Management, Bylaws, Business, Basic Obedience, Intermediate Obedience and Advanced Obedience.  This is a certificate program and is designed for those who are serious about working as a Professional Dog Trainer.

Open Your Own Dog Business

Would you like to open your own small business in the dog industry? In home boarding/daycare, dog walker? Try our Dog Industry Entrepreneur program. You will be amazed at how much information there is to learn!

Learn Practical Dog Training and Dog Theory

If your schedule doesn’t lend itself to signing up for a local group obedience class with your dog, if there isn’t a class in your area or if you would like to take an in depth look at the world of dogs, we have two programs for you!

Our Practical Dog Training program includes a course on Training Equipment as well as online courses for Basic Obedience and Intermediate Obedience. These courses include many videos featuring our Director of Training, Jaime Kinna. If you want to learn more about dogs and what makes them behave certain ways, then Dog Theory is a good place to start.

For more details and information on how to register, see us at, email or phone 604.475.3434.  We’d love to share our passion and knowledge about dogs with you!

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