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Job Posting: VCA Parkcrest (Springfield, MO)

Full-Time Dog Groomer (W-2 Commissioned) Job Description VCA Parkcrest Animal Hospital is seeking an experienced Groomer to join their team. This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated Groomer to capitalize on our established clientele. Their clients consist of dogs and cats of many breeds and most have a yearly schedule already booked out.…

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Muzzle Training in 8 Simple Steps

Muzzle Training, The Academy of Pet Careers

Teaching a dog to love their muzzle is pretty easy. Just follow the steps to learn muzzle training. 1. Show the muzzle to the dog in one hand and offer tasty treats with your other hand. Once the dog has had a couple treats, hide the muzzle behind your back. Pause for 8-10 seconds and…

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The Myth of Dominance in Dogs

Dominance in Dogs, The Academy of Pet Careers

For a couple decades the common wisdom surrounding humansโ€™ best friend is that they are controlled by an internal drive for โ€˜dominanceโ€™. We have been told that dogs will try to take control of our family and that our job as the human is to show them who is in charge โ€“ that we are…

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10 Types of Service Dogs

Types of Service Dogs

Service dogs help individuals with disabilities or medical/mental health conditions live more independent lives. The areas dogs can assist are growing. This blog will discuss 10 types of service dogs and the skills needed to do the job. Note that service dogs are different from Therapy Dogs or Emotional Support Dogs. To learn more about…

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Why Attend A Dog Trainer School?

Dog Trainer School in Missouri

We know you have many options for dog training education. It is important for you to understand and appreciate the benefits of each option. An online education can offer a speedy education and the convenience of learning from home. Finding a mentor is a cheap alternative to a formal education. But a hands-on dog trainer…

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