Job Posting: Wagging Tails Trainer (Savannah, MO)

Part-Time Dog Trainer (W-2 Commissioned) Job Description Wagging Tails is looking to hire a part-time dog trainer. Apply for more details. Compensation: 50% Commission Desired Start Date: 8/1/2019 Contact Information Amber 104 South 5th Savannah, MO 64480 Phone: (816)324-0150 Email: amberbarker88@gmail.com Website: www.waggintails-mo.net   Dog Training School In Missouri What Is Positive Reinforcement Training? How…

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Job Posting: Wagging Tails (Savannah, MO)

Full-Time Dog Groomer (W-2 Commissioned) Job Description Wagging Tails grooming salon is looking to hire a full-time dog groomer. Apply for more details. Compensation: 50% Commission Desired Start Date: 7/1/2019 Contact Information Amber 104 South 5th Savannah, MO 64480 Phone: (816)324-0150 Email: amberbarker88@gmail.com Website: www.waggintails-mo.net   Dog Grooming School in Missouri How Much Do Dog…

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Job Posting: Worrynought Kennels (Farmington, MO)

Full-Time Dog Groomer (W-2 Commissioned) Job Description Worrynought Kennels is looking for a full time groomer to join their team. Compensation: $200-550/week Desired Start Date: 6/12/2019 Contact Information Pat Hart 1610 Ste. Genevieve Farmington, MO 63640 Phone: (573)756-9651 Email: None Website: Facebook   Dog Grooming School in Missouri How Much Do Dog Groomers Make?

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The Academy of Pet Careers Is Now Looking for Sponsors

ST LOUIS, MO – May 31, 2019 – Education is only the beginning to starting a successful pet career. The Academy of Pet Careers is looking for sponsors in the pet care industry that can help our graduates get connected and build the resources they need to succeed.   The value of a sponsor can come…

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Active Disengagement

Active Disengagement InfoGraphic, The Academy of Pet Careers

We’re Not Just Ignoring “Bad” Behavior, We’re Using Active Disengagement There are two main philosophies when it comes to dog training. One (often considered ‘old school’) is compulsion training. This is a style of training that uses tools such as choke chains, prong collars, or electronic training collars to correct the dog whenever they do…

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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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Job Posting: Community Animal Hospital (Hazelwood, MO)

Full-Time or Part-Time Dog Groomer (W-2 Commissioned) Job Description Community Animal Hospital is looking to hire an experienced professional dog groomer for part or full time position. Paid 60% commission on all grooms. Should have personal grooming equipment. Compensation: 60% Commission ($200-$400 per week) Desired Start Date: 6/11/2019 Contact Information Dr. Barbara Eichler 333 Coachway…

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Dog Training Vs. Behavior Modification

Dog Training Vs. Behavior Modification, The Academy of Pet Careers

Are we not just rewarding the bad behavior? When we think about using treats to train dogs, we usually associate it with rewarding desired behaviors. And this makes sense. We ask the dog to Sit and he does, and we give a treat. We ask the dog to Stay and he does, and we give…

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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 Benefits of Using a Dog Muzzle

Dog Muzzle, The Academy of Pet Careers

At The Academy of Pet Careers, all students (both grooming and training) learn to acclimate dogs to wearing a muzzle because it’s such an important skill to have. And as a professional trainer and behavior consultant, I believe that every dog should learn to be comfortable wearing a muzzle.   Many people cringe at the…

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