News Releases

Dog Training School Takes on a More Positive Approach

September 18, 2018

ST LOUIS, MO – October 1, 2018 – The Academy of Pet Careers eliminates the use of punishment from their curriculum. With the agenda of empowering pets, their dog training school is determined to only use reward-based methods to teach pet obedience. The pet obedience world has predominantly been focused on corrective-based training methods, using…

Meet Our Newest Dog Training Instructor

September 18, 2018

The Academy of Pet Careers is excited to welcome the newest addition to our team, Jody Epstein! Jody will be taking over the role of head dog training instructor for our dog training school. In addition, she will be the new animal behavior instructor for our Pet Empowerment Program. We are excited to have Jody…

Fox 2 News Speaks with President Joseph Schifano

September 6, 2018

Joseph Schifano speaks with Lisa Hart and Kevin Steincross (Fox 2 News) about our dog training school. Lorrie Curnes and Tony Alaimo demonstrate training skills learned at the APC dog training school. Dog Training School In Missouri How Much Do Dog Trainers Make?

New Study Abroad Program

July 31, 2018

Nations First Study Abroad Program for Pet Education The Academy of Pet Careers is excited to announce their new program, Study Abroad: Street Dogs of Mexico.  Dog overpopulation has plagued the streets of Mexico, and in some cities there are more dogs than people. Because of this, Mexico City puts down an estimated 20,000 dogs each…

Life of a Fur Mom with Julie Tristan

July 31, 2018

Today, Joseph Schifano of The Academy of Pet Careers, joined Julie Tristan on her podcast, Life of a Fur Mom. Together, they discussed the exciting world of dog training and animal behavior. In lieu of our 25th anniversary, Joseph announced the release of our new Study Abroad program to Mexico. In addition, he mentioned the upcoming…