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Live Your Dream

Do not wait any longer to have your dream career of working with dogs! dogma Academy provides the most comprehensive and respected program around. Become a DCBC and learn why this designation provides you with the knowledge, skills and reputation to gain the greatest success in this field!

Specialized Training for Dog Care Professionals

We offer a Canine Behaviour and Handling Certificate for those who work with dogs and recognize the importance of having the knowledge to provide the best care. If you are already a trainer, we also offer a variety of specialized programs to expand your knowledge and provide a higher level of service to your clients.


Education for Dog Trainers and Dog Care Professionals:



Watch our website for exciting program changes coming in 2018!


dogma offers a variety of education programs for those wanting to work with or learn more about dogs! Our main program is a full dog training apprenticeship that is an intensive program designed for individuals who are serious about a career in dog training. The program runs over 16 months and offers individuals the knowledge and skills required to safely manage and work with dogs, modify behaviour, as well as how to effectively teach people how to train their dogs.


We have had over 100 graduates that have become a dogma Certified Behaviour Consultant (dcbc). dogma believes that an effective and successful professional dog trainer gains these skills through learning and experience. Our program is designed around this basis as we strongly believe that you cannot gain enough experience to be a qualified trainer in just a matter of weeks or months. Our program is committed to providing you with the theory and hands-on skills to ensure you have the confidence and experience to succeed in this exciting career!


The dogma Academy also offers a Canine Behaviour and Handling Certificate for those who wants to gain the skills required to successfully work with dogs through rescue, grooming or any canine care work. In the near future, we will be offering a variety of continuing education programs for dog trainers and additional certificates!


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Find out full details at the dogma Academy website here!



The dogma Academy Difference

dogma Academy was the first of its kind in Canada and began in 2009. The trainers who have developed and are teaching this program have years of full-time experience in all areas of dog training. No where will your find a program that provides the knowledge and hands on experience in such a wide range of areas (group classes, private training, daycare, dog-dog interactions, puppy programs, fear & reactivity, and specialized behaviour modification programs). This is what sets our program apart and ensures the success of the graduates!

Learn more at the full dogma Academy website here!