The Harvard of Dog Trainers

Raising the standard in the dog training profession with comprehensive education in training, behavior, behavior modification and counseling.

"A great teacher can change your life."
Stephanie Miller, CTC, Owner of SF Puppy Prep

"Jean has shown me what it truly means to be an educator; she is the type of teacher I aspire to be."
Kelly Shutt-Cottrell, Supervisor of Behavior and Training, Louisiana SPCA

Fulfill your career dreams and join an elite group of dog trainers.

  • Renowned, academically advanced two-year program.
  • Evidence-based, field-tested practices.
  • Sophisticated, force-free techniques.
  • The highest standard in the industry.

"Jean Donaldson's Academy for Dog Trainers launched not only my career, but a lifestyle I thought never obtainable. No single force in my life has been so dramatically transforming."
Cristine Dahl, Founder, Seattle Dogworks Training & Education Studio, and Author, Good Dog 101

Find a fully qualified trainer:
Academy Graduate Referral List