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Today’s episode comes from a suggestion by one of our listeners, and it’s on the topic of becoming a professional dog trainer. More specifically, the path that led me to dog training as a career.

In the episode you'll hear:

  • What I wanted to be when I grew up.
  • Why it’s not just training dogs.
  • The things I had to learn.
  • My evolution to dog training.
  • Why to take care about where you learn.
  • How much your passion should matter.
  • The importance of the science of behaviour.
  • About not being afraid to say “I don’t know”.
  • My thoughts on why immersion is important.
  • Why I love cows and how working with other animals helps my career.
  • Why my love of dog sports like obedience, sheep herding, flyball and agility helps me understand the brain of dogs.
  • How excellence is a mastery of the fundamentals.

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* Recallers is CEU approved with CCPDT and IAABC

Episode Transcript