The Modern Dog Trainer Podcast
Summary: The Modern Dog Trainer Podcast provides the best dog training business tips for modern dog trainers. Learn alongside the industry's leading professionals as we discuss relevant dog training news, dog behavior theories, business practices, and more!
In this episode of the Modern Dog Trainer Podcast, we had Nan Arthur on to discuss the importance of developing your training skills as a professional dog trainer. As the author of Chill Out Fido! How To Calm Your Dog, Nan brings 23 years of experience and works with dog professionals, shelter employees and volunteers, and pet dog owners.
In this episode of The Modern Dog Trainer Podcast, we invited Kaelin Munkelwitz to join us to discuss her adventures of growing her dog training business across the country and how she came to meet Gary Vaynerchuk and what she learned from him. She is the owner, head trainer, and behaviorist at All Things Pups™ in San Diego, CA. Follow The Modern Dog Trainer Blog on Twitter at @ModernTrainer, on Facebook at The Modern Dog Trainer Blog Page, and on Instagram at @TheModernDogTrainerBlog. Don’t forget to join our FREE Facebook Group, “Startup Tips for Modern Dog Trainers.” We love hearing from our listeners!
On this episode of The Modern Dog Trainer Podcast, we had Nick Hof on to discuss the many aspects of branding and marketing your dog training business as well as how to stay efficient and professional in your work. Nick has an extremely impressive business presence online and has extensive knowledge and awareness of how his business appears to others. Listen in as we discuss best branding practices and many other tips to help you look and work efficient and professional. You can find show notes for this episode here: http://www.themoderndogtrainer.net/ep-20-nick-hof-branding-dog-training-business/ You can find the video version of this podcast here: https://youtu.be/MCkd1nPE43w
On this episode we had Alex Andes on the show to discuss partnering with shelters as a dog trainer. Listen in as we discuss many of the different aspects, both good and bad, or working with animal shelters. You can find show notes for this episode here: http://www.themoderndogtrainer.net/ep-19-alex-andes-partnering-animal-shelters-dog-trainer/
On this episode we had Audrey Ann Low on the show to discuss starting a new dog training business and the challenges involved with it. Listen in as we discuss the challenges of starting and marketing a brand new dog training business. You can find show notes for this episode here: http://www.themoderndogtrainer.net/ep-18-audrey-ann-low-starting-new-modern-dog-trainer/
On this episode we had Jeffrey McClure on the show to discuss the challenges of starting a new dog training business in a rural area. It is hard enough to get a dog training business going in the city, even more so in less populated areas, here are some ways to get your business off the ground in a smaller area. You can find show notes for this episode here: http://www.themoderndogtrainer.net/ep-17-jeffrey-mcclure-new-dog-training-business-challenges-rural-areas/
On this episode we had Laura McGaughey and Courtney Kirman on the show to discuss the things you should consider if you're thinking about bringing a business partner into your training business. There are a lot of things to consider before bringing in a business partner into the mix, here are some things to consider before bringing someone else into your business. You can find the show notes here: http://www.themoderndogtrainer.net/ep-16-laura-mcgaughey-courtney-kirman-choosing-working-business-partner/
This episode we had Rachel Golub back on the show to discuss all of the things you should consider when offering a board and train program and taking on aggression cases. Rachel was previously on the podcast discussing how to manage dog training with a family and has written a guest post for this blog providing tips for positive trainers that are just getting started. You can find the show notes here: http://www.themoderndogtrainer.net/ep-15-rachel-golub-home-board-trains-aggression-cases/
Lynn Webb shares with us what it was like getting started as a dog trainer. Learning how to train dogs is the easy part. Knowing how to run a business with consistent income is the difficult part. Listen as Kat Camplin and Ines McNeil discuss the challenges that come with starting up your own dog training business. Learn more about the 12-week Start Your Own Dog Training Business Course here: http://themoderndogtrainer.net/business-course
Today, Sarah Filipiak, Certified Dog Behavior Consultant, joins us to discuss what it takes to be a true "professional" in the dog training industry and tells us a little bit about her new course "Becoming a Pro Dog Trainer." You can check out the show notes here: http://www.themoderndogtrainer.net/ep-13-sarah-filipiak-cdbc-becoming-pro-dog-trainer/ Check out her new course here: http://www.themoderndogtrainer.net/ProDogTrainer
Jennifer Shryock B.A. CDBC is the dog training industry’s go-to expert when it comes to families, children, and dogs. We were really excited to have her on our show this month to discuss how she got this expertise and share with us how working with babies and children as a dog trainer can be challenging, but extremely rewarding. See the show notes at http://www.themoderndogtrainer.net/ep-12-jennifer-shryock-family-paws-llc-dogs-storks/
Ines McNeil and Kat Camplin sit down with Brian Burton to discuss what it takes to have a successful facility in NYC. We also talk about what his latest research has led him to understand. We would greatly appreciate more reviews on iTunes if you enjoy this podcast. It helps increase the visibility of the podcast in iTunes so more dog trainers can find us! Additionally, check out our website to find the latest resources, downloads, and courses for up and coming dog trainers. http://www.themoderndogtrainer.net/
Molly Sumridge, Ines McNeil, and Kat Camplin discuss what compassion fatigue is, why pet professionals get it, and how you can take care of yourself now to prevent it from getting worse. Molly Sumner CDBC, CPDT-KSA, CFE, is a professional dog trainer and behavior consultant as well as a certified compassion fatigue educator. Her passion for dog training doesn't stop at clients and their dogs but also extends to her fellow colleagues. The Modern Dog Trainer Blog and Podcast offers lots of free resources for professional dog trainers and their businesses. Check us out online at www.themoderndogtrainer.net for free downloads, articles, and our free eBook "10 Common Mistakes New Dog Trainers Make with Their Businesses."
Ines and Kat of the Modern Dog Trainer Podcast interview Rachel Golub about what it takes to run an animal training business in San Diego California while juggling long work hours and two small kids. Be sure to check our website for show notes and free resources and downloads!
Ines and Kat talk with Donna Hill about her experiences and her new service dog training institute.