Canine Management Course Schedule

Earn a Continuing Education and Training Certificate in Canine Training and Management.

Start a career as a professional dog trainer, or gain additional skills to enhance your current profession in the animal field.

You will learn the following:

  • Fundamentals in canine education
  • Basic business and communication skills
  • Working harmoniously with human and canine clientele
  • Improving the quality of canine education and training
  • Canine training standards

The training is conducted by a team of seasoned instructors who are experts in the field.

Tentative Schedule

Register today! Registration is only available for 2013 courses.

Saturdays, Oct. 2013 – Aug. 2014 (17 sessions)
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Course # Title Start Date
VOC-500 About Dogs Oct. 26, 2013
VOC-501 Communicating with
the Dog's Owner
and Beyond
Nov. 23, 2013
VOC-502 Training Methodologies Dec. 14, 2013
VOC-519 Creating Your Personal Business Plan Jan. 11, 2014
VOC-520 Teaching the Basic Obedience Program Jan. 25, 2014
VOC-521 Fur and Feathers Feb. 8, 2014
VOC-522 Canine Sports vs. the Working Dog Feb. 22, 2014
VOC-523 Services for the Client March 15, 2014
VOC-524 Basic Counseling Techniques March 29, 2014
VOC-525 Pet First Aid and
Natural Solutions
April 12, 2014
VOC-526 Obedience
Practicum I
April 26, 2014
VOC-527 Obedience
Practicum II
May 10, 2014
VOC-528 Puppy Kindergarten May 31, 2014
VOC-529 Training and
Behavior Issues I
June 14, 2014
VOC-530 Training and
Behavior Issues II
June 28, 2014
VOC-531 Comparative
July 12, 2014
VOC-532 Canine Training and Management
Student Evaluation
July 26, 2014


Susan Bulanda, lead instructor
Recognized as a dog trainer since 1963, Susan Bulanda has worked with dogs in a variety of fields. She developed the Canine Training and Management Program for students who want to become dog trainers and canine behavior consultants.

Bulanda is recognized worldwide as an expert in canine Search and Rescue (SAR) and as a canine and feline behavior consultant. She is certified with the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, and she served both as its Vice President and Dog Chair Person. She has won numerous awards including the prestigious Maxwell Award from the Dog Writers Association of America, has lectured worldwide, written hundreds of articles and authored multiple books.

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