Level 1: Method
Understanding of the Tenderfoot 3-step philosophy and drills, and demonstrating the ability to teach average dogs and clients. Proficiency in performing drills in an appropriate and sensitive manner.
Level 2: Internship
Enhancing your dog training practice through an immersion experience of your choice at a training facility, dog rescue or daycare. Elevating your skills through teaching a variety of dogs and clients while advancing towards more difficult behaviors.
Level 3: Mastery & Mentor
Advanced obedience skills working with challenging or aggressive dogs and teaching these skills to clients. Training other dog trainers or becoming a specialized trainer in a specific sport or service activity.