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Join Our Team

Do you share our passion for dogs? WOOFS! is frequently on the look-out for enthusiastic new talent on our daycare team and in our training department.

Daycare

Our TeamWOOFS! is seeking reliable, hard working, team players for full- and part-time positions as daycare attendants. Experience with animal care is preferred, but a desire to learn is required. Candidates must be willing to learn about dog behavior and learning theory.

Starting pay is $9/hr and benefits for full-time employees include paid leave. Job duties include cleaning up after dogs and supervising play groups. Attendants must be able to be on their feet and alert for all of their shift.

Promotion opportunities exist for qualified employees. Daycare employees are also eligible for apprenticeship opportunities in our training program.

Apply now!

 

Trainers

We are proud of our large team of dedicated and knowledgable trainers.  WOOFS! trainers have spoken at local and national events including ClickerExpo the annual conference of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers.  We have published materials in national journals like the Chronicle of the Dog, have hosted webinars, and have served on national committees.  We run agility, herd sheep, hike with our dogs, and volunteer in rescue.  We commit to always keep learning and to always keep innovating.

Why train for WOOFS! Dog Training Center?

  • We have a local and national reputation for high quality, positive training
  • We are dedicated to continuing education.  We attend workshops, seminars and conferences, often as a group.
  • We communicate regularly through quarterly meetings, our email list, and even a book club
  • We support each other with ideas for class exercises and suggestions for behavioral challenges
  • We are more than peers -- we are a family!

Requirements:

  • Committed to positive reinforcement training
  • Experienced clicker trainer
  • Well-versed in the theory and practice of operant and classical conditioning
  • Solid understanding of normal dog behavior and a fundamental understanding of abnormal dog behavior
  • Strong communication skills and ability to develop rapport with students
Think you have what it takes?  

Send your training resume to info@woofsdogtraining.com. In your email, you must outline why you believe you meet our requirements.  

Due to the high volume of casual inquiries, we cannot provide individual responses to requests that do not meet the above requirements. 

 

Apprentice Trainers

Prospective apprentices must demonstrate some existing experience or dedication to animal training. Daycare employees are eligible to apprentice with our trainers.

Read: “So You Want to Become a Dog Trainer!” by Association of Pet Dog Trainers

 

 

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At WOOFS! we use only positive reinforcement training methods grounded in the latest canine behavioral science. This dog-friendly approach is endorsed by the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behaviorists, the ASPCA, and every other reputable animal organization in the country.

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