you bored with your life? Start your journey to an exciting career
with us in animal training!
the Animal Behavior Academy, we offer course work in all aspects
of animal training, behavior management and business development.
trainer and owner, Terena Thomas is one of the few animal trainers
in Colorado certified by the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT).
She also holds memberships in the National Association of Dog
Obedience Instructors, the Delta Society, and the International
Association of Canine Professionals.
We are a special program, because we offer more one-on-one time
with award-winning, certified Master Trainers than any other school.
The hands-on experience found in our full immersion course can
be attributed to the select number of students we accept for each
class, which is limited to eight.
Our comprehensive program includes a curriculum
based on scientific research, experiential learning and sound
business practice. We take a special interest in each student’s
success; we want you to be successful in your career as a trainer!
Our Rocky Mountain training campus is located between Aspen and
Vail, Colorado and provides a tranquil learning atmosphere. We
are located just 30 minutes from the Eagle/Vail airport and within
minutes to world class rafting, caving, horseback riding, rock
climbing, skiing, fishing, goifing and hiking. The world famous
hot springs pool in Glenwood Springs is only a half hour from
where the Academy campus is located.
are confident that you will enjoy your educational experience
with us alongside the Colorado River, where you will be kissed
by your clients and awakened each morning to wagging tails. Our
agility fields, classrooms and indoor heated training arena, are
all designed to echo with joy and fun, as you learn in an environment
filled with enthusiasm.