Master the business of R+ dog training

You know dogs. We know dog business.

The business side of training can be overwhelming. From feeling confident making sales to saving time for your own dog as you grow, there’s a lot to learn.

Whether you’re a beginner looking to turn your love of dogs into your life’s work or have years of experience under your belt, we’ll guide you and your business to the next level.

Training dogs is your passion. Turning your passion into a thriving business is ours.


Eliminate imposter syndrome


Attract your ideal clients


Enjoy success without burnout

Succeed at every stage

Get more dog training clients and deliver like a seasoned pro.

Nail your marketing, make more money, and change more lives.

Banish burnout and sustain your energy for long-term success.

Running a training business can get lonely.

Come THRIVE! with us.

Cut through the confusion and know exactly where to focus your time and energy, turning your dedication to dogs into a healthy income and a life you love.

  • Secure, reliable income: Know how to get and manage clients—no more nail-biting slow times or frenzied busy periods.
  • Confident business mastery: Price, market, and sell your services with ease. When you’re in control of your business, you can focus on the fun part.
  • Supportive community: Join our welcoming community of positive reinforcement dog pros for ongoing guidance and support.

THRIVE! is a group coaching membership for R+ trainers worldwide, with guidance from expert coaches and the support of a like-minded community.

What our clients say


“No more feeling scattered and disorganized. I am much more confident these days, and business is way up, thanks to your valuable coaching about marketing, packages, and sales.” 

–Lisa Benshoff, Dogs Behaving Better
dogbiz client & THRIVE! member, Easton, MD


“I was stuck working a part-time job as well as running my business. dogbiz’ creative solutions allowed me to quit the job and pursue my true career.”

– Joanna Moritz,
Fur & Feather Works
dogbiz client, Reno, NV


“THRIVE! is going to be the single best thing you ever do for your dog training business. I can’t imagine not having this group.”

– Kelly Fahey,
PupScouts of Hunterdon
THRIVE! member, NJ

Get started with our free resources

Help more dogs (and humans) by growing your business with our free guide.

  • Level up your core skills with our top 5 biz tips
  • Avoid the most common (and costly!) errors
  • Start your path to success with our 7 best dogbiz blog posts
  • Maximize your time with the best paid and free resources

Start your training business on the right foot (paw?) with a checklist that shows you exactly what to do and when.

  • 10 clear steps for starting your R+ training business
  • Lay strong foundations with our top tips for beginners
  • Avoid the most common (and costly!) errors
  • Get the info you need first with curated links and resources

How dogbiz helps you start, grow, and thrive

For more than 20 years, we’ve helped positive reinforcement dog trainers run successful, sustainable businesses. It’s our way of creating a better world for dogs and the people who love them. 

We provide expert business coaching, essential resources, and community support to R+ trainers around the globe. Our business is to help you love yours.

Learn why we dogbiz better than anyone else.

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