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Dog Trainer

Loyal Companion Sanford, ME

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Do you think of your pet as a member of the family? If so, then we have a lot in common! Like you, we are extremely devoted to our pets and only want the best for them.  We are a community of true pet lovers with shared interests and values. We are professionally committed to being your resource for all aspects of pet ownership including health and nutrition, training, grooming and the latest in general pet care. Our dog trainers combine their knowledge of command based training and behavioral development in order to facilitate an everlasting bond of unconditional love between pet and pet parent. 

Here is what a day in the life of a Dog Trainer would look like:

  • Leading multi-week group classes for puppies and adult dogs
  • Combining positive reinforcement command, behavior, socialization and wellness into their classes
  • Conducting potential customer consultations
  • Follows safe practices and procedures when introducing dogs
  • Conduct potential customer consultations
  • Actively engage pet parents to continue to grow the business
  • Positively interact with pet parents in-person, via email, text and phone


We will teach you a lot but what we need you to already have:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Minimum 1 year experience teaching in a group class setting
  • Experience with private training
  • Knowledge in command and behavioral based training
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent dog handling skills
  • Must have a love for dogs and a keen sense for animal safety
  • Must be observant


Physical Demands:

  • Position requires person to work both indoors and outdoors
  • Majority of day is spent standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing all day
  • Must be able to lift 50+ pounds
  • Must be comfortable working with a wide variety of animals including small and large dogs
  • Must be able to work around pet hair and dander
  • Communicate with proper spelling and grammar via email/ text
  • Communicate with clients in a friendly, upbeat manner
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Regularly be able to talk and hear


IPP is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  IPP recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

Loyal Companion


Sanford, ME
04073 USA



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