Dog Training Academy


The Positive Dog Trainer is our trademark enthusiast dog training assistant program. Ideal for beginners with no prior experience, the program accepts applications all year-round with an extremely small class size.

The ideal applicant should be determined, hardworking and willing to learn to build a strong foundation for themselves in the competitive dog training industry.


The Positive Dog Trainer

  • We are currently not accepting any applications
  • Upcoming Intakes:
    • N.A.


  • Theory Term: 4 weeks online sessions (4)
  • Revision Term Break: 0.5 month
  • Practicum Term: 2 months hands-on sessions (6)
  • Training Test and Graduation: 0.5 month
  • You must have your personal equipment when enrolled for the Program. It is strongly advised to purchase the Student Set from the Academy. However, if you opt to purchase your equipment from external vendors, Students must check with their Supervising Teacher to determine if the equipment meets the minimum standards of use for the Program. If the evaluated equipment does not meet minimum standards, you might be asked to purchase the Student Set before you are allowed to begin the Program. The Academy does not provide equipment for students to borrow.
  • 3 months limited email and telephone support upon Graduation.
Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday
10AM, 2PM
Online (Distance-Learning) | Clementi Campus @ 352 Clementi Avenue 2 #01-117 Singapore 120352
Class Size:
Teacher to Student Ratio:
Maximum Academy Capacity:
  • SGD50 for application fee (non-refundable, applied towards tuition if accepted)
  • SGD3500 for complete program, four online sessions, six hands-on sessions (fixed-schedule, weekday/weekend, 4 months validity)
  • No extensions.
  • SGD480 for Pawrus® Dog Training Academy (DTA) Student Set (enthusiast grade)
More About The Program

“This program is meticulously developed to cultivate the dog training changemakers of the next decade.”

The Positive Dog Trainer is a Trademarked Pawrus® Dog Training Academy Curriculum, uniquely designed in collaboration with Pawrus® Pet Grooming Academy.

It is exclusively taught by Kevin Yeo, Senior Clinical Animal Behaviourist.

In this industry-leading enthusiast program, you will learn our core values of compassion, confidence and by extension, the creativity necessary to excel in the dog training industry.

Certificate of Completion

A Pawrus® Certificate of Completion will be awarded to students who meet the strict requirements by passing a basic pet grooming theory and practical exam as part of the program’s graduating requirements.

If you are looking to learn Clicker Training and/or gain the opportunity to attain Certification, please apply for The Elite Positive Dog Trainer instead.


What Will You Learn?

  • Dog Physiology, Genetics & Ethology
  • Dog Body Language & Emotional Signals
  • Low Stress Handling Concepts
  • Fear Free Concepts
  • Learning Theory: Associative & Non-Associative
  • Science-Based Positive Reinforcement Training
  • Luring, Capturing, Shaping and Targeting
  • Naming Behaviours with Cues
  • Pass with Highest Distinction: A+
  • Pass with Distinction: A/A-
  • Pass: B
  • Fail: C and below
  • Students who earn the minimum equivalent of an A- on each component of the assessment process can crossover to The Elite Positive Dog Trainer, subject to the fulfillment of the remaining admission requirements.
  • Aspiring Dog Training Assistants
  • Aspiring Veterinary Nurses
  • Aspiring Veterinary Technicians
  • 5x Pawrus® Dog Training Academy i-Click Clicker (Assorted Colours)
  • 2x Pawrus® Dog Training Academy Rapid Rewards Training Treat Pouch (Green and Orange)
  • 1x Karen Pryor Academy Terry Ryan Clik Stik
  • 6x Ziwi Good Dog Rewards (Assorted Flavours)

Admission Criteria | Graduating Requirements | Application Instructions

As this is a physically and mentally demanding program, our prospective students are expected to meet these requirements to be considered for admission:

  • No prior experience required.
  • Passion for animals.
  • Minimum 16 years old and above.
  • Proficient in English or Mandarin Chinese.
  • Possess perfect vision (20/20 with or without glasses / lenses).
  • Physically and mentally fit.
  • For safety, pregnant females must obtain a Certification Letter endorsed by their Gynaecologist/Doctor certifying their fitness.


    To Graduate, a Student must:

    • Earn the minimum equivalent of a B on each component of the assessment process
    • Fulfill an attendance rate of ≥90%
    • Abide to the Pawrus® Student Code of Conduct


    Congratulations on your decision to apply to the Pawrus® Dog Training Academy: The Positive Dog Trainer Program!

    An application fee is required with your application. Paying your application fee online is fast, convenient, and secure via PayNow.

    Application fees are not refundable. If you are accepted to the program, your entire application fee will be applied towards your tuition.

    If Pawrus® declines your application, the entire application fee may be applied towards tuition for another Pawrus® Program if you enroll within 6 months.

    1. Download, Read and Complete the Student Enrolment Form.
    2. Pay the Application Fee via PayNow to UEN: 201424069N (Pawrus Pte. Ltd.) and capture a screenshot with its transaction reference as proof of payment.
    3. E-mail Please title your e-mail as “Application to Pawrus® Dog Training Academy: The Positive Dog Trainer – Full Name” and attach the documents stated above to the e-mail.

    Incomplete applications will not be processed.

    We will assess your application once all required information is received. You will be notified of your application’s outcome via e-mail.

    How Does It Work?

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    Step 1: Application.

    Getting to know you is the crucial first step. We will be in touch once we have assessed the information that you have submitted. You may be asked to provide more details for us to better assess your suitability for the program.

    Step 2: Offer and Acceptance.

    Congratulations. If you meet the strict requirements set by us, we will inform successful applicants such as yourself that they have been accepted for The Positive Dog Trainer Program! Offers will be made in writing via e-mail. You may be offered in any of our offer periods prior to the commencement of the program. You make the final choice from our offer. Once offered, our offer is only valid for that semester and expires if it is not accepted. A 100% deposit of the program fees is required to reserve and confirm your space in the intake that you have applied for. If an offer expires, an applicant will have to submit a fresh application and restart the entire enrolment process. Offers may not be held or carried over to consecutive semesters unless under extenuating circumstances. Offers may also be withdrawn at any time at our discretion.

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    Step 3: Matriculation and Orientation.

    School is almost here and you’ve been successfully enrolled! To begin your learning journey, you will attend a four-hour orientation to better prepare yourself for life in our school.

    Step 4: Learning and Evolution.

    We hope that you are ready to undergo a process of learning and self-discovery with the world’s most advanced professional dog training school. We are looking forward to working with you to create an endless ripple that would reverberate continuously throughout the entire dog training industry for decades to come.

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