WE C.A.R.E.

C = compassion
A = awareness
R = respect
E = ethics

Welcome to Nordic Education Centre for Ethical Dog Trainers

Welcome to Nordic Dog Trainer, the premier online education choice for dog owners and aspiring dog trainers and behavior experts.

With over 50 countries represented among our student body, we are truly a global education center connecting dogs and their caretakers world wide.

Our philosophy takes its roots in the Scandinavian culture of collaboration, understanding, respect and trust. Our focus is on creating an environment where dogs and students are not only emotionally secure but thrive in the learning process.

This enables us to deliver world-class training programs, based on compassion, awareness, respect and ethics in dog training.

 

Nordic Dog Trainer Calendar

June 2024

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  • Level 2 sessions
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  • Q&A Level 1 January 2024
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  • Tiny Science Chat
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  • Weekly Facebook live
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  • Group 2 - Aggression course Module 4 live case study
  • Study Expert Group - Turid Rugaas - Mentoring Program 2023 - 24
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  • NDCC Monthly lesson
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  • Level 3 seminar
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  • Weekly Facebook live
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  • Calming Signals Specialist Seminar
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  • Nordic Dog C.A.R.E. Community Turid Rugaas Monthly Webinar
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  • Tiny Science Chat
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  • Weekly Facebook live
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  • Level 4 Q&A with Turid Rugaas
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  • NDCC Case study session
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  • Aggression course Module 5 live case study
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  • Weekly Facebook live
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  • CARE Monthly Q&As

International Dog Trainer School

Dog Care Community

Coming soon. 

Our story

Our school is based in Norway, but we are educating dog trainers and behaviour experts from all around the world.

Lisbeth is Principal of the International Dog Trainer School and the founder of Nordic Education Centre for Dog Trainers. She has 21 years’ experience with problem solving and behaviour in dogs.

Students

Teachers and mentors

Countries represented

Years educating

Why learn with us

Ethical standards
Adhering to the highest ethical standards, we offer high-quality online and in-person education to dedicated dog lovers from around the world.

Philosophy
Our philosophy is based on the work of Turid Rugaas and an understanding of dogs’ calming signals.

Core Values

  • Truly understanding the needs and behaviours of dogs
  • Humane and stress-free training based on the latest scientific research
  • Animal welfare
  • Honesty
  • Trust
  • Ethics
  • Bringing people with love for dogs together
  • Creating a safe and including learning environment

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What Our Students Say

This course is an absolute must for anyone who shares their life with a dog. Learning the language of my dogs in a relaxed, friendly and knowledgable atmosphere with great teachers has led to a greater understanding and an even stronger bond.
Sarah Cullen, Switzerland

I don’t know how you did it but you created an amazing combination of useful information, practical work and how to develop a deep understanding of the nuances of dog’s reactions — and all of this in a friendly and positive atmosphere!

Elena Belaya, Russia