SHOW DOG PREP SCHOOL

WHERE CHAMPIONS ARE MADE


Show Dog Prep School is the premier online college for the art and science of conformation training, ring handling and show dog preparation. Our faculty is an impressive collection of professional dog trainers who also have a background in conformation training, handling and/or breeding.

POSITIVE METHODS, MAXIMUM RESULTS

At Show Dog Prep School we are committed to training show dogs using progressive, science based positive reinforcement based methods that encourage teamwork and partnership.

  • Positive Reinforcement Based Methods – We teach our students to train their dogs using science based methods that utilize positive reinforcement and dog friendly techniques.
  • Online Courses – Learn in the comfort of your own home at your own speed with our easy to navigate online classes.
  • Encourage Teamwork and Partnership – Our goal is to not only help build train their dogs but to teach people to live with and work with dogs in a way that creates a strong working relationship and partnership between dogs and their people.

OUR VALUES

OUR MISSION

Quality and results in our training. Honesty and transparency in our methods. Support and guidance for our students.

OUR COMMITMENT

We understand that dogs are sentient beings and family members to the people who love them. We are committed to training using methods that are not only effective but that are based in science and are dog friendly.

ACCESS A VARIETY OF TOOLS TO HELP YOU SUCCEED!

Online Courses

Our online courses are offered through a modern, easy to navigate learning platform. Students can start classes at any time and work through them at their own pace click for source. Most courses are available as Course Only or as a Course with Coaching which offers instructor feedback.

Mentor Program

If you are looking for more individual coaching our Mentor Program is for you! Our one year mentorship program allows students to get one-on-one personalized coaching from Show Dog Prep School founder Vicki Ronchette.

Blog

Our blog contains many articles on all things conformation. You will find a wide variety of articles on everything conformation including training, handling, behavior modification, puppy raising and so much more.

Resources

Our Resources page offers you a variety of conformation and training books, websites and online sources. You will also find links to vendors who we feel offer quality products for show dogs such as show leads and grooming supplies.