Winter 2021 will be our initial pilot program


Our Mentorship is not currently open for enrollment.

In November & December 2020 we ran an online audition for applicants. On January 2, 2021 we will be announcing the 5 winners chosen for the pilot program.



We will launch the program Summer 2021


We are planning to start the Summer program on July 3, 2021. Applicants must be pre-approved, or must have completed our Youth Performer ADVANCED Training Course.


By the end of this course,

you’ll be able to...


Perform at a professional level

  • While engaging your audience
  • With Confidence
  • Regardless of distractions
  • In different environments

Perform in The Canine Stars shows (that fit into your schedule and travel capabilities).

Get hired for performances, media appearances, television / commercial work, and monetize your dog’s social account.

Compete to earn your AKC Trick Dog Performer & Elite Performer Titles


What you'll learn...


Performance Dog Sports:

  • Trick Training (including AKC titling tricks)
  • Freestyle & Sequences
  • Disc Freestyle & Distance
  • Dock Diving
  • Agility
  • High Jumping

Performance Dog Health

Social Media Business

  • Performer Etiquette
  • Photography/Videos
  • Monetizing Influencer status

International Travel with your dog

Professional Performer Secrets

Public Speaking for Announcing & Media Interviews

Getting Hired - Portfolio Development for Performances, TV, Commercials, Advertising, & Casting Auditions



This course is closed for enrollment.

Youth Performer Mentorship Program Curriculum


  Welcome to Stunt Dog School and the Youth Performer Mentorship Program
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  Weeks 1-4: Welcome & Introduction (January 2 & January 16)
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  Weeks 5-9: Trick Training and Performing (January 30 & February 13)
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  Weeks 9-12: Freestyle Foundations: Sequences (February 27 & March 13)
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  Weeks 13-16: Freestyle Dance (March 27 & April 10)
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  Weeks 17-20: Distance Disc and Throwing (April 24 & May 8)
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  Weeks 21-24: Freestyle Disc Tricks (May 22 & June 5)
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  Weeks 25-28: Agility (June 19 & July 3)
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  Weeks 29-31: Dock Diving (July 17 & July 31)
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  Weeks 33-35: High Jump (August 14 & August 28)
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  Weeks 37-39: Flyball (September 11 & September 25)
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  Weeks 41-43: Speaking: Announcing and Media Interviews (October 9 & October 23)
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  Weeks 45-47: End Evaluation Prep (November 6 & November 20)
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  Weeks 49-51: End Evaluation (December 4 & December 18)
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Trainer's Forum


Why waste your time defending yourself against the haters on Instagram or other social networks?

Join our Community of like-minded trainers who truly love dogs just as much as you do.

Meet your new classmates who are also driven to succeed in the exciting world of performance dogs.

Our Trainer's Forum is open to all students, as well as all of the Canine Stars Trainers, for free sharing of ideas, posting video assignments, support and encouragement.