Relevant Ability: Charisma
The ability to teach and train animals with an intellect above that of instinctive insects. An animal usually has an Intelligence of 1-3. It takes 1 week of work to teach an animal a trick. Other things can be done, push an animal beyond it's limits, or teach it general training, such as combat training or general labor.
Check: Target numbers based on the intelligence of the animal being trained, and what it is being trained for.
Action: Maybe. If the animal is being directed to do an established trick: no, if it is being pushed beyond normal limits: yes but usually only move equivalent as you coerce the poor creature, training: Yes, 8 hours a day for a week.