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APDT Certificate Courses are designed to provide in-depth education on specific topics. Students will attend weekly lectures, participate in online discussions with fellow classmates, and work on homework assignments. Courses are designed to be challenging and thought provoking, and students who successfully complete the course will walk away with real, tangible, applicable materials and resources that can immediately be applied to their businesses.

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Dog Training 101: What All Beginning Trainers Should Know 09/02/2015 10/06/2015
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APDT eLearning

On-demand APDT webinars available from our archives. Learn various aspects of the dog training profession, including learning, behavior, health and nutrition, laws and regulations, business, and general industry topics by professionals from around the world.

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APDT financial information can be viewed at Guidestar.com or by sending a request to David Feldner, CAE, Executive Director at david.feldner@apdt.com

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Letter To All APDT Members

July 14, 2015 - Last month, I sent out an email with Association updates and mentioned then that a letter would arrive via email every month to keep you aware of what was happening with your Association. As promised, here is this month’s update! I hope you enjoy the content and the exciting work being done.. Full Letter >

Order Your 2015 Annual Conference T-Shirt and Hoodie Today!

June 25, 2015 - Complete your conference registration form and place your order for a t-shirt or hoodie today. Sizes S-XXXL available. T-shirts and hoodies must be pre-ordered and picked up at the conference. They cannot be shipped and will not be sold at the conference. Register Now >


Update From APDT Board of Trustees

June 10, 2015 - The Board of Trustees met this week at APDT headquarters for both our Board meeting and our yearly strategic review session. We took into our work the thoughts and feedback we have received from members and we are excited to unveil some of the changes inspired by that feedback.


Professional Dog Trainer Joins APDT Board of Trustees

June 1, 2015 - Megan Armstrong, CPDT-KA, CBCC-KA, owner of Dogma Training & Pet Services Inc. in Calgary, Canada, has joined the board of trustees of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT).


APDT's New Management: Questions and Answers

The APDT recently announced our decision to partner with the association management company Associations International (AI). We have received many questions about the decision, what advantages it offers APDT, how and why it was made, and how it will impact the services we provide for our members. Please contact us at board@apdt.com with any additional questions or comments you have on the change.

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2015 APDT Educational Conference and Trade Show

October 14-17, 2015

Dallas, TX
Sheraton Dallas Hotel
400 North Olive Street
Dallas, TX 75201

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CANINE LIFE AND SOCIAL SKILLS (C.L.A.S.S.)

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The goals and objectives of the Canine Life and Social Skills (C.L.A.S.S.) program.

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Dogwise and APDT have been partners in promoting high quality information on dog care and training since the APDT was founded. Dogwise gives current APDT members discounts on retail purchases on line, at dog shows, and at the annual APDT Conference.

All APDT members receive a 10% discountThis discount applies to regularly priced items. Sales and clearance items are excluded. Enter your membership number in your Customer Account information and discounts will be applied automatically as long as your membership is valid. Discounts are taken at final checkout. Thank you for making Dogwise your partner in dog care and training!

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The Dog Trainer's Resource 3 - APDT Chronicle Of The Dog Collection

Now Available from Dogwise!

The Dog Trainer's Resource 3 contains the best APDT Chronicle of the Dog articles from the past few years, placing a special emphasis on developing skills in areas where many dog trainers may lack experience, like specialized training protocols and improving business practices for profitability and longevity.

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