CCPDT responds to release of aversion-based remote training collar


September 20, 2016 A trending topic of conversation among dog trainers this week is the use of tools in training. A new product was released to the market selling dogs owners the ability to monitor their dog’s activity level and reduce or eliminate unwanted behavior through a remote training collar. Manufactured by Garmin, Delta Smart […]

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An Opportunity to Participate in an Important Survey!


Calling all Certified Professional Dog Trainers! Texas Tech University, in collaboration with the National Canine Research Council, is searching for survey participants! Certified Professional Dog Trainers (CPDT-KA and CPDT-KSA) are needed to participate in a short survey about dogs. You will see video clips of various dogs doing many different kinds of things. You will then […]

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Congratulations new certificants!


Congratulations to our new certificants, all your hard work has paid off! Christine Armstrong, CPDT-KSA, CBCC-KA Farpoints Farm Spokane, WA Shea Baker, CPDT-KA, CPDT-KSA Whitesburg Animal Hospital Huntsville, AL whitesburganimalhospital.com Janet Galante, CPDT-KA, CPDT-KSA Sit! Stay! Play! Tucson, AZ sitstayplaytucson.com Jacqueline Laubacher, CPDT-KA, CPDT-KSA Richmond, VA Beth Pederson, CPDT-KSA Fairy Dogmother Snellville, GA fairydogmother.info Susan Sparks, […]

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Announcement, May 18: Presenter Eligibility Requirements


Dear Certificants, Certification, and the process of recertification through continuing education, lends credibility to the dog training and behavior consulting profession. More importantly, in an unregulated industry where anyone can brand him or herself as qualified, a credentialing program works to develop and maintain industry standards that protect the wellbeing and safety of dogs, their […]

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