We Must Listen To Understand


By Dr. Suzanne Hetts, CAAB & Melissa McCue-McGrath, CPDT-KA Just as communication between people and dogs can sometimes be muddled, cause misunderstandings and motivate social conflict, so can communication between professionals. Over the last fifteen years or so, communication between individuals within the field of dog training and individuals within the science of animal behavior […]

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Letter from the President, March 2017


Dear Certificants, Recently, there have been questions about communication and follow-up within the CCPDT’s corporate office. We  would like to take this opportunity to provide with you updated contact information for the CCPDT.   Professional Testing Corporation has been our primary exam development and administration company since the first exam was issued in 2001. In […]

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New CCPDT Certificant Benefits: Welcome E-Training for Dogs and PROfur


by Yvonne Ferguson, CPDT-KA Being a CCPDT comes with a variety of benefits including ones designed specifically for you! The CCPDT is proud to announce the launch of our new Certificant Benefits, with more being added in the near future. Certificants already receive great offers and discounts from companies like Dogwise, Tawzer Dog and Business […]

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e-Training for Dogs and the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers


By Cheryl Aguiar, PhD “I want to get a Certificate in dog training. How do I go about this?” For the last ten years, I’ve probably gotten at least one of these calls every week. As the founder and President of E-Training for Dogs, a pioneer (established, 2005) in online webinars for dog professionals and […]

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Congratulations to 2016’s new certificants!


Congratulations to our Fall 2016 certificants. All your hard work has paid off! New CPDT-KAs, September 2016 Lesley Adams  Profile FRANKLIN, TN Kristina F. Aldrich-Ames  Profile ST PETERSBURG, FL Kristen A. Allegro  Profile PRESTON, CT Renee Amodeo  Profile VIENNA, VA Ratna Anagol  Profile PACIFIC GROVE, CA Eric R. Anderson  Profile BROOKLYN, NY Kymberly D. Anderson  Profile MILAN, MI Sheri L. Anderson  Profile VERO […]

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