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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Including Children in Your Dog Training Program


By Erica Marshall, CPDT-KA Wicked Good Dog Training wickedgooddogtraining.com Families with children and dogs can be some of our most fun clients, and also some of our most challenging. Getting children involved in the care and training of their family dog is a win-win for everyone. It affords us the opportunity to educate both parents […]

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Teaching Tricks is a Real Treat!


By Pat Engel, CPDT-KA Certified Trick Dog Instructor & Owner Co-Pilot Dog Training copilotdogtraining.com Seventeen years of teaching beginning obedience classes was taking a toll on my enthusiasm. That’s not to say I don’t love owning my own training business—I do. I am grateful every day to have a vocation that I’m passionate about. But teaching […]

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Letter from the Editor: June, 2016


Hello friends and fellow certificants! We know that you haven’t heard from us in a while, but we’re back and better than ever! And we’ve been busy! Many certificants have expressed that we need to be doing a better job with marketing efforts. And we agree! This year, we’re increasing marketing efforts with a focus […]

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