Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT)

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An Overview of Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT)

The Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) is a professional organization of individual dog trainers who are focused on becoming better trainers through education.

The APDT was founded in 1993 by Ian Dunbar DVM, Ph.D., as a forum for trainers to connect with each other and to discuss topics of mutual interest. They have since become a member-driven organization producing educational conferences throughout the United States. Their annual conference has grown from 250 participants to 1,500.

Membership has developed at a similar rate to 6,000 members around the world. The association is a voice for professional dog trainers. They offer a one-of-a-kind opportunity for networking and sharing thoughts through conferences, the membership directory, newsletter and seminars.

How to Join Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT)

Membership of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers is an investment that will pay for itself many times over. It’s an investment in learning and qualifications, in networking and industry recognition, and in growing your business. But more than that, APDT membership is an investment in the most unique relationship on earth – between humans and their canine companions.

Membership Categories:

• Professional Premium Members ($160/ year)
• Professional Members ($110/ year)
• Supporting Members ($89/ year)

Ready to become a member? You can apply online or download the membership form through the website below.

Resources forAssociation of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT)

Location: 2365 Harrodsburg Road A325, Lexington, KY 40504