The Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT), established in 2001, is the leading independent certifying organization for the dog training profession. The CCPDT is the leader in the development of rigorous exams to demonstrate mastery of humane, science-based dog training practices. Thousands of dog training professionals worldwide maintain the CCPDT’s certifications as a mark of high professional distinction. (Taken from www.ccpdt.org)

Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) measures a broad range of knowledge and skills in ethology, learning theory, dog training technique, and instruction.

To be eligible for the examination, you have to:

A minimum of 300 hours’ experience in dog training within the last 3 years.

Provide a signed attestation statement from a CCPDT certificant or a veterinarian

Sign and file the CCPDT Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics

Sign and file the CCPDT Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive (LIMA) Effective Behavior Intervention

Canine Good Citizen

Canine Good Citizen

Association of Professional Dog Trainers www.apdt.com

Canine Good Citizen

Association of Professional Dog Trainers www.apdt.com

Canine Good Citizen

Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) measures a broad range of knowledge and skills in ethology, learning theory, dog training technique, and instruction.

To be eligible for the examination, you have to:

A minimum of 300 hours’ experience in dog training within the last 3 years.

Provide a signed attestation statement from a CCPDT certificant or a veterinarian

Sign and file the CCPDT Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics

Sign and file the CCPDT Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive (LIMA) Effective Behavior Intervention

Canine Good Citizen

Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) measures a broad range of knowledge and skills in ethology, learning theory, dog training technique, and instruction.

To be eligible for the examination, you have to:

A minimum of 300 hours’ experience in dog training within the last 3 years.

Provide a signed attestation statement from a CCPDT certificant or a veterinarian

Sign and file the CCPDT Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics

Sign and file the CCPDT Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive (LIMA) Effective Behavior Intervention

Canine Good Citizen

Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) measures a broad range of knowledge and skills in ethology, learning theory, dog training technique, and instruction.

To be eligible for the examination, you have to:

A minimum of 300 hours’ experience in dog training within the last 3 years.

Provide a signed attestation statement from a CCPDT certificant or a veterinarian

Sign and file the CCPDT Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics

Sign and file the CCPDT Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive (LIMA) Effective Behavior Intervention

Canine Good Citizen

Canine Good Citizen

Association of Zoos & Aquariums

Animal Behavior Management Alliance

American Association of Zoo Keepers