APDT Annual Conference Celebrates 22 Years This October

May 26th, 2015

May 26, 2015 – One of the leading continuing education events dedicated to professional dog training and behavior will celebrate its 22nd anniversary when the Association of Professional Dog Trainers’ Annual Conference and Trade Show convenes at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas, Oct. 14-17, 2015.

The four-day event will offer outstanding opportunities for professional dog trainers to increase their knowledge, business, and career through practical and comprehensive educational sessions, hands-on workshops, networking, and social events. The trade show will feature the newest products and services for dog training and behavior from over 75 exhibitors. This event consists of a variety of learning formats including: general sessions, roundtable discussions, and APDT “shorts.” The live animal workshops, which include:  Guinea Pig Training: Scent Detection; From Head to Nails: Practical Uses for Desensitization and Classical Conditioning; Troubleshooting Aggression/Anxiety with Socks, Handkerchiefs, and Lunch Sacks; and On Leash Dog-Dog Encounters: Assessing Behaviors, Predicting Outcomes, Best Practices are filling quickly.

Prospective attendees are encouraged to register online by July 31 to save $60. To register for the conference, view the educational program or book a hotel room before Sept. 18, visit  https://staging.apdt.com/conference.

The Association of Professional Dog Trainers, headquartered in Lexington, Ky., was founded in 1993 to be an inclusive forum for trainers to network with each other, provide educational opportunities, and grow the profession. Currently, the APDT reaches more than 6,000 members worldwide and is actively involved in ethics issues, business management, research, and continuing education in the professional dog training professional and pet industry.

Mandy Roberts, (859) 545-0483
2365 Harrodsburg Road, Suite A325
Lexington, KY  40504
(800) PET-DOGS