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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.

APDT membership means joining an association of professionals who care about the dog training and behavior industry. With more than 4,000 members around the world, we offer numerous opportunities to network, educate, learn and share experience, guidance and help.

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Take your education further. Take it online.

APDT offers the most extensive online training for professional dog trainers in the world.

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Unleash your imagination.

At the annual APDT Conference and Trade Show, APDT members can learn, meet, and try out thousands of exciting new canine products, all under one roof. No wonder it’s the highlight of the year for our members.

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