Creating Kinder, Gentler Experiences for Pets


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 Find Affiliate Local Trainers and Behaviorists

 Professional Organizations


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American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
Board Certified Animal Behaviorist
Board Certified College of the AVMA
Animal Behavior Society
Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist Not all members accept behavior referrals
American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior
None - membership is restricted to veterinarians 
Professional interest without certification
Society of Veterinary Behavior Technicians SVBT None, different membership levels available
Professional interest quarterly newsletter
National Association of Dog Instructors NADOI “Endorsed to Instruct” based on written criteria
Multiple levels of endorsement
Association of Pet Dog Trainers
None - membership is non-restricted
All levels of competence
Certified Pet Dog Trainers, CPDT Testing Education based
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