January is the APDT’s National Train Your Dog Month


Start 2017 on the right paw with the APDT’s National Train Your Dog Month, which celebrates dogs and stresses the importance of canine training among pet professionals as well as modern families with four-legged members.

train your dog monthEducation is the APDT’s core mission. National Train Your Dog Month is our version of a public service announcement and enables more canine professionals, whether they’re APDT members or not, to better service their clientele and help more pets and people live better, happier lives together.

The APDT is pleased to provide a number of free resources for pet lovers, like tips on kids and pets interacting; considerations for multi-pet homes; understanding training methods and busting dominance myths; plus how to find the right trainer for you and your pet’s needs.

These insightful references and others were created with the help of several renowned pet training and behavior experts. Professional trainers and pet parents alike are encouraged to download these resources and share them. Visit apdt.com/petowners to access them and learn more.

The APDT encourages the pet industry to share the following links with anyone interested in learning more about dogs: apdt.com and www.TrainYourDogMonth.com.

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 5,200 members worldwide and is actively involved in ethics issues, business management, research, and continuing education in the professional dog training profession and pet industry.


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

Feature photo by Christina Rolfe and used under a creative commons license. No changes were made,


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