We are official members and/or certified by these amazing organizations!

The Association of Professional Dog Trainers - https://apdt.com/


The Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) is a professional organization of individual trainers who are committed to becoming better trainers through education. The APDT was founded in 1993 by Ian Dunbar, PhD, BVetMed, MRCVS. A renowned veterinarian, animal behaviorist, dog trainer and writer, Dr. Dunbar created the APDT as an inclusive forum for trainers to network with each other and provide educational opportunities and grow the profession. With a goal of helping trainers improve their knowledge and skills through education, the APDT provides an industry standard of excellence for our profession.




American Dog Breeders Association - http://www.adba.cc/


Safe Dog






The American Dog Breeders Association, Inc. is committed to being a leader in the preservation of the rights of dog owners and breeders. The Safe Dog Program is comprised of two levels.  Basic Level I is a test of a dogs socialization and basic obedience training along with certification of the dog owners knowledge of basic canine psychology and the elements of responsible canine ownership. Advanced Level II consists of the first two elements stated above plus a temperament evaluation by a canine behaviorist or trainer.  After successful completion of the testing, a dog can apply to the American Dog Breeders Association for the award of Safe Dog Certified Basic Level I (SDC) or Safe Dog Certified Advanced Level II. (SDC II)