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Trainer Endorsement Programme

The APDTNZ released a Trainer Endorsement Programme (TEP) at the annual conference held 2-4 June 2017 in Auckland. The TEP recognises and endorses those APDTNZ members who, as dog trainers, have a level of knowledge, experience and academic qualifications, or accreditation that is of a high calibre and is in line with the Association’s Code of Ethics promoting dog friendly training techniques. The aim is that over time endorsement will become a benchmark for dog-friendly, qualified, and experienced trainers so the public, as well as other dog trainers, can confidently seek them out.   Read more…