The Association of Pet Dog Trainers Ireland

    Mission statement:To set a standard of excellence for dog training professionals and
    to foster the human/canine bond through education and the promotion
    of reward-based, dog-friendly training methods.

    APDT Ireland has created this code in accordance with our mission statement. This code frames our ethos and objectives and will guide members to understand and adhere to a training approach incorporating kind, efficient and ethical dog training practices.

    The Association’s code and practices are designed to give owners confidence that APDT Ireland accredited trainers have a scientifically based dog-training education which will enhance a caring, compassionate and rewarding learning experience for both themselves and their dogs.

    Code of Professional Practice

    This is my commitment to the Association, my colleagues, my clients and their dogs.
    I agree to adhere to this code as long as I am a member of the Association and I understand that any infringement on the above code may result in termination of my membership.