PPAB offers the only Accredited Training Technician and Professional Canine Trainer  certification for professionals who believe there is no place for shock, choke, prong, fear or intimidation in canine training and behavior practices. PPAB also offers the only psychometrically developed examination for Training & Behavior Consultants who also support  these humane and scientific practices


Accredited Professionals

When searching for a professional please determine your training and behavior goals and needs and the definitions below

Canine Training Technician - Technician – A definition

Dictionaries define the word technician in several ways.  “A person skilled in the technique of an art or craft” or “An expert in the practical application of science”.  We define a Canine Training Technician (Accredited) as “a technician skilled in the application of science and artistic endeavor who delivers results through the development of mutually respectful, caring relationships”. Click here to locate a CTT-A




Professional Canine Trainer -  A definition


Dictionaries define the word Trainer in several ways.  PPAB defines a dog trainer as a professional that teaches  obedience classes, day training, private training sessions, board and train programs and focuses primarily on pet dog skills and manners. We define a Canine Trainer (Accredited) as “a training professional  skilled in the application of science and artistic endeavor who delivers results through the development of mutually respectful, caring relationships”. Click here to locate a PCT-A


Professional Canine  Behavior Consultant -  A definition

  

Dictionaries define the word Consultant in several ways.  PPAB defines a  Consultant as a professional who undertakes consultations and focuses primarily on modifying behavior problems that are elicited by emotions. Consultants are also professional dog trainers that can competently  teach   obedience classes, day training, private training sessions, board and train programs that focus on  pet dog skills and manners. 

We define a Consultant as a behavior and training professional skilled in the application of science and artistic endeavor who delivers results through the development of mutually respectful, caring relationships”. Click here to locate a PCBC-A




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