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Certifications and affiliations:
Certified Professional Dog Trainer
Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT)
Certified Dog Behavior Consultant
International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC)
Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT)
Mary is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) through the
CCPDT. This is an independent certification that requires experience, references and in-depth testing. While there is no national certification for dog trainers, the CCPDT is quickly becoming the industry standard.
The Association of Professional Dog Trainers is dedicated to improving dog training through education. It is the largest dog trainer
association in the world. The APDT encourages the use of dog-friendly training techniques and provides continuing education opportunities to its members.
The International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants is an organization dedicated to the science and study of behavior consulting. Certification requires extensive hours of education, consulting, submission of references, case studies and analysis of a variety of issues related to knowledge in animal behavior in the designated species. Mary is a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant.
We are in Portland, Oregon.
Portland NET (Neighborhood Emergency Teams) is a network of trained volunteers who assist during times when first responders become overwhelmed, such as during strong storms, or in the event of an earthquake or other natural disaster.