Join the APDT and enjoy some great membership benefits
Discounted Fees to our Annual Conference
Our annual conferences feature international and local speakers who are at the forefront of expertise and technology. Speakers have included world-renowned experts and authors such as Ian Dunbar, Jean Donaldson, Patricia McConnell, Suzanne Hetts, Nicole Wilde, Sue Sternberg, Ken Ramirez &Steve White.
Free quarterly magazine – Click!
Click! is a valuable resource for members. It contains up-to-date information, with articles by trainers and specialists the world over, book reviews, regular columns and news of upcoming events. Past issues have featured articles by our conference speakers and many others including Dr Ian Dunbar, Suzanne Clothier, James O'Heare, Karen Overall, Karen Pryor and local experts such as Kersti Seksel and Joanne Righetti.
Discounted Fees to Workshops
In addition to the annual conference we hold regular workshops. Topics have ranged from Exotic Animal Training to Physiotherapy for Canines to managing aggressive dogs.
Free access to the APDT Library
Our library of books, videos, CDs and DVDs includes hundreds of titles. We extend the collection regularly through purchases and donations. Members are encouraged to borrow. There are no borrowing fees.
Access to Members Only Yahoo Group and APDT Facebook
Ask for access and have the opportunity to ask advice and share thoughts and experiences with other members in a supportive environment.
List your services in the Trainers Directory
If you want to advertise your services and you are a full member, you can list yourself and your business in the Trainers Directory.
Use of the APDT logo on your marketing materialIf you are a full member, you can apply to use the Association logo in your marketing material.
Who Can Join?
Membership of APDT Australia is open to anyone with an interest in dog training and behaviour. From family pet dog owner to professional dog trainer, veterinarian, vet technician, groomer, breeder, shelter worker, dog club volunteer, dog sport enthusiast - all who work and live with pet dogs are invited to join the association.
Download the APDT flyer, print a copy to give to your friends and let them know about us too!.