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APDT Australia Inc
PO Box 58
SPIT JUNCTION 2088
AUSTRALIA


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Membership Levels

You have the choice of Full Membership or Associate Membership. Once you complete the application and pay your annual membership subscription, your application is submitted for review at the monthly meeting of the APDT Committee. The committee meets on the second Friday of every month. You should hear whether you application has been successful in the week following that monthly meeting.

 

Full Membership

Annual Subscription: A$65.00 which becomes due and payable on the anniversary of the date you joined the APDT.

Full Membership is open to any adult person who has an interest in the field of pet dog training and agrees to abide by the Constitution (for the time being in force) and supports the Vision and Mission Statements and the Code of Ethics of APDT Australia Inc. Benefits include listing in the membership directory and trainer directory, subscription to the magazine Click! and irregular eNewsletters, use of the online library, voting privileges, reduced fees to official association events (seminars, workshops, etc) and the opportunity to use the APDT Australia Inc Logo in advertising*.

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Join online now or download our MembershipForm.pdf

Associate Membership

Annual Subscription: A$55.00 which becomes due and payable on the anniversary of the date you joined the APDT.

Associate Membership is open to any adult person who has an interest in dogs, and agrees to abide by the Constitution (for the time being in force) and supports the Vision and Mission Statements and the Code of Ethics of APDT Australia Inc. Benefits include listing in the membership directory, email subscription to the magazine Click! and irregular eNewsletters, use of the online library, voting privileges and reduced fees to official association events (seminars, workshops, etc). Associates enjoy the same benefits as Full members with the exception of listing in the Trainer Directory and use of the APDT Australia Inc Logo in advertising.

Join online now or download our MembershipForm.pdf

Overseas Membership

As an overseas members you receive an email subscription to the magazine Click! and irregular eNewsletters. If you wish to receive a hard copy of Click! via post, please add A$30 to the above Annual Subscription fee to cover additional postage costs.

Upgrade Your Membership

Members may at any time upgrade their membership online or by re-submitting a signed application form together with the appropriate membership fee difference.

 


Why Join APDT

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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 material

If 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!

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