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The Pet Professional Guild Educational Summit. 

Tampa, FL. Nov 11-13 2015

More than 30 speakers over 3 days. Register today. 

Representing Professionals Across The Pet Industry

Pet Owners Cat Training Professionals Dog Training Professionals Equine Training Professionals Avian Training Professionals Force Free Industry Students Pet Care Professionals Veterinarian Professionals Pet Grooming Professionals

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The Pet Professional Guild is a membership organization representing pet industry professionals who are committed to results based, science based force-free training and pet care.  Pet Professional Guild Members Understand Force-Free to mean: No Shock, No Pain, No Choke, No Fear, No Physical Force, No physical Molding, No Compulsion Based Methods are employed to train or care for a pet. 

Join PPG today and help us educate and engage more pet professionals and pet owners. Become a steward of the science based, result based force-free message, philosophy and training practices.

If you philosophically align yourself with PPG but need help learning the tools of the trade then join us as a provisional member and enjoy the benefits of our educational resources. The Pet Professional Guild also offers a FREE membership for Pet Owners. Join us today and support our mission and key charter. Click here

The Pet Professional Accreditation Board (PPAB)

Show the industry what you stand for!

PPAB offers the only psychometrically developed  certification for professionals who believe there is no place for shock, choke, prong, fear or intimidation in canine training and behavior practices.The Pet Professional Accreditation Program  is independent of any industry school, trade school, college or credentialing body. Applicants who pass the requirements earn specific titles which may be used after their names.  PPAB currently offers two  programs an accreditation for professional canine trainers and an accreditation for canine behavior consultants. Each  program has a rigorous path to completion.  You do not have to be a PPG active member to apply  and become credentialed through PPAB. You do however have to meet and maintain our eligibility criteria. Learn more here

PPG Latest News Release

Pet Professional Guild links up with Victoria Stilwell to support National Puppy Mill Awareness Day

Tampa, FL – National Puppy Mill Awareness Day falls on September 27, 2015 and the Pet Professional Guild (PPG) has partnered with renowned dog trainer, television personality and PPG Special Counsel member, Victoria Stilwell, in an effort to highlight the plight of millions of dogs held in puppy mills nationwide.

Stilwell recently released a video detailing a large puppy mill bust by Cherokee County Animal Shelter and Cherokee County Marshal's Office in Georgia that she was involved in last year. 

Read the full release here 

Live Webinars

PPG Hosted Seminars & Workshops

Friday, October 09, 2015 9:30 AM • Tampa, FL.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 • Sheraton Riverside, Tampa, FL
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 • The Aloft Hotel. Tampa, Fl.

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