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The Shock-Free Coalition - The What, Why and When!

  • Monday, September 25, 2017
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
  • Live Webinar


  • A FREE webinar for everyone. Come and learn about the Shock-Free Coalition

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Presented by Niki Tudge

The key purpose of the Shock-Free Coalition is to build a strong and broad movement committed to eliminating shock devices from the supply and demand chain. This goal will be reached when shock tools and equipment are universally unavailable and not permitted for the training, management and care of pets.

Join Niki Tudge for this celebratory webinar on the roll out day of the Shock-Free Coalition. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn what the coalition is, the purpose and the goal
  • Review the Shock-Free Pledge 
  • Review the Blueprint PowerPoint available to you all as an educational tool in your community - the first of many
  • Ask questions, learn more about how you can get involved

About The Presenter

Niki Tudge PCBC-A AABP-CDBT AAPB–CDT is the president and founder of The DogSmith, an international licensing company for pet trainers and pet care providers, and president and founder of The Pet Professional Guild, an industry association for science based humane pet professionals. Tudge also founded, and is a faculty member, at DogNostics Career Center, an online school for pet professionals, and currently serves as the president of Doggone Safe a, nonprofit aimed at dog bite prevention through education. 

Before following her passion into association management and nonprofit administration, Tudge enjoyed a distinguished career in the hospitality industry holding executive positions all over the world. This extensive experience managing luxury hotels serviced by hundreds of employees and management personnel provided her with incredibly broad knowledge in every facet of business.

Along with her business degree and MBA from Oxford Brookes University, England, Tudge is also a certified Six Sigma Black Belt, an HCITB TS1, TS2 and TS3 certified people trainer, and a certified facilitator and project manager. She is the author of People Training Skills for Pet Professionals, Get Coaching Now, Training Big for Small Business and A Kid’s Comprehensive Guide to Speaking Dog! Tudge has recently lectured at The Pet Professional Guild educational summit in Tampa, Florida, and the Dog Bite Prevention and Behavior Conference in London, England, hosted by Victoria Stilwell.

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