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Choosing the Right Dog

There's lots of things to consider before bringing home a new dog as a pet for you and your family. Your lifestyle, household, children, and other pets are all factors in the decision. Whether or not it's a good time in your life to even get a dog is also vital to consider. And once you've made the decision, where do you go to find your new canine companion? Review the links below for information on how to make this important decision.

APDT Chronicle of the Dog

Chronicile of the Dog

The quarterly APDT Chronicle of the Dog keeps APDT members abreast of contemporary pet dog training techniques and provides a lively forum for discussion of dog training and behavior issues.

Annual Conference

Annual Educational Conference and Trade Show


Date: Oct. 18-21, 2017
Location: Richmond, VA.

Richmond Marriott.
Richmond, VA.

APDT Foundation

The corporation is organized for charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.

The purpose of the foundation is to raise funds for scientific research and of education  of dog trainers.

Visit Foundation website

Contact the APDT


2365 Harrodsburg Road A325
Lexington, KY 40504





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