New York K-9 Training is a proud member of the following organizations:
The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) is a professional organization of individual dog trainers who are committed to becoming better trainers through education. The APDT offers individual pet dog trainers a respected and concerted voice in the dog world. They continue to promote professional trainers to the veterinary profession and to increase public awareness of dog friendly training techniques.
Started in 1989, CGC is a certification program that is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community. The Canine Good Citizen Program is a two-part program that stresses responsible pet ownership for owners and basic good manners for dogs. All dogs who pass the ten step CGC test may receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club.
The American Kennel Club S.T.A.R Puppy Program is an exciting new program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start.
The International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants is an association for professionals in the field of animal behavior consulting throughout the world. It is involved with the problems, needs and changing patterns of animal-owner relationships and helps to ensure that trained practitioners meet the public's needs. The association provides the tools and resources animal behavior professionals need to succeed. It works tirelessly to nourish the animal-human bond. The association's members meet standards for education and training and are held to the highest ethical standards of the profession.
-to unite and assist all law enforcement agencies in the training and continued improvements of all work dogs;
- to establish a working standard for all work dogs, handlers, and trainers an accreditation through program;
- to enhance knowledge through seminars, publications, website material and certifications;
- to improve the image of the working dog.