Great reasons to join us!
Join APDT Australia 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 Dr Ian Dunbar, Jean Donaldson, Dr Patricia McConnell, Dr Suzanne Hetts, Nicole Wilde, Sue Sternberg, Ken Ramirez, Steve White, Chirag Patel, Michele Pouliot, Michael Shikashio, Dr Susan Friedman, to name just a few.
Free magazine – Click!
Click! is a valuable resource for members. It contains up-to-date information, with articles by trainers and specialists worldwide, 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, Dr James O'Heare, Dr Karen Overall, Karen Pryor and local experts such as Dr Kersti Seksel and Dr 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 APDT Australia's 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 APDT Australia 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 an Accredited Professional Dog Trainer or Professional Dog Trainer member, you can list yourself and your business in the Trainers Directory.
Use of the APDT logo on your marketing material
If you are an Accredited Professional Dog Trainer or Professional Dog Trainer, you have access to the Association's logo identifying your membership level to use in your marketing material.