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AnimalKind Dog Training

 

AnimalKind is the BC SPCA’s referral program for humane dog trainers.

Here’s a brief overview on why you should look out for an AnimalKind dog trainer:

  • Trainers use reward-based, positive reinforcement methods – never punishments like hitting, leash corrections, or shock, prong or choke collars
  • Effective training with methods that follow science-based standards
  • Peace of mind! Trainers are audited by the BC SPCA – we know they are committed to using only humane and effective training methods, and will never hurt your dog

 

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To develop the dog training standards (PDF), we received detailed feedback on the standards from international animal behaviour and dog training experts, held in-person consultations with 36 BC dog trainers, surveyed B.C. dog trainers about current practices, and received public feedback during a four-month comment period.

Read the scientific review of dog training methods (PDF) that informed the standards, or watch the webinar explaining the science behind our dog training standards.

 


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