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Cambridge Institute of Dog Behaviour & Training www.cidbt.org.uk

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The first organisation in the UK to establish courses accepted on the work based learning BA and MA degree programme with Middlesex University. It has trained and produced more experts qualified to Post-graduate and Graduate levels in Professional Practice in Dog Behaviour and Psychology than any other canine related training organisation in the UK. It is one of the few UK canine education course providers to achieve the exacting standards demanded by the Kennel Club accreditation scheme.

The Animal Care College www.animalcarecollege.co.uk

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The ACC was established in 1980 and provides the most highly regarded and widest range of distance learning Qualifications at every level of companion animal care in the UK. As a member of the Open College Network South East Region, our students can be assured that their qualifications are not just welcomed and appreciated by present and future employers will but enable them to accumulate credits towards acceptance for further education at University level.

British Institute of Professional Dog Trainers www.bipdt.org.uk

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Formed In 1974, the Institutes’ original brief was to improve the conditions of the professional working dog. It soon became apparent to the founders that there was a need to be catered for in the field of pet dog training; which was at that time expanding rapidly. It was their opinion that, as a professional organisation, they should take the lead in trying to encourage responsible dog ownership; also to promote the idea to the general public that they should try to understand their dogs.

The Pet Gundog www.thepetgundog.co.uk

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The Pet Gundog was established in 2007 by one of the UK’s most respected gundog trainers Lez Graham MA. The gundog training element of Trained for Life Ltd, The Pet Gundog workshops are designed to educate dog owners and trainers of all levels on how to train gundogs in a positive and forward thinking manner, whether that is for the shooting field, competition arena or as very well mannered pet gundogs. Canine and Human body language are explored as are the mechanics of movement, dog psychology and the role of the gundog on the shooting field and the etiquette involved. Her two five half day workshops, An Introduction to Gundog Training and Manners not Mayhem, are run annually for the prestigious Marlborough College Summer School.

The Guild of Dog Trainers www.godt.org.uk

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A British “first division” organisation, The Guild of Dog Trainers supports expertise in a range of disciplines and recognises individuals' excellence in their field, training Britain's pet dogs and inspiring dog owners to learn more. The Guild offers the most comprehensive range of education courses of any dog training organisation in the UK. The Guild supports member instructors and trainers within the obedience disciplines training puppies and adult dogs. Club trainers, puppy school trainers and professional dog trainers, old or new, find that successful completion of any courses will formalise their experience with a nationally recognised body and enhance career prospects.

Canine Studies College, Approved City & Guilds www.thedoghut.biz

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Promoting excellent education in pet dogs specialising in behaviour and grooming qualifications. TheDogHutBiz is one of the first specialist Canine Teaching Colleges and combined commercial centres in the UK. The college offers a wide range of quality education services to the student including part time, modular and correspondence courses to City & Guilds standards.

The Dog Safety Education Executive (DogSEE) www.dogsee.org

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The Dog Safety Education Executive (DogSEE) offers full day workshops where delegates enhance their knowledge; learn new techniques and skills to keep people safe around dogs. It is also a member association of Dog Behaviourists and Trainers. Clients include Royal Mail, Swan Housing Associations, London Borough of Waltham Forest Social Services, Cambridge County Services, NDWA. DogSEE lectures at many schools and colleges throughout the United Kingdom.

Chilterns Dog Rescue Society www.chilternsdogrescue.org.uk

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A British “first division” organisation, The Guild of Dog Trainers supports expertise in a range of disciplines and recognises individuals' excellence in their field, training Britain's pet dogs and inspiring dog owners to learn more. The Guild offers the most comprehensive range of education courses of any dog training organisation in the UK. The Guild supports member instructors and trainers within the obedience disciplines training puppies and adult dogs. Club trainers, puppy school trainers and professional dog trainers, old or new, find that successful completion of any courses will formalise their experience with a nationally recognised body and enhance career prospects.

National Dog Warden Association www.ndwa.co.uk

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NDWA acts as a beacon of excellence for its members within which they can exchange ideas and views. It provides dog warden services to the Government, public and other animal welfare organisations. Normal duties include the enforcement of dog-related legislation including those within the Environmental Protection Act 1990. Members also advise the public on their legal duties regarding pet ownership and visit schools to talk to children about animal care.

Canine and Feline Behaviour Association www.cfba.co.uk

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The leader in the field of dog and cat behaviour solutions. Pet owners are assured that any member of the CFBA has a proven record of success and knowledge. The CFBA works with most of the UK pet insurance companies through referrals from veterinary practices. The CIDBT is the education section of the CFBA and their courses meet the criteria demanded to achieve accreditation by the Kennel Club. The CFBA carefully selects membership from the very best of Britain's dog and cat behaviourists to provide solutions to the UK pet problems.

Pets on Film www.petsonfilm.co.uk

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Britain’s largest and most successful pet education film company. Pets On Film Productions has been established for over 30 years. The scope of the company's expertise covers modest and large productions, including pet corporate work, training, recruitment and public information films. Pets On Film is the only company in Britain to focus on the pet trade and its needs. It has made pet education films for the BBC and ITV, whilst Pets On Film experts have appeared in many TV series promoting canine behaviour and training.


Education videos by associate companies Dogs on Film and Cats on Film are at the cutting edge of innovative production formats and presentations, fulfilling the need of the pet trading industries in the UK, Europe and beyond.

Trained for Life Courses: The Trained Gundog www.trainedforlife.co.uk

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The Pet Gundog was established in 2007 by one of the UK’s most respected gundog trainers Lez Graham MA. The gundog training element of Trained for Life Limited offers the very popular and successful The Pet Gundog workshops, which are designed to educate dog owners and trainers of all levels on how to train gundogs in a positive and forward thinking manner, whether for the shooting field, competition arena or as very well mannered pet gundogs. Canine and human body language are explored as are the mechanics of movement, dog psychology and the role of the gundog on the shooting field along with the etiquette involved.

British Police Service Canine Association www.bpsca.net

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BPSCA is an organisation comprising serving and ex-service officers involved in the handling and training of service dogs. The BPSCA purpose is to promote friendship, communication and an exchange of information on all matters relating to service canines both in the UK and abroad. BPSCA represents  serving and retired members of Dog Sections from the British Police, H.M. Prison Service, H.M. Forces, Ministry of Defence Police, British Transport Police, U.K. Border Agency and the Civil Nuclear Constabulary and in the case of retired officers any organisation preceding those listed. It also has a large civilian dog handler and trainer membership.

The K9 Project www.thek9project.co.uk

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The K9 Project is a not for profit organisation utilising the unique bond between humans and dogs to provide a range of services to people of all ages. From children and young people who are not benefiting from conventional education to adults who want to change their lives for the better, we have facilitated numerous workshops, programmes, individual and group sessions to help them  find new directions on their way. Educational subjects include: Understanding Dog Safety,Improving communication skills,Emotional Self Management, Bullying, Dogs and the Law, Citizenship, Re-engaging in Learning and Volunteering.

The Canine Consultant Specialists Group www.ccsg.dog

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The Canine Consultant Specialists Group (CCSG) are leaders in professional Canine Behaviour & Dog Training. We provide workshops, courses and seminars for existing canine professionals; nurturing knowledge, enhancing the accomplished and promoting excellence throughout the profession.


We work with newcomers to the industry, creating aspirations and working with desires. Not only do we provide courses in regard to dog behaviour and training, but also, business management, human psychology, safety, troubleshooting, interview skills, report writing and all of the other under acknowledged skills that are needed to be a successful and professional dog behaviourist.

What does it mean to be a PETbc Education Partner?


PETbc Education Partners are:



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The PETbc Education Partner network offers the resources, knowledge and skills to produce outstanding Canine & Feline Behaviour, Psychology and Training courses, with special interest in ancillary pets too – it is Britain’s Leader and largest accredited course provider too. PETbc will highlight and promote our partners’ work and ethos for the benefit of the pet owning public. We have a world class reputation in all the aforementioned disciplines through our education course providers.


The PETbc works in partnership to develop centres of teaching and learning excellence, providing high quality education and practical training for teachers. Through a bespoke and flexible approach, PETbc provides continuing professional development for teachers to inspire the next generation.


PETbc Education Work Based Learning Diplomas

Being at the forefront in a specialist field of education, the PETbc Professional Practice Profile modules in canine and feline behaviour set the standard. Course providers affiliated to the PETbc assure the highest standards of education and work based learning modules, commensurate with the demands of a potentially multi-million pound growth industry. Membership of the PETbc is a coveted standard conferred only upon organisations that meet the quality assured status demanded.

PETbc Professional Course Partners