PRLog - March 21, 2012 - PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. -- Oxford, MS – The International Association of Force-Free Pet Professionals (IAFPP) and the Pet Professional Guild (PPG) proudly announce they are joining forces to spread the word of force-free dog training and pet care. Niki Tudge, Founder and President of the PPG, said, “This is the first time in the pet industry that two international organizations have teamed up to accomplish a common goal and create a stronger voice for ‘force-free’
Pet Professional Guild
According to their website, the IAFPP is an organization of pet industry professionals, human companions and enthusiasts who wish to stand against abuse. With a similar mission, the Pet Professional Guild provides a single access point to a variety of force-free information and tools offered by and for pet care professionals who adhere to a strict code of conduct.
Caryn Charlie Liles, Executive Director of the IAFPP said, “Within a few short months, the PPG have developed a wonderful organization that promotes science-based, force-free methods in the pet industry. I immediately contacted the PPG in order to discuss the possibility of joining forces rather than having two associations that do the same thing. There is strength in numbers!” Current IAFPP members will receive immediate PPG membership with all the accompanying benefits.
The PPG’s key business purpose is to initiate a serious effort for the education of pet care providers and the public coupled with an emphasis on building a collaboration among force-free pet trainers and professional pet care providers. “We aim to publicize our voice for the profession that advocates for mutually agreed guiding principles for the pet care industry,” said Tudge.
For more information on the PPG and force-free training and pet care resources visit http://www.petprofessionalguild.com/
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The Pet Professional Guild stands alone as the only single point of access to a variety of information and tools provided by pet care professionals that adhere to a strict code of conduct. The Pet Professional Guild affiliates & members offer a selection of force-free, learning-theory based dog training services and professional pet-sitting and dog-walking services. Whether you’re a dog owner looking to solve a specific behavioral problem, a dog lover simply wanting to gain more control and clarity in your relationship with your dog, or a family burdened by the question of how to take care of your pets while you’re away from home, the Guild Members can help you.