Welcome to the Association of Pet Dog Trainers Ireland. We believe that every dog deserves to be trained with respect, kindness, and understanding, and that's exactly what we offer. Our members have years of experience and training in using the latest, most effective techniques to help dogs learn and behave in a positive way. As an association, we strive to provide the best possible education and resources to dog owners seeking a reliable and trustworthy option to assist them in training their furry companions. By choosing any one of our members, you can rest assured that you are selecting the most qualified and compassionate trainers in the country, who will work with you to help your dog become a well-behaved and cherished member of your family.
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Why Choose an
APDT Ireland trainers are dedicated professionals who have undergone extensive training and have years of experience in the field of dog training and animal behaviour. APDT Ireland trainers prioritise the use of positive reinforcement methods. This means that they focus on building desired behaviours rather than punishing or using aversive methods. Positive reinforcement has been proven to be the most effective and humane way to train dogs, leading to better results and a stronger bond between you and your pet. All APDT Ireland trainers adhere to a code of ethics that emphasises humane treatment of animals, respect for clients, and ongoing professional development. By choosing an APDT Ireland trainer, you can trust that they will prioritise your dog's well-being and provide a high standard of service.
Positive training puts the emphasis on teaching dogs what to do, over punishing a dog for not doing
what we want them to do.