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The Pet Professional Guild 2016 Educational Summit. Tampa, FL. November 8-11. More Than 30 Presenters Over 3.5 Days. 

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The Pet Professional Guild is a membership organization representing pet industry professionals who are committed to results based, science based force-free training and pet care.  Pet Professional Guild Members Understand Force-Free to mean: No Shock, No Pain, No Choke, No Fear, No Physical Force, No physical Molding, No Compulsion Based Methods are employed to train or care for a pet. Join PPG today and help us educate and engage more pet professionals and pet owners. Become a steward of the science based, result based force-free message, philosophy and training practices.

If you philosophically align yourself with PPG but need help learning the tools of the trade then join us as a provisional member and enjoy the benefits of our educational resources. The Pet Professional Guild also offers a FREE membership for Pet Owners. Join us today and  support our mission and key charter. If you need help with a training or behavior problem and cannot find a professional in our directory then please use our Training and Behavior Hotline. 

PPG Latest News 

Pet Professional Guild expands resources for feline behavior specialists

 Tampa, FL – The Pet Professional Guild (PPG) has launched a new educational initiative catering specifically to feline behavior professionals and cat owners. The roll-out includes a dedicated feline resources section on the PPG website, expanded articles on all things feline in the PPG online archive, as well as monthly educational webinars and handouts for members and cat owners.

Pet Professional Guild announces new opportunities for business members and corporate partners

TAMPA, Fla. - Jan. 27, 2016 -  The Pet Professional Guild (PPG) has launched special business membership and corporate partnership options, taking effect immediately. The new programs aim to aid both professional members and industry-related companies gain greater access to the educational and promotional benefits provided by PPG. Click here 

Pet Professional Guild announces presenters, opens registration for second educational summit

Fla. - Jan. 22, 2016-- The Pet Professional Guild (PPG) has announced an impressive line-up of speakers and opened registration for its second educational summit taking place in Tampa, Florida on November 8-11, 2016.
Following on from the resounding success of the inaugural event in 2015 and based on member feedback, PPG has promised an even bigger and better summit this year, complete with over 30 internationally acclaimed presenters, superior accommodation options, an expanded schedule in a relaxed environment for greater networking opportunities, and enhanced menu options and evening activities. Click here


Live Webinars

Sunday, January 10, 2016 11:00 AM (EST) • Subscription to BARKS March 2016
Thursday, February 18, 2016 6:00 PM (EST) • Live Webinar
Friday, February 26, 2016 1:00 PM (EST) • Live Webinar
Tuesday, March 01, 2016 12:00 PM (EST) • Online Course via Webinar
Thursday, May 19, 2016 7:00 PM (EDT) • Live Webinar
Thursday, September 01, 2016 9:00 AM (EDT) • Live Webinar

PPG Hosted Seminars & Workshops

Tuesday, March 01, 2016 12:00 PM (EST) • Online Course via Webinar
Thursday, May 19, 2016 9:00 AM (CDT) • Wesley Chapel, FL.
Saturday, September 24, 2016 9:30 AM (CDT) • Tampa, FL



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