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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.

Pet Owners 

The Pet Professional Guild also offers a FREE membership for Pet Owners. Join us today and support our mission and key charter. Click here

Current News

PPG's  3 Day Educational Summit

Join us in Tampa, FL. November 11, 12 & 13. 
More than  30 presenters over three days. Expand your knowledge or begin your force-free journey. Everyone is welcome.  Grab your spot and take advantage of our financing options. Click here

Pet Professional Guild First Ever Annual Industry Survey

We are delighted to announce that next month we will roll out The Pet Professional Guild’s first-ever annual Pet Services Industry Survey. The goal of this survey is to provide you, PPG members, with a snapshot of our industry including up-to-date trends and benchmarks. We offer the survey results at no cost to our members so we can keep you well informed enabling you to operate your business at the highest levels. I believe you will find the survey results very interesting and helpful. 

The Pet Professional Guild's PPG World Services

PPG World Services Radio Show is back. Bigger and better. Each month the show will feature a guest and a discussion about one of our BARKS articles with the author available for questions and answers. Product updates and lots of great training advise. Tune in live or listen  of our pod-casts.  Click here for programming news

PPG Hosted Seminars & Workshops

Saturday, August 22, 2015 8:30 AM (EDT) • Live Workshop Tampa FL
Monday, September 21, 2015 8:00 AM (EDT) • Live Workshop Tampa FL
Friday, October 09, 2015 9:30 AM • Tampa, FL.
Saturday, October 17, 2015 8:30 AM (EDT) • Live Workshop Tampa FL

Click here to view more hosted Seminars & Workshops

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