The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) is a professional
organization of individual trainers who are committed to becoming
better trainers through education.
THE ASSOCIATION of PET DOG TRAINERS
66 Morris Ave., Ste. 2A, Springfield, NJ 07081
AKC's Mission: Maintain a registry for purebred dogs and preserve
its integrity. Sanction dog events that promote interest in, and sustain
the process of, breeding for type and function of purebred dogs. Take
whatever actions necessary to protect and assure the continuation
of the sport of purebred dogs.
AKC 's objective: Advance the study, breeding, exhibiting,
running and maintenance of purebred dogs. www.akc.org
for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles
The Amanda Foundation: A Nonprofit Organization dedicated to
rescuing animals spending their "final day" at the shelters.
Was founded in 1976 and has since placed thousands of homeless animals.
It is a nonprofit organization that rescues dogs and cats who, through
no fault of their own, are spending their last days at City and County
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals: Since 1866 the
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has been
committed to alleviating pain, fear and suffering in all animals.
Founded by Henry Bergh, the ASPCA is the oldest humane organization
in America, and one of the largest hands-on animal welfare organizations
in the world. The ASPCA believes that humans have the ability and
the responsibility to provide all animals in our society with an existence
that is as peaceful and respectful as possible. www.aspca.org
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