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The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) is a professional organization of individual trainers who are committed to becoming better trainers through education.
66 Morris Ave., Ste. 2A, Springfield, NJ 07081
The 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.

Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles

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  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 Shelters.
American 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.


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