The Association of Pet Dog Trainers was founded in 1995 by John Fisher to offer pet dog owners a guarantee of quality when looking for a puppy and dog training class in their area.

The APDT UK are proud of the fact that they assess all members according to a strict criteria which ensures they have appropriate skills to teach dog training. They are required to keep their education up to date, and adhere to a Code of Practice.

The APDT UK is a member of the ABTC (Animal and Behaviour Training Council).

Xtra Dog is thrilled to be offering the traditional box clicker branded by the APDT and used by many of its members' training schools.