The product of months of hard work, today is the official launch of the Positive Gun Dog Association, Ltd! Our goal is to advocate for the use of positive, dog-friendly training techniques within the gun dog industry and provide education and certification to those wishing to know more about how to apply positive techniques to the art of gun dog training.
Membership is Free! Please consider joining our ranks and putting your voice behind our efforts.
This organization is open to:
- Sporting breed owners and enthusiasts
- Positive dog trainers of any specialty
- Sporting dog breeders
- Positive Gun Dog Trainers
Some of the benefits of joining the PGDA are:
- Access to our Positive Gun Dog Trainer directory and our Club Directory. We currently are hunting down every positive trainer we can find and asking them to join the directory … so check back often to see who we have added.
- Access to our Members-Only blog: A Mouthful of Feathers
- Access to our (at least quarterly) newsletter: The R+ Gun Dog
- Access to our members-Only forums, where you can ask and answer questions about positive gun dog training.
- Access to our Expert Panel Reports — written by experts for experts
We also offer:
- Enthusiast-level workshops — Learn to train your own gun dog using positive training techniques
- Professional-level workshops — Become a certified positive gun dog trainer
Thanks for reading, and we look forward to interacting with you!