PPAB offers the only Accredited Training Technician and Professional Canine Trainer certification for professionals who believe there is no place for shock, choke, prong, fear or intimidation in canine training and behavior practices.
PPAB also offers the only psychometrically developed examination for Training & Behavior Consultants who also support these humane and scientific practices
The Credentialing Process for Professional Canine Behavior Consultant PCBC-A
Professional Canine Behavior Consultant - A definition
Dictionaries define the word Consultant in several ways. PPAB defines a Consultant as a professional who undertakes consultations and focuses primarily on modifying behavior problems that are elicited by emotions. Consultants are also professional dog trainers that can competently teach obedience classes, day training, private training sessions, board and train programs that focus on pet dog skills and manners. Consultants are also behavior and training professionals skilled in the application of science and artistic endeavor who delivers results through the development of mutually respectful, caring relationships”.
This is a highly rigorous program that contains five sections of competency. Please download the Application Manual & Study Guide for more information.
Section I Knowledge Base Assessment
Section II Basic Training Skills Videos
Section III Creating a Positive Conditioned Emotional Response Video
Section IV Running Training Class Videos
Section V Case Studies x 4
Renewal Every 24 months. Renewal fee and 20 CEUs required
Download the PCBC-A Application Manual and Study Guide