International Boarding & Pet Services Association (IBPSA)
The International Boarding & Pet Services Association is a professional business association that provides business resources, industry expertise, staff education and training, certifications, and legislative support for the pet care services industry. IBPSA Members include the owners and employees of pet boarding and daycare facilities, groomers, dog walkers, pet sitters, veterinarians, trainers, and holistic care pet care providers.
Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner
A Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner (KPA CTP) is a graduate of our Dog Trainer Professional Program. KPA CTPs have demonstrated a high level of technical knowledge and hands-on skill both training canines and teaching people!
International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC)
The International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants is a professional business association that aims to standardize and support the practice of animal behavior consulting, to provide quality, evidence-based education and peer and supervising mentoring, and to provide resources for pet owners needing advice.
Pet Professional Guild (PPG)
The Pet Professional Guild is committed to providing educational resources to pet care providers and the public coupled with an emphasis on building collaboration among force-free pet trainers and professional pet care providers and advocates for mutually agreed guiding principles for the pet care industry.
Behavior Works, Living and Learning with Animals
Behavior Works' Living and Learning with Animals course provides a robust, general foundation for all behavior-change applications, including training, behavior assessment and problem behavior resolution, with a high standard for effective and humane interventions. Mis Amigos Pet Care Center is proud to have taken this course to further our understanding on beehavior analysis.
Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT)
The Association of Professional Dog Trainers is a professional organization of individual trainers who are committed to becoming better trainers through education.
Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA Certified)
We are proud to have a CPDT-KA Certified trainer on staff: Erin Bibles. CPDT-KA is a certification earned through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT), which is the leading independent certifying organization for the dog training profession. The CPDT-KA certification is held by those who have demonstrated advanced knowledge and experience in the field of dog training.