Associations & Recommendations

Monique Charbonnier, owner and operator of Gentle Puppy Training is a certified and/or professionally recognized by the following:

Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT)

APDT logoThe APDT is a worldwide professional organization of individual trainers who are committed to becoming better trainers through education.

Canadian Association of Professional Pet Dog Trainers (CAPPDT)

CAPPDT logoCanada’s only national professional association for those who love training dogs.

Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers

CPDT logoA certification program based on HUMANE training practice and the latest SCIENTIFIC knowledge related to dog training.



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  • -Maureen Ross  Certified Professional Dog Trainer
  • – Certified Professional Dog Trainer in Vancouver
  • Janet Magusin Certified Professional Dog Trainer
  • – Holistic Professional
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  • – Educational material all about dogs
  • – Stop using Shock Collars in the name of Training!

Supporters of Gentle Puppy Training

For over 20 years Gentle Puppy Training has received support from the following community businesses. Big wags and woofs for this invaluable support and trust

Aldergrove Animal Hospital