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We continue to be delighted with the progress the Registration Council has made in moving forward for the greater good. Signatories are now building their professional profiles in stages, and feedback has been very encouraging.

In promoting a cohesive network, we have drafted a list of Related Organisations, appreciating each for their individuality and the good work they do towards advancing animal welfare, and supporting both the work of, and the training of, Practitioners and through them, the public. It is a draft list which requires feedback from all interested parties and users to add, amend, complete or confirm the details provided.

Our research demonstrated that more than 90% of Practitioners believe that National Registration under one inclusive body is the way forward. Now is the time to show your individual personal commitment to good dog training and behaviour service under the national Code with the RCDTBP, regardless of other memberships and affiliations. Only with your help and feedback can we help ensure standards of service are the best possible within the industry.

RCDTBP August 2017

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Canine ServicesClick to download Canine Services Document

Individual Signatories

Click to download Individual Signatories Document

Related Organisations

Click to download Related Organisations Document

Code of PracticeClick to download Code of Practice

Policy DocumentClick to download Policy Document

The Registration Council has the responsibility to manage and hold the official register of Signatories to the CAWC Code of Practice

 in regard to dogs. In doing so, it aims to unite all practitioners, service and course providers, related membership organisations

and charities; promote all efforts to advance animal welfare, and increase individual understanding of training, behaviour

and the canine-human relationship, whilst monitoring services to benefit and protect the public.

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We are delighted to announce, that after over a year of research and revisions for holding and better maintaining the Register of Signatories to the CAWC Code of Practice, and following overwhelming support for voluntary regulations, we re-launch the Registration Council for Dog Training and Behaviour Practitioners (RCDTBP).

We are now in a position to move forward in two stages and ask that you bear with us as processes are proofed and web pages are activated.

Stage one:

a) Registration of Individuals - to register (and re-register) all those who are supportive of voluntary self-regulation of the sector. All Practitioners are now invited to register, formally committing to taking ownership of their personal responsibilities under the Code, and during stage one, benefit from a lower initial registration fee.

b) During this stage we are also working on building lists of Related Organisations to cover the following categories: Membership Bodies & Course Providers; Activity & Working Groups; Welfare Groups & Charities and other useful information sites.

Stage two:

a) Registration of Service and Course Providers - to promote the Services of all who are committed to the Code, and declare understanding of their responsibilities to the Council and to the industry.

b) Affiliation with Related Organisations - to register mutual support in building a cohesive network, to promote the Code and further support of both the work of, and the training of Practitioners.

We are not in competition with any other organisation, we simply look forward to fulfilling the potential of the Registration Council to meet the demands of its purpose, uniting all to promote best practice, promote animal welfare and protect the public.

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