The Pet Professional Guild

Open Letter: Why Changes Are Needed

Open Letter on:

Why Changes Are Needed

PPG positions, statements and open letters are

 “informed by science, guided by empathy and governed by ethics” ™

Effective training procedures lay the foundation for an animal’s healthy socialization, capacity for learning and will help prevent behavior problems.  Since a wide variety of equipment and tools are commonly used when training pets and in their daily activities, the pet-owning public needs to be aware of the potential problems and dangers some equipment may pose.

Download the full document here: Why Changes Are Needed