Initiative for force-free dog training. Please send us an email for general questions:

The initiative for force-free dog training was founded 2014 in Switzerland by Bettina Stemmler. There are now many hunderts professionals supporting the position paper and dog schools in the german speaking countries on the trainer list. We would like to grow also in the english spoken part of the world. The entry is for free.

Join the initiative for force-free dog training as a trainer

You are a trainer and would like to sign the position paper and work fully accordingly to the code of conduct?

Then you can register using the form below and request an entry in the trainer list.

The entry is free. Since this website is based on voluntary work, it can take a while for inquiries to be processed.

The logo may be linked after recording. If the code of conduct is not adhered to, the entry will be deleted from the list.

Position Paper of the Initiative for force-free dog training
Position paper force free dog training.p
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Code of conduct of the Initiative for force-free dog training
Code of conduct IFD.pdf
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