Humane Dog Training Ethical Frameworks
Many important animal care professional organizations, including those who educate veterinarians and dog trainers, also advocate for humane animal training methods.
A select few of their statements on the ethical treatment of animals are below.
Statement by the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants on the LIMA ethical standard
Position statement on the use of punishment by the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior
Position statement on the use of dominance theory by the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior
American Animal Hospital Association guidelines for managing canine and feline behavior