Dog Training

Please be very careful about who you pick as a trainer for your animals. Dog trainers are not governed by any central body and do not require any formal training to practice in BC.

Victoria Humane Society only supports positive training methods and we are opposed to any training methods that include shock collars, prong collars etc. Contrary to popular believe, there is never a good way to use them!

If you wish to discuss potential dog trainers with us, please contact us and we will be happy to provide recommendations.

If you are looking for online resources, we strongly support the work of Ian Dunbar, Sophia Yin and Chirag Patel. They all have excellent websites and numerous training videos and articles.

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