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Rescue Dog Spider Appearing At APDT Conference

rescue dog spider at apdt

The Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) is hosting its annual conference from October 30 to November 2 in Portland, Oregon.

Positively Woof’s Founder and Leader of the Pack, Larry Kay, and his rescue dog Spider, will perform and demo, “Dog Tricks & Filmmaking.” Kay, also the best-selling author of “Training The Best Dog Ever” and the recently-released “The Big Book of Tricks for the Best Dog Ever” will host a book signing event during the conference.

Training The Best Dog Ever” was awarded APDT’s first-ever book award.

Nita Briscoe, Exhibitor Relations Manager with APDT said, “We are excited to have Larry Kay and Spider in the Blue-9 Demo Area during the Ziwi Welcome Reception Wednesday, October 30.”  The conference and APDT, Briscoe said, “Builds better trainers through education. Our conference provides opportunities for trainers to network and grow professionally.”

Rescue Dog Spider Appearing At APDT Conference

She noted, too that, “Larry Kay was awarded the first-ever APDT CLASS Book Award because he embraces what we hope all pet owners find when they use an APDT trainer: positive reinforcement training with your dog can be fun!”

Larry and Spider utilize Blue-9 Pet Products and Klimb Training Platforms during many of their training sessions.

Jamie Popper of Blue-9 shared, “Blue-9 is thrilled to have such a talented duo in the Blue-9 Demo area at the APDT Annual Conference. Larry Kay and Spider the Australian Cattle dog have a knack for performance and storytelling. This conference is the meeting of the minds of brilliant trainers and speakers to further education for dog training professionals.”

Blue-9, Jamie said, “Is proud to support Larry’s mission to combine movie-making magic to help rescue dogs get rescued and adopted.”

Find more information about the APDT conference here.

To learn more about Larry and dog tricks and training check out Dog Tricks and Stunts.

To read dog rescue stories and learn how training leads to more adoptable dogs, read here.



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