The American Dog Trainers Network
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MISSION STATEMENT

The American Dog Trainers Network is a comprehensive, one-stop resource for dog owners, dog trainers, and the media. We offer dog training articles, safety tips, a recommended book list, seminars, and free referrals to reputable dog trainers, pet care services, associations and organizations throughout the United States. Our primary goal is to promote humane education, responsible pet care, and positive motivational dog training.


BOOKMARK THIS SITE!

Our non-commercial site offers an extensive variety of resources, and links to over 1000 other sites!

Please let us know if you visit any sites linked from our site whose URL has changed or no longer exists.

We are in the process of adding lots of new and exciting goodies, including a Children's Page, book reviews, and many new articles & tips, and will also be significantly expanding our Dog Training & Behavior page!

Please visit us again... we are constantly updating and adding new information.


  IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING CORRESPONDENCE

E-MAIL:

 

    • PHONE NUMBERS must be included in ANY e-mail correspondence!!

       
    • We will not respond to any correspondence which does not include one's full name, phone number(s) and state/country.

       
    • Please make your questions specific and include all necessary details so we may effectively answer your inquiries.

       
    • If you have e-mailed us and have not received a response, please let us know by e-mailing us again !

      Or call us the helpline between 1-3 PM, EST @ (212)727-7257.


    SPAM NOTICE: Our e-mail address is provided solely for correspondence with those seeking or wanting to share dog-related information. Do NOT send any unsolicited advertising, or other spam to our e-mail address!!


     SNAIL MAIL & HELPLINE CALLS

    Due to the overwhelming response from recent articles and TV & radio interviews about our organization, website and helpline, we ask for your patience concerning return e-mail and helpline calls. If, however, we have not contacted you within one week, please contact us again. We appreciate your patience!

    Please contact us on the Helpline between 1 and 3 PM
    (Eastern Standard Time). If you do not reach a helpline consultant directly, please leave your home and work numbers and we will return your call. If your call is from outside the New York City area and your call is made prior to 1PM Eastern Standard Time, we must return the call collect.

    We are sorry but we can no longer respond to any snail mail inquiries. Please contact us via the Helpline or through E-mail and be sure to include your phone numbers.

     Again, regarding E-MAIL, please make sure to include your phone numbers, make your questions specific, and include all necessary details so we may effectively answer your inquiries.


    ALL MATERIAL COPYRIGHTED

    All contents of this site (including articles, tips, miscellaneous written materials, photographs, etc.) are copyrighted, and may not be copied or reproduced in any way without permission (via e-mail) from Robin Kovary. If permission is granted, proper credit must be given to the author(s) of the material.


    NOTICE PERTAINING TO PHOTOGRAPHS ON THIS SITE

    Thanks to all of those who contributed photographs of their wonderful dogs, and a special thanks to Bruce Fizzell, Bruce Weber and Harold Feinstein.

    PLEASE NOTE: All photographs are copyrighted, and may NOT be used in any way without special permission from the photographer.


    DISCLAIMER

    We are not responsible for any of the information or recommendations offered by the sites we have linked, and do not necessarily endorse those sites or their contents. We urge you to carefully research any information before you assume it to be accurate.

Copyright 1995 - 2000,  Robin Kovary

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Robin Kovary is the American Dog Trainers Network helpline director
 and canine behavioral consultant.