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With the new General Data Protection Regulation coming into affect this month, we are pleased to confirm that we have always made it clear that personal data is provided for registration purposes only and treated in confidence, and any data supplied for public information is clearly defined for that purpose. We further confirm that we actively seek permission for further contact and would never sell or distribute email lists to third parties.

The CAWC Code is not just a piece of paper, it is a personal commitment to the standards set by it. In implementing the Code, the Council has provided professional profiling and public feedback facilities, to meet future and professional demands. Having attended a recent consultation meeting on licencing and responsible ownership, many are encouraging action on further regulations.

All individual practitioners are influential in the education of the public, and as such, we (practitioners) need to unite and offer mutual support and guidance to help ensure everyone provides most appropriate service in the best way possible. This is not a competition but at times, with so much confusion, it feels like it. The RCDTBP is all inclusive and welcomes all related organisations and individuals committed to animal welfare and responsible ownership, regardless of other affiliations.

RCDTBP Update May 2018

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Important Downloads

Canine ServicesClick to download Canine Services Document

Individual Signatories

Click to download Individual Signatories Document

Related Organisations

Click to download Related Organisations Document

Code of PracticeClick to download Code of Practice

Policy DocumentClick to download Policy Document

The Registration Council has the responsibility to manage and hold the official register of Signatories to the CAWC Code of Practice

 in regard to dogs. In doing so, it aims to unite all practitioners, service and course providers, related membership organisations

and charities; promote all efforts to advance animal welfare, and increase individual understanding of training, behaviour

and the canine-human relationship, whilst monitoring services to benefit and protect the public.

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1. The purpose of the Registration Council for Dog Training and Behaviour Practitioners is:

“To promote humane behaviour towards animals, and dogs in particular, by developing individual understanding of animal welfare, training, behaviour and the canine-human bond in the education of, and for the benefit of, the public through managing the UK Register of Signatories to the Companion Animal Welfare Council Code of Practice, which promotes industry agreed professional standards and best practice for practitioners, to advance canine welfare in particular but not exclusively”.

2. Activities to achieve the above, the Council will aim to:

a) advance canine welfare by

b) benefit the public by

c) promote education and raise professional standards by

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