Professional members of HEART must:
3. Agree to HEART's Professional Member Code of Conduct
4. Submit an application for Professional Membership including 2 references
5. Submit payment of HEART membership dues which must be renewed annually
As a HEART professional member, I pledge to:
Present myself, my business, and HEART in an ethical manner.
Provide accurate, truthful advertising and representations concerning all qualifications, experience, performance of services, costs and expected results.
Work within my professional limits when interacting with the public and providing dog training services.
Refrain from giving guarantees regarding the specific outcome of training.
Develop and apply training programs in accordance with HEART's guiding principle of positive dog training including:
Comply with applicable laws regarding the reporting of animal bites and possible neglect/abuse.
Treat all animals and humans with respect.
Refrain from publicly slandering other members, dog trainers and pet professionals.
Commit to continually learning and practicing to improve my knowledge and skills as a positive reinforcement dog trainer.
HEART has trainers and other pet professionals serving the entire Kansas City metro and surrounding areas.
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