There are a number of different categories of membership of the ABTC.
Practitioner organisations are those that directly represent practitioners of animal training and behaviour therapy. Membership fee £220 annually. Click here for PDF Application Form
Advisory organisations are those that are animal welfare related stakeholders but do not directly represent practitioners. Membership fee £220 annually. Click here for Application Form
Individuals can only be members by invitation of the ABTC and they must have a particular skill or specialist knowledge that will benefit the work of the Council.
Supporting organisations are similar to Advisory organisations although they have a much reduced membership fee and although they may take part in discussions and consultations they do not have any voting rights. Membership fee £50 annually. Click here for Application Form
Applications are always welcome.
Membership Renewal Form
Animal Behaviour & Training Council membership is open to all professional organisations with a stake in the behaviour and training / behaviour therapy of animals kept in association with humans in the UK. Membership is renewed annually and is conditional upon member organisations continuing to meet the ABTC membership criteria and payment of their annual renewal fee. Please complete this form to confirm your organisation’s commitment to the aims of the ABTC and to report any changes in your organisation that affect your membership, including up-to-date contact details for your primary and secondary representatives. Click here for Membership Renewal Application Form