Dog Training Professionals Annual Conference

Dog obedience instructors and trainers will meet in Springfield, MO on May 12-13 for the 2012 Conference, sponsored by the National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors (NADOI).

Socorro, NM, May 07, 2012 --( The National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors (NADOI) will hold its 2012 Annual Conference on Saturday May 12, and Sunday, May 13 at the Howard Johnson Inn in Springfield, MO. Dog training instructors from around the country are expected to attend for a weekend of education and entertainment.

Internationally recognized author and lecturer Nicole Wilde will present both days. Nicole is a certified professional dog trainer who specializes in behavior issues. On Saturday, she will talk on “Helping Fearful Dogs," and on Sunday she will present “Creative Client Coaching.” Nicole's highly acclaimed seminars are interactive, and include lecture, photographs, and video footage.

The Saturday evening banquet will feature NADOI member Brenda Aloff, speaking on “Bang For The Buck Exercises: How to do a little work and get a BIG result.” Brenda is a popular speaker, and is the award winning author of the DVD "Fundamentals: Foundation Training for Every Dog," as well as numerous books, including "Getting Connected with Your Dog" and "Canine Body Language: A Photographic Guide."

Registration for all events is still open. Call 505-850-5957 for more information.

The National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors was founded in 1965 to promote humane training methods and to elevate the standards of the dog obedience instructing profession. NADOI is the oldest group of its kind in the world and requires that all applicants demonstrate proficiency in their craft, as tested and measured by their peers, before membership is granted.

Our mission today remains unchanged: To certify dog obedience instructors of the highest caliber, to provide continuing education and learning resources, and to promote humane, effective training methods and competent instruction. NADOI members are found all across the USA and in many foreign countries.

Please visit our website at to locate a certified dog trainer, or for more information about NADOI.
National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors
Helen Cariotis