Incorporated in 1922, Andis Company is known worldwide for its high-quality human and animal grooming tools, which include a complete line of professional clippers and trimmers for pets.
Founded in 1919 by Leo J. Wahl, this company has grown to be 1 of the premier grooming equipment manufacturers in the world. Among other things, Wahl manufactures an entire line of quality veterinary clippers and 5 in 1 Cordless Clipper for professional groomers. At Wahl, we are proud of our heritage of excellence as well as our remarkable list of ground-breaking innovations for the present and future for the global market.
Association of Professional Dog Trainers
The Association of Professional Dog Trainers was founded in 1993 to be an inclusive forum for trainers to network with each other, provide educational opportunities, and grow the profession. Currently, the APDT reaches more than 4,800 members in 52 countries worldwide and is actively involved in ethics issues, business management, research, and continuing education in the professional dog training profession and pet industry.
Best Friends Animal Society
Best Friends Animal Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing animals. At any given time, there are approximately 1,600 animals at their no-kill sanctuary where they’re given a chance to find their forever homes. Students in ABC’s On-site Dog Trainer Program volunteer at Best Friends Animal Society to train and socialize dogs.
Association of Zoos and Aquariums
The Association of Zoos and Aquariums is a group of professionals from the zoological & aquatic industries committed to helping its members and the animals in their care thrive by providing services advancing animal welfare, public engagement and the conservation of wildlife. AZA is also committed to being a global leader in promoting species conservation and animal welfare by leveraging the size, scope, expertise, and public trust of its member institutions. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums envisions a world where all people respect, value and conserve wildlife and wild places.
Whitebridge Pet Brand’s strategy is to build an innovative pet food company that brings health and happiness to pets and owners with a range of minimally processed, natural, and wholesome dog and cat foods and treats.
For more than 25 years, Charlee Bear Products has been creating natural, healthy low-calorie treats. Widely used by dog trainers and pet owners, and loved by dogs everywhere, the treats are available in regular and grain-free varieties.
Founded in 1968, family–owned Coastal Pet Products manufactures a wide range of high-quality, lifestyle pet products, including collars, leashes, harnesses, toys, and travel items for dogs and cats.
Founded in 1997 by Dan and Katy Dressen, Groomer’s Choice is a manufacturer and distributor of premium pet grooming products and tools. It is also ABC’s chosen supplier of the 30+ piece grooming toolkit we provide to our pet grooming students.
The Kong Company
Founded in 1976 by Joe Markham, KONG manufactures an extensive line of dog and cat toys that are designed to encourage play, provide mental stimulation and promote health and well-being in pets of all ages.
MiracleCorp is the parent company of many premium pet brands, including Stewart, MiracleCare and Hamilton. Its high-quality products have been helping improve the human-animal bond for more than 40 years. In 2021 Miracle Corp changed their name to Miracle Pet.
Since 2003, 2 Hounds Design has been making beautiful, high quality collars and leashes that dogs love wearing and people love using. The company also manufactures the well-designed Freedom No-Pull harness. In addition, 2 Hounds Design uses Lean Manufacturing principles to drive continuous improvement in the areas of quality, comfort, and on time delivery.
The Doggone Good! Clicker Company was created in 1995 by dog lover, Laurie Alexander. They have over 25 years experience in the decoration of custom logo items. They design and manufacture innovative dog training, play, travel and gift products. Whether you are a pet owner or building your animal training business brand, they take pride in providing you with excellent products and service. Wonderful customer service experience that leaves you saying: That is Doggone Good! service.
After nearly a decade as a CEO in the pet industry, pawTree founder, Roger Morgan knew that there had to be a better way to care for our pets with premium quality food, treats and supplements made with only the finest ingredients. Determined to find a way to reciprocate the love that our pets give us unconditionally each day, he partnered with a team of top veterinarians and a PhD in Animal Science and Pet Nutrition. The result was pawTree, a social selling company dedicated to creating a world filled with unconditional love where pets and their people thrive. pawTree is devoted to creating phenomenal products for healthier pets, happier hearts and homes.
Fig & Tyler is a premium dog treat company with one of the largest selections of single-ingredient treats made from USDA-inspected meat and fresh fish. They have something to motivate every pup and cats love their treats, too. Their offering comes in large Pet-Pro-sized bags, and a number of their treats are “training morsel” sized. They have a unique Pet Pro program which gives dog and cat trainers, veterinarians, and groomers discounts on their treats along with the opportunity to earn free products through client referrals.