Positive Pet Professionals of San Diego (PPPofSD) Pages


This group is designed for professional animal lovers in the positive, "green" and non-aversive, pet care services and products businesses who clearly, unconditionally support and endorse non-aversive services and products. We are No Shock, No Prong, No Choke collar advocates and wish to network with others who feel the same. There is never a good reason or excuse to use these devices or to hurt our beloved pets.

If you put animal welfare at the top of your agenda AND demonstrate that through your business, practice, group, and networking, we warmly and heartily welcome you. Please join us!

We trust that our mission is in line with yours. New admissions into our group, and retention of continuing membership will be limited to those individuals and businesses that:


Links and
Facebook postings

will serve as a criterion-checking mechanisms in order to establish eligibility and insure the integrity of our group.

We network, offer presentations, educate per our member specialties, engage in social and other media, and share tips, as well as discuss how to meet challenges experienced in our respective fields.

We strongly discourage and will not tolerate "hard-sell" tactics to our members by other members.

We may plan events. Meetups are held in restaurants, coffee shops, parks, pet stores, veterinary offices, private homes or at yappy hours.

Members include:

Integrative and holistic care veterinarians
Rescues group Organizers
Meetup representatives
Animal shelter management and employees
100% non-aversive dog trainers
Pet store owners who do not sell shock, prong or choke collars -- nor who employ trainers who use aversive/correction/"balanced"/"all" methods trainers/citronella sprays/or can-shaking
Gentle groomers
Natural dog food manufacturers and distributors
Positive-method dog-friendly media
Veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants
Pet photographers
Pet web designers
T-touch practitioners
Pet therapists, pet acupressure specialists and
Any others we may have overlooked!

Our members come from throughout San Diego County, however our Meetups are focused in the north coastal towns from La Jolla to Carlsbad.

If our new membership criterion above no longer fits your service/product model, please voluntarily drop your membership. If you no longer fit our mission, you may be removed from the list. Thank you for supporting the previous, more inclusive, business model.

Please feel free to contact me directing to discuss should you have any questions: lindapositively@gmail.com 858.259.9663
Click here for my Website

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About Positive Pet Professionals of San Diego (PPPofSD) September 2, 2014 11:20 AM Linda Michaels MA, P.

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