NADOI, established in 1965, is the oldest certifying organization for dog training instructors. Our members teach people to train their dogs. Each member has proven they have the knowledge and ability to effectively train dogs, and to teach people.
Eligibility Calculator. Click here to use our eligibility calculator to help determine if you are eligible to apply for Certified or Provisional membership.
Additional Certifications. Members may apply for additional certifications after six months of membership. Additional certifications currently offered by NADOI are Puppy, Novice, Open, Utility, Tracking, and Basic Agility.
Dues and Fees
- Total Application fee – $150
- Annual Dues – $75 per year for Individual or first Family member (first year’s dues are waived for new members)
Each additional family member in same household – $37.50
Retired from teaching but maintain membership – $37.50
- Additional certifications fee – $15 for each certification
- Provisional member upgrade-to-Certified application fee – $15
- Reinstatement Fee – First year – Dues for current year plus $10 late fee
Second year – Dues for current and past year
Subsequent year – subject to approval by the Board of Directors