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Learning Partners

You can be confident about pursuing your education with the Animal Behavior Institute. Our programs enjoy widespread recognition and acceptance at other institutions. Hundreds of professional associations accept our continuing education credits thanks to our Accredited Provider status with the International Association for Continuing Education. Furthermore, many of our courses are accepted directly as CEU credits via our relationships with many other professional organizations, such as the American Association of Veterinary State Boards, the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers, and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, and more.  Please see the listings below for more information on these organizations. For a list of specific ABI courses approved for each of these associations, please see Continuing Education Credit Courses.


American Association for Laboratory Animal Science

Many courses satisfy AALAS (American Association for Laboratory Animal Science) standards and requirements and provide continuing education credits for eligible laboratory animal science professionals. Contact AALAS directly to determine the courses in your program that qualify for CEU credit.


Association of Zoos & Aquariums     

The Animal Behavior Institute is proud to be an Official Learning Partner of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA). Our two organizations share a common mission to provide professional, high quality training in zoo science. Many of the courses offered by the Animal Behavior Institute can be used for dual credit. These courses are applied to your ABI certificate requirements; they can also be used towards select Professional Development certificates with the Association of Zoos & Professionals. 


Please visit our ABI-AZA Learning Partners site or the AZA Professional Development Certificates site for more information.

Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers
The Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT) has approved our animal training programs for CCPDT Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The CCPDT is an international testing and certification program for professional dog trainers.


International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council
The Certification Review Board of the International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council has approved all of our Wildlife Rehabilitation courses to satisfy the continuing education requirements for nationally certified wildlife rehabilitators.

Distance Education Accrediting Council 

The Distance Education Accrediting Council has recognized the Animal Behavior Institute as an Approved Provider after completing the Approved Quality Curriculum review process. AQC approval has been granted to all courses in the Canine Training & Behavior certificate program. Please note that this approval is not accreditation.


Better Business Bureau

The Animal Behavior Institute is an accredited member of the Better Business Bureau, a business organization that affirms that our institution meets and abides by the Code of Business Practices. ABI enjoys an A+ rating, the highest rating available.

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