Membership

The Institute of Canine Sciences is a membership organization. All continuing education courses and services are restricted to members only.

Professional Membership

Professional Members must be currently active in the canine care industry. Individuals with this membership are entitled to attend ICS continuing education programs and purchase equipment at wholesale pricing from ICS.

Professional Members also have access to the ICS Experts Club. The Experts Club creates an open environment where professionals can enhance their own knowledge and skills, network with other industry professionals and provide or obtain peer support.

The Experts Club meetings combine theoretical discussions and lectures with practical skills development. Members may bring their own dog to work with, advancing their own handling skills or their dog’s obedience training or working ability. Members may also bring client dogs, with which they have questions or would like input from their peers.

The Experts Club meets on the last Sunday of each month from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Members are encouraged to send in topics to be discussed, explored or practiced at the club meetings.

The Professional Membership provides:

  • Continuing education opportunities through certification courses
  • Wholesale equipment pricing
  • Use of the ICS logo for marketing purposes

Annual Membership Fee

Professional Membership -$250.00

Corporate Membership

Corporate Memberships were created to provide multiple individuals within the same company Professional Memberships at value pricing.

Professional Members enrolled under the Corporate Membership program enjoy the same opportunities and access to resources as individual Professional Members, including:

  • Access to the ICS Experts Club for knowledge and skills training, peer support and networking opportunities
  • Access to industry information and resources
  • Use of the ICS logo for marketing purposes
  • Continuing education opportunities through certification courses
  • Wholesale equipment pricing
  • Use of the ICS logo for marketing purposes

Annual Membership Fee

Company Membership – $250.00 for the first Professional Membership
$99 per each additional Professional Membership

Associate Membership

The Associate Membership program is open to all individuals, including; those who are not currently working in the canine care industry; individuals who aspire to become professionals in the canine care industry; or retired professionals.

Associate Members are kept up to date with upcoming events and what’s happening in the world of professional dog care!

Annual Membership Fee
Associate Membership – $50.00