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Supporting Membership 

Most IAABC members begin as a Supporting Member. Supporting Members are a valued component of the IAABC, and their memberships help us to make advances in the animal behavior industry.
As a Supporting Member, you can benefit from many of the perks of IAABC membership, learn more in your field, connect with other members for guidance and feedback, and prepare to apply for IAABC credentials.

Membership Refund Policy

New members can request cancellation of their membership for a refund up to 48 hours after member dues are paid.  After this time period, no refunds can be processed. To request a refund, please write to from the email address associated with your IAABC account. A $25 USD administrative fee will be deducted from all refunds. Approved refunds will be issued to the original form are payment only. After 48 hours have expired, membership may still be canceled upon request with no refund issued. More information HERE.

    Supporting Membership FAQs

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    Does joining the IAABC qualify me to be a trainer?

    No. IAABC membership indicates that you are choosing to be held to a high professional standard and that you have elected participate in an international community dedicated to improving and promoting the field of animal behavior consulting. However, membership does not grant you any particular qualifications or rights.

    How do you support new members?

    We have a Welcome Committee to help guide you through our resources. The Welcome Committee will get in touch with you after you join and invite you to the next monthly new member video conferences. New members who need help navigating any part of our website or our processes can email our Membership Director for personal help. We value our members highly and intend to make your experience as positive as possible.

    Refund Policy

    Our refund policy is available HERE.