THE PROMISES CDWA MAKES to our industry practitioners, to pets, their parents, and to our members are many. They should be effective and meaningful, and yield the highest benefit for all who’s lives we are trying to better. CDWA is not targeting an acceptable minimum. We are hoping to build the best world-class example of standards, knowledge and practice for our industry and humane animal care in Canada.
We are an ethical, values- and standards-based organization.
MISSION. To build knowledge of gold-standard pet care, demystify the industry and its practitioners so that Parents are able to distinguish service providers knowledgeably and reliably, resolve the existing patchwork of practices, and assist in all ways possible to ensure parents/pets are advantaged in their practices and outcomes.
VISION. To be the single and most trusted organization to structure and deliver relevant services, supports and benevolent assistance that enhance the lives of all members and pets, and that of quality, recognized industry organizations by manyfold. To offer these richly and abundantly.
VALUES. To ensure that every pet in Canada receives the highest standard of humane care, training, love and protection, afforded by the pet professionals industry and Parents, and enshrined by government and law.