Hanne with a dog

Hanne Grice Dip, BA (Hons), MSc (Distinction) ABTC-CAB – is a Clinical Animal Behaviourist, trainer, published author, educationalist and founder of the award winning pet behaviour company Hanne Grice Pet Training & Behaviour (formerly Walk the Dog™).

A lifetime love of animals led Hanne to start the business. From pet care to helping problem pets, Hanne wanted to create a company that gave owners a place to turn to for expert advice, up-to-date training with first class service.

In 2006, Hanne launched the business and she has since helped over three thousand furry clients, and has worked with famous faces from the world of sport, film and entertainment. Hanne has won a number of awards for her work, has represented female entrepreneurs presenting in front of Ministers and government bodies. She is the author of Playing With Your Dog, and contributes to a number of printed and online publications sharing advice on canine and feline behaviour, animal care and management.

Hanne has given expert advice on the BBC Breakfast sofa, and regularly on BBC Radio 5 Live, Talk Radio, Talk Sport, Times Radio, Radio Dacorum plus BBC Three Counties. Hanne also runs workshops for owners and pet professionals on various topics.

Hanne works with all breeds of dogs, cats and other small animals, helping with all sorts of problem behaviours with a calm, positive training approach. She also runs a Puppy & Dog School in Hertfordshire and provides both in-person and virtual training and behaviour services, as well as lecturing for educational organisations. Hanne is a member of several organisations, working to their Code of Practice – click here to find out more.

Hanne is also a Kids Around Dogs Approved Trainer – certified in Protocol to Overcome the Fear of Dogs in Kids, certified Pet Bereavement Counsellor, Victoria Stillwell Academy Dog Trainer Course Mentor and Faculty Advisor, a Blue Cross Volunteer Educational Speaker, and an Animal Sciences Lecturer at University Centre Bishop Burton responsible for the MSc Applied Animal Behaviour & Training – Human Animal Interactions & Psychology plus Animal Behaviour Consulting modules, and MSc Animal Behaviour & Welfare degree. Hanne is also a MSc final project Supervisor and has lectured for FdSc Applied Canine Behaviour and Training – Advanced Dog Training module Year 3, and Year 1 students. Additionally, Hanne peer-reviews scientific papers put forward for publication to the journal Society & Animals.

How can we help?

This lovely lady knew from the beginning of the phone call that my mother was out of her area but she spent a long time discussing our rescue dog’s issues. She gave her time and expertise, and the suggestions she made instantly helped. What an expert. Thank you so much.

Felicity Amswych

Awards

  • BBWA 2021 silver award
  • Lux Pet Product and Services 2021 award
  • BBWA 2015 finalist award
  • Scoot Headline Award winner 2015
  • CorporateLiveWire Oxfordshire Prestige Award - Dog Trainer of the Year 2020-22 two-times winner
  • CorporateLiveWire Global Awards winner 2021/22 award

Memberships

  • Victoria Stillwell Academy Dog Training Mentor badge
  • PPGuild Member badge
  • IAABC Supporting badge
  • Victoria Stillwell Academy Faculty Advisor badge
  • BIPDT logo
  • APDT member logo
  • APBC member logo