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WINNER: Animal Behaviourist of the Year 2021 – Home Counties

Great news The LUXLife Pet Product & Services Awards 2021 winners have been announced, and I am delighted to receive the title ‘Animal Behaviourist of the Year 2021 – Home Counties‘. Thank you for all your continued support, it means…

WINNER: Dog Trainer of the Year – 2021 to 2022

π—¦π—’π— π—˜ π—šπ—₯π—˜π—”π—§ π—‘π—˜π—ͺ𝗦 I was nominated in the category Dog Trainer of the Year – Oxfordshire in the Prestige Awards…

Living with behavioural problems – owners’ experiences

Over the years I’ve seen the emotional and financial impact on owners who live with a pet that exhibits undesirable…

The impact of pre-adolescent dog training on behaviour

A new study by Dinwoodie et al. (2021) has looked the age at which dogs were trained as puppies and…

Cat stress, health & behaviour

Data suggests even stoic cats can have elevated levels of adrenaline, noradrenaline, dopamine, and other stress hormones, and that chronically…

Watching baby animals is good for you!

It would take a hardened heart or perhaps an aversion to pets to not feel some sort of warm feeling…

Pet grief – it hurts

Pet-keeping is one of the closest forms of human-animal interaction in Western society.  Although owner-pet relationships may stem from genetically…

Christmas – A pet owner’s survival guide

The countdown to Christmas has begun.  Our homes are typically filled by now with Christmas trees, baubles, gift wrap, interesting…

VIDEO: 10th anniversary of Playing With Your Dog

This year has without a doubt been a strange and troubling one for many.  However, for me it also brings…

The Big Picture – tackling unwanted behaviour positively & successfully

This week my summer puppies course kicked off and the usual issues were raised, such as tackling play biting and…

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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