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A Clinical Animal Behaviourist and Trainer from Tring has been shortlisted for the Best Business Women Awards 2023.  Hanne Grice, from Hanne Grice Pet Training and Behaviour, has been named as a finalist for Animal Services, and Customer Service.  Read the press release below.



Best Businesswomen Awards 2023 Finalists announced.

Female Entrepreneurs are powering forwards.

The Best Businesswomen Awards have announced their finalists for 2023, all fantastic examples of exemplary female entrepreneurs.

The business climate has continued to test the resilience of entrepreneurs, and these determined women have continued to drive their businesses forwards.

The judging panel was impressed by the creativity, tenacity and excellent business acumen demonstrated in the selected finalists. The Best Businesswomen Awards are designed to recognise the achievement of female entrepreneurs from a wide range of industries. All of whom are excelling in their chosen field, 

Local businesswoman Hanne Grice from Hanne Grice Pet Behaviour & Training has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Best Customer Service, and Best Animal Services categories.  Hanne Grice is a Clinical Animal Behaviourist, Training Instructor, published author, educationalist and founder of the award-winning pet behaviour company Hanne Grice Pet Training & Behaviour. Hanne launched the business in 2006, and has since helped several thousand furry clients and has worked with famous faces from the world of sport, film and entertainment. Hanne has won a number of awards over the years for her work and has represented female entrepreneurs presenting in front of Ministers and government bodies. She is the author of Playing With Your Dogand contributes to a number of printed and online publications sharing advice on canine, feline and small animal behaviour. Hanne works with all breeds of dogscats and other small animals, helping with all sorts of problem behaviours with a calm, positive training approach. She 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 sits on the Board of Trustees for the Animal Behaviour and Training Council (ABTC), and is a full member and assessor for the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors (APBC).

Debbie Gilbert, the organiser of The Best Businesswomen Awards, said ‘This is the 9th year of these prestigious awards, and despite extremely difficult trading conditions businesses have faced over the past few years these businesswomen have powered forwards. Our judging panel, all business experts, were impressed by the quality of the entrants. All our finalists are all shining examples of being successful entrepreneurs who have proved their success to our judges.’

Hanne Grice said “I am thrilled to have been selected as a Finalist.  It has been a particularly challenging few years, what with the pandemic puppy boom, and the general rise in pet ownership across species, which has led to a significant rise in problem pet behaviours overall.  To be recognised for service excellence in general, as well as in the field of animal services, is simply awesome.”

The Gala Final will be held at the Hilton Wembley on 22nd September 2023, where the Gold Winners of each category will be announced.


Information for Editors

Owner and Founder Debbie Gilbert is available for further comment on 07795 683598  

or email [email protected]


Hanne Grice is available for further comment on 07976 743031 or email [email protected].  Hanne’s website is

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