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We are a fully insured and licensed establishment, each member of the Training team has the following qualifications:

LEAD DOG TRAINER: Elizabeth Maitland, BA Hons, PGCE, KCAI (AD)

"I am a force-free top Dog Trainer training dogs to use cues for new behaviours with praise and rewards (Positive Reinforcement). I started training dogs professionally in 2009 and have completed a ‘Principles of Dog Training and Behaviour’ OCN Level 3 Course with IMDT (Institute of Modern Dog Trainers) April 2016. I attended a residential APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers) Advanced Instructors Course (Level 4) in 2017 and passed the Assessment to be a KCAI (Kennel Club Accredited Instructor) Level 5 in August 2018.

Being a trained and experienced teacher with a PGCE completed in 1991-2006 I have some knowledge of Pedagogy, Active Learning and a Safe Learning Environment. Also I Trained in Competition Obedience and Rally Obedience Training, Clicker Training with IABTC. I have been a KCAI Member (specialising in Assistance Dogs) since 30.06.14. Also I was Lead Dog Trainer training dogs professionally with RECOVERY Assistance Dogs May 2009 - January 2021."

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