Qualified. Accredited. Experienced. Ethical.
Qualified in animal behaviour at degree or postgraduate degree level
Registered Practitioners with the Animal Behaviour and Training Council.
Experienced in teaching puppy and beginner lifeskills to advanced pet dog obedience
Dog activities offered including rally obedience, heelwork to music, hoopers, tricks and scentwork.
Up-to-date with the latest research in canine behaviour science and practical applications for training.
Most importantly we all have lived with dogs through their life stages with the joys and issues that can arise along the way!
Susannah is a qualified Clinical Animal Behaviourist, a Registered Practitioner with the ABTC and Full Member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors (APBC) and The Canine Behaviour and Training Society (TCBTS).
Having fostered over 40 dogs, Susannah has a particular interest in the rehabilitation and rehoming of rescue dogs, early stage development of puppies and maintaining welfare in a dog's senior years.
She is also concerned with dog access and responsible ownership to promote shared enjoyment of the countryside and greenspace for all.
As Associate Lecturer in Animal Behaviour at Anglia Ruskin University Susannah teaches a range of animal welfare and behaviour topics. Research interests include the application of attachment theory to dog-human relationships, social cognition (how dogs and humans communicate and co-operate with each other) and how training methods, particularly feedback during training, affects the dog's emotional state and learning.
Qualified to degree level with a B.Sc in Animal Behaviour, Lindsay is a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (UK APDT), a Certified Dog Trick Instructor (CDTI) and an Accredited Canine Hoopers UK Instructor (ACHUKI).
Lindsay works for a leading UK animal charity, advising on dog welfare, training and behaviour. She has a passion for rescuing and rehabilitating dogs and cats and believes that time and patience is key to getting the best out of the relationship between our furry companions and their owners. Lindsay is an experienced clicker trainer and enjoys the endless possibilities this brings. She regularly attends seminars and workshops to be up to date with the latest training information. Lindsay lives with her Staffordshire Bull Terriers, Buzz and Daisy, and three cats. Buzz and Daisy are members of the East Anglia Staffordshire Bull Terrier club and are also part of the display team which has appeared at Crufts on numerous occasions. Buzz entertains the crowds at dog shows and events with agility and tricks which include reading, skateboarding and playing dead when shot!
Kerry-Anne is a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (UK APDT), an organisation which prides itself on using training methods that are kind, fair and effective as well as being a veterinary nurse, working in local practice. She has a first class honours degree in Animal Behaviour and Welfare specialising in canine and feline behaviour. Kerry-Anne is passionate about promoting the welfare of companion animals and enhancing relationships between pets and their owners. She regularly attends practical training and workshops. Kerry-Anne enjoys instructing on the puppy course, ensuring that your puppy is learning important lifeskills and guiding their behaviour to help them be a great companion living in a human world, whilst always having fun! She also teaches the bronze, silver and gold classes, helping owners cope with challenging adolescence, incorporating ideas and methods from positive reward-based gundog training and teaching tricks just for fun! Kerry-Anne currently lives with Bobbie the cat, hand-reared from 2 days old by herself after being found abandoned, Lyra, an 8 year old Golden Retriever and Mowgli, a 3 year old Flat-coated Retriever.
Paula has been with Cambridge Dogs for five years since obtaining a First class honours degree in Animal Behaviour and Welfare. Paula previously worked for a leading UK animal charity, focusing on dog welfare, behaviour and rehoming. She also has experience of working as a dog walker and pet sitter and regularly attends courses to keep up-to-date with modern training techniques and welfare standards.
Paula and her family live with a rescue poodle-cross Josie and cat Willow.
If you would like to know more about the seminars, workshops and conferences that the team have attended and participated in, please ask!