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Contented Canine

Contented Canine

Cheltenham, United Kingdom

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About I offer positive dog training services and dog behaviour consultations, from my rural location in the centre of Gloucestershire
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Description I have always had an interest in working with animals. In September 2000 I attended Sparsholt Agricultural College and completed a City & Guilids National Certificate in Animal Care. I then started work at the RSPCA, first in the control room and then as an Animal Collections Officer.

A change in personal circumstances led me to Gloucestershire. This marked the start of a new adventure within my career, this time working as a kennel person for the MOD, responsible for the welfare of 7 Military working dogs. Being around the same group of dogs, day in/day out for 4 years, taught me a lot, but I wanted to learn more.

It is then that I became a dog handler. Around the same time, I took it upon myself to carry out a Foundation Degree in Canine Behaviour & Training. It is on this course that I learnt the science behind dog training, and why positive training works. I completed this in 2012.

Since then, I have had my little boy, so have put my career on hold, but now am ready to start driving forwards.

I am currently working towards accreditation with the Kennel Club. This has led me to attend canine training & behaviour seminars, with many more booked for this year. I really look forward to learning more and progressing.

I never tire of dog training, it is fantastic when you can turn a dogs behaviour around, or when you teach an owner how positive training works, then to see their dog progress because of it! It is so rewarding!

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