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Connecting dogs and people.
The caring qualified and experienced Behaviourist and Trainer for you.
Aiming to promote and maintain standards in animal behaviour, training and care.
Having the support of a qualified professional can make all the difference.
Rock Villa Canine Care
I believe that your dog(s) are individuals with specific needs and that your unique circumstances may also mean that you have very particular requirements. All of my advertised services can be modified and I aim to match my provision to your specific requests. I am also willing to consider providing any other pet/errand service that you require and welcome your suggestions. Please feel free to contact me even if it is just to talk through your requirements and ideas.
Almost all of my services can be extended to include other dogs in your household, and I have many years of experience in the care of animals including Horses and Cats, but at
I have retired from a long legal career to pursue my dream of
My experience spans involvement in raising puppies, care throughout all stages of life, training and re-homing young and senior English and Staffordshire Bull Terriers from rescue facilities, with a special interest in intuitive behaviours; dogs as dogs and positive reinforcement.
Prior to setting up Rock Villa Canine
I have a wealth of experience, so if your dog’s behaviour is causing a concern to you, I can help you understand the problem and work towards modifying the behaviour.
With over 20 years of experience in training all breeds of dogs, Rock Villa Canine Care is now available to all owners with a desire to get the best from their dogs. I prefer to train dogs outdoors with many distractions given they are most likely to encounter these in daily life. One-to-one home training is another good solution. As a member of Kennel
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No matter how badly behaved you think your pet is, I have the experience and knowledge to help you get the
Why Choose Me?
It is important to make sure when choosing a Dog Trainer or Behaviourist that you contact a professional.
I am a qualified and experienced
Rock Villa Canine Care will feature centre page heavily inside the St Giles Animal Rescue by a form of an advert in the folders and e-brochure in 2018.
Anyone can claim to be a dog trainer and/or sell you a dog. It is difficult to tell who is telling the truth, particularly on the internet. It is very easy to make claims about how good you are and about the success you have had training dogs; people are frequently taken in by inexperienced trainers/behaviourists. I can actually show you trained dogs and effective techniques based on real dog training and dog psychology principles that are proven to work time and time again.
After receiving a glut of e-mails from people struggling with their dogs pulling on the lead and keen to get an insight into this problem. I have selected the five most common reasons for a dog pulling on the lead. When you have a puller, sputtering, choking and...read more
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Talking about a difficult topic is never very easy and for me this is painful. Currently I am helping minimise any pain or distress a sweet dog of senior years is experiencing and supporting her owner to cope with the impending loss of her pet. This is one of the most...read more
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