Dog Training and Behaviour

Links to local dog businesses

Although I cannot be held responsible for the quality of the services offered, I have personally met all the people listed below, and am happy to advertise them on my website!

Local Trainers

Sarah Wilson, Happy Tails Dog Training. Bidborough. 07795 336889 

Sandra Giles, Colliewobbles. Tonbridge. 07941 011943

Mark and Gill Beeching, Beeching Animal Behaviour Consultancy. 07563 525 749

Louise Ince, Canine Performers - Heelwork to Music. 01322 668955

Local Groomers

The Dogroom, Hildenborough. 01732 833 868

Local Dog walkers/ sitters

Carolyn Gordon. Waggatails. Langton Green. 07763 216139

Emma McDonald. Scamper and Pamper. Hildenborough/ Tonbridge. 07734 859737

Internet Resources

There's so much available on the web, it's sometimes hard to know where to look. Here are the ones I recommend.

Kikopup is a YouTube channel by American dog trainer Emily Larlham. Full of fun training videos, including common behaviour issues. (USA)

Zak George

Another great YouTube channel to subscribe to! Zak is very enthusiastic, and always strives for the best for the dogs he's training.

Dog Star Daily is an amazing resource, headed by dog behaviourist Dr Ian Dunbar. (USA)

Victoria Stilwell
Best known for her series 'It's Me or the Dog', her website is packed with brilliant information.  (USA)

Gwen Bailey
Dog trainer and behaviourist Gwen Bailey has developed a website full of fantastic information.

General training/ behaviour info can also be found on these sites:

The Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors

The Kennel Club

The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (UK)

The Dogs Trust


Internet Resources

BBC Writersroom

Plenty of information here to keep you busy. A blog, writing opportunities, script library, instructional videos and podcasts.