About The Animal Behaviourist
Karen is a qualified professional and Accredited Animal Behaviourist and Canine Behaviour Specialist.
She is a Champion on non-cruelty methods of dog behaviour modification & training. She has over 21 years experience in working with dogs, a distinction in Advanced Animal Behaviour AdVAB, a foundation degree level ADipCBM, with a distinction in Canine Behaviour Management, a Bsc degree level GdipABM in Animal Behaviour Management and various instructor and Behaviourist certificates.
There are many untrained people setting themselves up as a behaviourist. She is a coveted Full member of the TCBTS, (full members have met the very high academic and practical experiences required and have been assessed by the country’s leading experts). She has approved professional membership of the ABTC. The TCBTS is a founding member of the ABTC (also includes rescues, police, vets etc) which regulates nationally and sets the high standards of professionalism.
She is also a member of the Institute of Animal Care and Education (MIACE) and the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB). Karen is active in promoting knowledge and understanding of animal behaviour. She writes articles for the parish magazine, has done local talks on dog behaviour/training and has undertaken a scientific study on the dog owner bond.