The next few weeks can be a worrying time for pet owners as celebrations such as 𝓗𝓪𝓵𝓵𝓸𝔀𝓮𝓮𝓷, 𝓓𝓲𝔀𝓪𝓵𝓲 and 𝓑𝓸𝓷𝓯𝓲𝓻𝓮 𝓝𝓲𝓰𝓱𝓽 can bring along the sights & sounds of fireworks, plus other strange, scary ‘stuff’. Here are some quick tips to help your pet cope.  For more advice please visit https://www.doglistener.tv/2010/08/fear-of-noise/

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I was delighted to be nominated and win for the second year in a row the title Dog Trainer of the Year from the Oxford Prestige Awards 2021/22. Award winners were invited along to The Oxfordshire Golf Hotel and Spa on the 28th September to meet the judges and celebrate their win.  At the event, […]

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Help pets have a spook-free Halloween

Many households may be gearing-up for some fa-boo-lous fun, yet with more pets living with us than ever before, this can be a scary time for them. See my tips on how to help pets have a spook-free 𝓗𝓪𝓵𝓵𝓸𝔀𝓮𝓮𝓷…

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Fireworks season – Tips for owners

The next few weeks can be a worrying time for pet owners as celebrations such as 𝓗𝓪𝓵𝓵𝓸𝔀𝓮𝓮𝓷, 𝓓𝓲𝔀𝓪𝓵𝓲 and 𝓑𝓸𝓷𝓯𝓲𝓻𝓮 𝓝𝓲𝓰𝓱𝓽 can bring along the sights & sounds of fireworks, plus other strange, scary ‘stuff’. Here are my tips to help your pet cope.  For more advice visit https://www.doglistener.tv/2010/08/fear-of-noise/V 

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Silver Winner: Best Business Women Awards 2021

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On Friday 15th October the Best Business Women Awards 2021 was held in London and I was a finalist in the categories of Best Animal Services and Best Customer Service. It was a fabulous evening, Sarah and I met some amazing female entrepreneurs.  Whilst Hanne didn’t take the top spot, she walked away with two […]

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Finalists announced – Best Business Women Awards 2021

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𝗘𝘅𝗰𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗻𝗲𝘄𝘀! It’s just been announced that I’m a finalist in the 2021 Best Business Women Awards for the following two categories: ANIMAL SERVICES and BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE.   Founded in 2015 by multi-award winning entrepreneur Debbie Gilbert, the Best Business Women Awards are now considered to be one of the UK’s most prestigious awards […]

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Give cats choice – they’ll love you more for it

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A new study investigating the impact of interactions with cats has found that allowing cats to make their own decisions as to interact or not and adopting a ‘hands-off’ approach reduces aggression. The research conducted by Nottingham Trent University in conjunction with Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, conducted a series of trials involving 100 cats […]

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WINNER: Animal Behaviourist of the Year 2021 – Home Counties

Great news The LUXLife Pet Product & Services Awards 2021 winners have been announced, and I am delighted to receive the title ‘Animal Behaviourist of the Year 2021 – Home Counties‘.  Thank you for all your continued support, it means such a lot. You can read more about this by clicking onto the LUXLife Summer […]

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WINNER: The Pet Parent Pledge – initiative

Great news Back in April ’21, a group initiative called the #petparentpledge was announced between The Modern Dog Trainer, the IAABC Foundation, the CCPDT, and the APDT to highlight just how much our TWO-legged clients matter.  This worldwide initiative encouraged trainers & behaviourists to demonstrate their commitment by recording a 20 second video with what […]

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New Certification – Protocol to Overcome Fear of Dogs in Kids

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GOOD NEWS! Good news from founder of KAD Kids Around Dogs Debby Lucken.  Following my final assessment, Hanne is certified to implement the Protocol to Overcome the Fear of Dogs in Kids. What does this mean?  This new certification means Hanne is qualified to work professionally with children who are scared of dogs and need […]

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