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Clare Steele

Award Winning Business owner for 15 years, Business Person of the Year 2014, Director of Hawks of Steele Falconry. Social Media Level 2, Health and Safety Level 2 and Canine first aid. Clare has been taught in Canine Behaviour and Training by Angela White for a number of years, Clare`s has extensive experience in training, practical and theory.

Clare has studied all aspects of dog training and specializes in reactive and aggressive dogs, she has completed all Behaviour and training units with the International Dog behaviour and training centre!

Clare and her family have worked with Gun dogs for many years and has extensive knowledge of all Gun dog breeds and specializes in working gundogs with birds of prey. Clare Is a member of KCAI.

Clare’s Qualifications

CAMBRIDGE INSTITUTE OF DOG BEHAVIOUR AND TRAINING – PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR SKILLS AND MANAGEMENT

CAMBRIDGE INSTITUTE OF DOG BEHAVIOUR AND TRAINING – DOG TRAINING HANDLING AND TRAINING SKILLS

CAMBRIDGE INSTITUTE OF DOG BEHAVIOUR AND TRAINING – ADVANCED DOG ON PERSON AGGRESSION

CAMBRIDGE INSTITUTE OF DOG BEHAVIOUR AND TRAINING  -CRIMINAL DOG LAW SEMINAR

INTERNATIONAL DOG TRAINING AND BEHAVIOUR CENTRE – 2 DAY DOG AGGRESSION COURSE 

INTERNATIONAL DOG TRAINING AND BEHAVIOUR CENTRE – HOW DOGS LEARN

INTERNATIONAL DOG TRAINING AND BEHAVIOUR CENTRE – EVOLUTION AND BREEDS 

INTERNATIONAL DOG TRAINING AND BEHAVIOUR CENTRE – ESSENTIAL SOLUTIONS TO EVERYDAY BEHAVIOUR PROBLEMS

INTERNATIONAL DOG TRAINING AND BEHAVIOUR CENTRE – INSTRUCTING PET DOG OWNERS

INTERNATIONAL DOG TRAINING AND BEHAVIOUR CENTRE – BRAIN AND BEHAVIOUR 

INTERNATIONAL DOG TRAINING AND BEHAVIOUR CENTRE – INTRODUCTION TO BEHAVIOUR MODIFICATION

INTERNATIONAL DOG TRAINING AND BEHAVIOUR CENTRE – INTERMEDIATE BEHAVIOUR MODIFICATION

INTERNATIONAL DOG TRAINING AND BEHAVIOUR CENTRE – ADVANCED BEHAVIOUR MODIFICATION

INTERNATIONAL DOG TRAINING AND BEHAVIOUR CENTRE – CANINE FIRST AID  

IABTC Nose work Awards

Anatomy & Physiology

Tellington Ttouch Training

 

Karen Holmes

Karen has lived with dogs since a child and over the last few years has dedicated her time and energy to developing her knowledge and understanding of what makes a dog ‘tick’.

Most of her extensive training, practical and theory, has been under the wings of Angela White but has also attended courses at various venues. Karen has studied all aspects of dog training including Master Dog Trainer, Reactivity in dogs and how to manage it, Clicker training, which is one of her passions, how a dog learns and practical solutions to everyday behaviours. Is a member of KCAI working towards Kennel Club accreditation.

Karen has 5 dogs of her own which are worked in various canine sports including Clicker and Target Training, Obedience, Rally, Heel Work to Music.

Karen’s Qualifications

City & Guilds Grooming Level 3
IABTC Qualified Instructor
IABTC Clicker and target training level 3
IABTC Nose work Awards
Seminars/workshops Attended:
Emergency First Aid for Dogs
Anatomy & Physiology
Tellington Ttouch Training
Canine Conditioning Academy
Introduction to Canine Behaviour
Canine Aggression and Canine Reactivity
Canine Behaviour and Modification
Working towards Diploma in Karen Pryor’s Clicker Training

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