Specialising in puppy development, socialisation and training, Rachel is a Professional member of the PDTI (Pet Dog Training Instructors), having gained her PDTI Advanced Instructors Award with Merit and a Level 4 Certificate in Canine Behaviour & Training with Harper Adams University College which ran in partnership with the PDTI in 2010. Previously, Rachel was admitted by John Rogerson as a Fellow of the Canine Behaviour Institute in 2004.
With an academic background in Psychology, Rachel was awarded the 1995 College prize for outstanding achievement in this subject and has specialised in canine studies since 2002. Knowledge, understanding and experience gained by Rachel via courses, workshops and seminars can be viewed here.
With a career that has involved over a decade’s employment within veterinary practice, Rachel’s working involvement with dogs started in 1991 as a kennel hand and has also included editorial production for Dogs Today magazine. Before being trained by her first dog, Rachel graduated in Music & Media Technology and worked within the audio visual industry for 10 years.