Hilary is very passionate about science-based, humane training methods and completed a dog training course at CATCH Canine Trainers Academy in 2017 and is currently studying at the International School of Canine Psychology for a Diploma in Canine Behaviour. She has spent some time assisting in group classes at Bravo Dog Training and has a diploma in Veterinary Assisting, as well as four years experience working at a Veterinary Clinic. She is a director for a dog rescue society and spends much of her free time helping bully-breed dogs find new homes. With two reactive dogs of her own, she understands the difficulty finding a dog walker that can be trusted with the dogs that need a little extra!
DOG TRAINING CERTIFICATE
Professional Dog Training - Core Skills at CATCH Canine Trainers Academy. This course covers: dog handling, developmental stages, behaviour evaluation and temperament testing, basic and advanced obedience training, equipment and training tools, learning theory, classical and operant conditioning, and behaviour problem solving.
BRAVO DOG KNOWLEDGE LEVELS 1 & 2
Continuing education provided by Bravo Dog Knowledge. This course covers: canine body language, how dogs learn, science- and reward-based training methods, and more!
MEMBER OF THE PET PROFESSIONAL GUILD
“A membership organization representing pet industry professionals who are committed to results based, science based force-free training and pet care.”
DIPLOMA IN CANINE BEHAVIOUR THROUGH THE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF CANINE PSYCHOLOGY
ASSOCIATE MEMBER OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMPANION ANIMAL NETWORK
“ The International Companion Animal Network (ICAN) was founded by a group of prominent organisations and education providers who use and recommend only force free methods. We founded to meet the profound need for solidarity, mutual support, communication and cooperation between professionals working in the animal behaviour and training realm.”