AbbeyPet specialises in animal behaviour and training, providing a pet behaviour consultancy for dogs, cats and other companion animals with behaviour problems. We offer ethical behaviour management and training, firmly based in science.
If you have a pet with a behaviour problem, a worrying habit, or you just want some advice and guidance with training and management, AbbeyPet can help.
Would you like your puppy or adult dog to learn to:
- Be confident
- Settle down
- Come back
- Walk nicely on a loose lead
- Be able to greet people politely without jumping up at them
If so, then we can help. We offer the following services:
- In-home puppy training course if you can’t get to classes
- Puppy Home Start session – so you know what to expect and do when puppy first comes home
Methods used at AbbeyPet
All training and behaviour modification uses kind, fair and effective methods, based upon scientifically proven learning theory. I believe strongly that flexibility and adaptability are key to helping people achieve a happy and positive relationship with their pets. Read more…
Jo Whitehead PhD is a fully qualified and experienced ABTC registered Clinical Animal Behaviourist, having been actively involved in animal behaviour and welfare research for over 17 years. She is a full member of the Pet Professional Guild, an association which promotes and encourages force-free training and a full member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors (APBC).