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It has truly helped me and family at home. I am deeply grateful for all the hard work and training they have provided me. It has truly helped me and family at home. I will be signing up for Puppy II Classes, so thank you in advance.
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About Sarah

Sarah2Sarah Whitehead is an international lecturer and pet behaviour specialist seeing dogs and cats with behavioural problems on referral from veterinary surgeons across the South of England.

Sarah has an MSc in Animal Behaviour and is a full member of the APBC (Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors) and APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers, no 00156).

She is also one of only a small number of specialists to have achieved the status of Certified Clinical Animal Behaviourist (CCAB) and is an Animal Behaviour Training Council (ABTC) Registered Clinical Animal Behaviourist.

Sarah is MD of Think Dog Ltd – an organisation providing accredited education in the field of behaviour and training.

Sarah also runs the Clever Dog Company® 'Method' - her trainers offer bespoke 1-1 training and specialist group classes for puppies and older dogs, all based on the most modern methods of training both people and their pets.

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Wow - beautiful, but a very good reason to train your dog a reliable leave it'. Thank you Completely Mutz Dog TrainigI saw this beautiful adder this morning whilst out walking Reggie.

Luckily I’ve taught him ‘leave it’ so he backed away and sat down which gave me the chance to get my phone out fiddle around getting the camera started and was able to take this photo!

It’s also an indication of how slow adders can be when waking up from hibernation - this is the time to be extra vigilant when walking your dog - a curious dog could easily have been bitten by this one this morning

Good example of a real life situation where teaching your dog a simple trick like ‘leave it’ pays dividends

I’ve just heard that a local vet has treated about four dogs for adder bites in recent days - very distressing for dog, owner... and it’s not cheap

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