Welcome to my world of wagging tails and joyful barks! I'm Vera, a passionate and dedicated professional with seven years of hands-on experience in the field of dog training and animal welfare.

My journey began in rescue centres, where I witnessed the transformative power of love, patience, and effective training in rehabilitating dogs and preparing them for their forever homes. And it was while working in rescue that 3 years ago I rehomed this lovely lady, Poppy, a 13-year old staffie cross.

🐶 Expertise: As a skilled dog trainer, I specialise in:

Behaviour Modulation: Addressing behavioural issues such as reactivity, anxiety, and fear.

Life Skills Training: Teaching essential commands, lead manners, and recall.

Socialisation: Helping dogs build confidence and interact positively with humans and other animals.

Puppy Training: Setting a strong foundation for well-behaved adult dogs.

🏠 Rescue Centre Experience: During my tenure in one of UK's most beloved rescue centres, I’ve:

  • Worked tirelessly to rehabilitate dogs from various backgrounds, including neglect, abuse, and abandonment.
  • Collaborated with fellow staff members, veterinarians, and volunteers to create safe and nurturing environments.
  • Conducted adoption introduction sessions, ensuring that each dog found the right match with a loving family.

🌟 Philosophy: My approach to dog training is rooted in empathy, science-based methods, and a deep understanding of canine behaviour. I believe that every dog deserves a chance to thrive, regardless of their past.

📚 Continuous Learning: I stay updated on the latest research, attend workshops, and participate in professional development courses. My commitment to learning ensures that I provide the best care and training for the dogs entrusted to me.

🐾 Mission: My mission extends beyond training sessions. I am passionate about helping prospective dog owners prepare and plan for their new companions. By educating them on responsible pet ownership, understanding breed-specific needs, and creating a welcoming environment, I empower them to build a strong bond with their dogs from day one. Whether it’s choosing the right supplies, puppy-proofing the home, or learning about dog behaviour, I guide owners toward a positive relationship that lasts a lifetime.

🔍 Certifications and Qualifications:

Canine First Aid Certified: Your dogs are in safe hands—I am trained to handle emergencies and provide immediate care.

DBS Checked: Rest assured, my background has been thoroughly vetted for your peace of mind.

Fully Insured: Your trust matters, and I am fully insured to protect both you and your furry companions.

Diploma in Canine Behaviour: Currently studying to deepen my understanding of canine behaviour and enhance my training techniques.

ACE Training Certification: Committed to excellence, I am pursuing advanced certifications to better serve my clients.

If you’re ready to embark on a rewarding journey with your furry companion, let’s connect! 🐾 Whether you need help deciding on the right dog for, with training your current dog, behaviour modification, or simply want to strengthen your bond with your dog, I’m here to assist. Reach out today, and let’s create a harmonious relationship that lasts a lifetime! 🐕❤️


Prestonpans, East Lothian



+44 (0) 7799858045

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