We are delighted to have behaviourist and trainer Kate Mallatratt working with us to create 'Your Dog & You'. Using the drop down menus above you will find information and behaviour advice written by Kate including topics such as Recall and Guarding. Kate has also chosen some of her favourite products to include in our exclusive Contemplating Canines Collection to assist you in making informed product choices for your dog.
Kate is an associate member of the UK Register of Canine Behaviourists and member of the Pet Professional Guild, which promotes force free training. Kate holds an Advanced Diploma in Canine Behaviour Management (with distinction) from Compass Education Ltd and Teachers’ Diploma and Certificate in Puppy Education from Learning About Dogs Ltd. She runs online courses, puppy classes and lifeskill and clicker training workshops. She is an experienced clicker training assessor.
Kate’s particular areas of interest are behaviour modification, problem prevention and enriching the environment for the dog in the family home. Kate also has a keen interest in the health and welfare of dogs from a nutritional perspective, having fed her dogs a raw diet for many years and only feeds quality treats. Kate’s other area of special interest lies in clicker training for errorless learning.
Along with her husband Paul, Kate is guardian to four dogs: Golden Retrievers Mabel and daughter Phoebe, a blue merle Border Collie Merlin, and an English Springer Spaniel Oscar. She enjoys long walks with the dogs and escaping to the beach as often as possible!
To book some of the fantastic training courses that Kate runs online please click here
Kate is based near Sidmouth, Devon. For further information, training advice and behavioural consultations visit www.contemplatingcanines.com