Karen Maher

Dog trainer and behaviourist
Brief info

We recommend Karen if you are looking for help dealing with behavioural issues or if you need specific training for your dog. She can help with many different issues and create bespoke behaviour modification programmes for many problems including aggression, separation anxiety, excessive barking and resource guarding. She offers bespoke one-to-one training sessions and behavioural consultations for puppies, dogs and rescue dogs.

Karen is accredited as a Dog Trainer with the Guild of Dog Trainers and is a full member of The Pet Professional Guild.

She has studied with Pet Behaviour Counsellor, Sarah Whitehead (BA, MSc) and author of the bestselling ‘Clever Dog’ book.

Think Dog with Sarah Whitehead Qualifications & Certificates:

• Think Dog Certificate
• Dog-to-Dog Aggression (An advanced award in Canine Behaviour and Training)

CIDBT Qualifications & Certificates:

• Understanding Canine Care and Behaviour
• Practical and Effective Dog Training
• Common Canine Behaviour Problems
• The Canine Behaviourist (Advanced Course)

In addition to this, Karen has studied with Ross McCarthy MA FCFBA MBIPDT MGoDT AMBPSCA at The Cambridge Institute of Dog Behaviour and Training (CIDBT) - these courses are approved through Kennel Club external inspection for the Kennel Club Accredited Instructor Scheme (KCAI).

If you are looking for a specialist dog behaviourist or trainer, get in touch with us at anna@topdogwalkers.co.uk.