About Victoria30 Years a Dog Professional
Victoria is dedicated to supporting and coaching dog owners. She is an experienced, qualified and Certified Canine Behaviourist and Dog Trainer with over 30 years experience in teaching people how to train their dogs.
In 1994, Victoria founded People & Dogs, a successful dog training school in Sheffield, UK. She has worked as a freelance Behaviour Consultant with the Sheffield (RSPCA) Animal Shelter, has been consulted as behaviour expert by Sheffield Dog Rescue and is the Behaviour advisor for Rain Rescue. She has also worked with various solicitors to act as Expert Witness in several Dangerous Dogs court cases.
Victoria’s training facilities are in Dronfield, and she covers South Sheffield, Chesterfield, North East Derbyshire and the surrounding areas.
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Victoria’s mission is to guide you in building a trusting harmonious relationship with your dog. She has acquired specialist skills and knowledge gained over 30 years of academic study and experience to help you overcome your dog’s behaviour and training problems. She is specialised in Lead Reactivity, Aggression, Resource Guarding and Trauma and takes a special interest in Overseas Rescue dogs.
Another area of expertise is with Cockapoos and Doodle crossbreeds after adopting one herself 10 years ago. Daisy, her Cockapoo had multiple behavioural problems including possessive aggression that needed specialised skills to overcome. Since these little dogs have become so popular, Victoria has worked with hundreds of them to help their guardians to understand them better.
She is also an Approved Instructor with the Dog Training College
Victoria has also been consulted as an Expert Witness on several legal cases.