Nick is the director of training and behaviour at Puppy Stars. He has an Advanced Diploma in Applied Animal Behaviour (canine) and is a Graduate of the prestigious Academy for Dog Trainers.
Nick is a full member of the International Association of Animal Behaviour Consultants, The Canine Behaviour and Training Society, Victoria Stilwell Pet Dog Trainer, Association of Pet Dog Trainers (01239) Institute of Modern Dog trainers and is a Certified Fear Free Professional.
Nick has been around dogs all his life, growing up in a very dog friendly household and has been helping people and their dogs since 2010, he receives behavioural referrals from vets and has trained dogs for the Fire Service and the Medical Detection Dogs.
Nick is very experienced working with fearful and aggressive dogs and he currently shares his life with his English Setter, Sky and Border Terrier, Beanie.
For a list of qualifications, courses and on-going professional development: Click HERE. This will open a new window Puppy Stars: Puppy and Dog Training Academy.
Nick is recommended by both his clients and Veterinary professionals.
Nick is based in the South of England and consults throughout the U.K primarily around Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire & London.
Nick has been a Training and Behaviour advisor for the Dogue de Bordeaux Welfare, previously wrote a monthly column in Dog World Magazine, has appeared on QVC (with Pet Munchies) and works with the Medical Detection Dogs providing behavioural support and training.
On the right is an advert Nick worked on for a newspaper (his dog appears just before the end).
When I have some spare time, I also volunteer as a fund raiser for the Medical Detection Dogs.
"Nick is both funny and realistic about the frustrations and the joys of dog ownership and his friendly and relaxed manner make him a very entertaining speaker. He just makes you want to go home and hug your dog and feel blessed for living with such a wonderful creature." - Julie
" I have to say, ever since meeting Nick on Monday and having all the support and guidance that you have offered us since, I feel so blessed to have you helping us. It genuinely warms my heart, so thank you". - Shirin & Gargamel