Nick has been around dogs all his life, growing up in a very dog friendly household and has been helping people and their dogs professionally 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.
Nick is recommended by both his clients and Veterinary professionals.
Nick is a graduate of The Academy For Dog Trainers - Regarded by many as the Harvard for dog trainers and a Victoria Stilwell Pet Dog Trainer (VSPDT-CDT) and Mentor.
Nick is a proud member (CDBC) of the International Association of Animal Behaviour Consultants (IAABC) Pet Professional Guild (PPG), the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) # 01239, Full Member of the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers (IMDT), Full Member Behaviourist: The Canine Behaviour and Training Society (TCBTS) an Animal Behaviour & Training Council (ABTC) ATI ABT and Fear Free professional.
For a list of qualifications and CPD click HERE
Nick is based in the South of England and consults throughout the U.K primarily around Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire & London.
As well as leading the team at Puppy Stars: Puppy & Dog Training Academy, Nick works alongside the Medical Detection Dogs providing behavioural support and training. Nick has been a Training and Behaviour advisor for the Dogue de Bordeaux Welfare, previously wrote a monthly column in Dog World Magazine called - Behaviour Matters, has appeared on live TV (QVC with Pet Munchies) and have worked with 1000's of dogs of all breeds since 2010
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
Below is an Nick training a dog for stress free ear cleaning.