My Credentials

Confident Canine has a wealth of qualifications, certifications and the experience to back them up:

  • VIS Ultrasound Certificates Level 1 & 2
  • Merisha Canine Massage Certificate
  • Reiki Certificates 1, 2, and Master/Teacher (since 2006)
  • Certified Trick Dog Instructor
  • Previous Captain of a Kyra Sundance ‘All Stars’ Team
  • Certificate in Animal Communication
  • Certificate in Crystal Healing
  • Scentwork UK – Train the Trainer Level 1 Certificate
  • Scentwork UK – Train the Trainer Level 2-4 Certificate
  • Scentwork UK – Train the Trainer Level 5-8 Certificate
  • Scentwork UK Judges and Trial Managers Certificates for levels 1 through to 4
  • Mantrailing UK Certified Instructor
  • Canine Hoopers UK Accredited Instructor
  • Certificate in NLP
  • Former member of the IANLPC (The International Association of NLP and Coaching) and the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists)
  • Current Member of the PPG (Pet Professional Guild)
  • Current Member of the CTAA (Complementary Therapists Accredited Association)
  • Certificate in MBSR
  • Meditation Teachers Certificate
  • IOSH Managing Safely Certificate
  • Human 1st Aid certificate

Additional courses completed:

  • BAT (Behavioural Adjustment Therapy) – 1st UK Instructors Course
  • Susan Garretts Recallers 3.0
  • Numerous Gundog individual days/courses
  • Numerous Dog Training individual days/courses
  • Numerous Canine Behavioural courses
  • The International House of Reiki Remembering Course
  • Gaia House 3 day silent retreat completed 2019
  • Craig Oglivie – Interactive Play Workshop
  • Susan Friedman Behaviour Buzz 2 day seminar – scheduled 2020 – Awaiting rescheduling due to Covid19
  • Cathy Sdao 2 day seminar – scheduled 2020 – Awaiting rescheduling due to Covid19
  • Kachina Canine Wellness Course – Currently taking


  • Have handled dogs professionally on commercial filming and static shoots
  • Have featured on Dream 107.7 Radio
  • Have titled all 4 of the dogs we have had in Trickwork (including to Champions)
  • Opened Essex’ 1st Kyra Sundance Training & Testing Centre
  • Have many, many years of clicker training experience
  • Have successfully competed in Gundog Working Tests, Agility Shows & Obedience Competitions (including the Discover Dogs KCGCS PB semi-finals) obtaining numerous places
  • Represented Weimaraners as a breed at the International Festival of Falconry
  • Successfully show our dogs to Championship level including at CRUFTS, obtaining breed class and BASC placements at CRUFTS
  • Have taken part in various Working Trial days
  • Have completed Tracking days with both Puppies and Adult dogs
  • Have successfully worked our dogs to the gun and in GWT’s
  • Have hosted ‘The International House of Reiki’ UK events
  • Have bred dogs ourselves
  • Have taken part in International Dog Events
  • Have also trained with many well known competitive trainers in their individual fields

I am happy for you to inspect my certificates and ask questions regarding qualifications and experience at any time, please do not hesitate to get in touch if you need more information.

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