About Pet Behaviour Scotland

Pet Behaviour Scotland is ran by Lynn Allardyce DipCABT, CAPBT, CAPB and APDT00856 who is a professionally qualified Companion Animal Pet Behaviourist and Trainer. Lynn has nationally recognised qualifications -
Advanced award in canine behaviour and training
'Think dog Advanced'
Advanced Diploma in - 'Practical aspects of companion animals behaviour and training '

Lynn Allardyce, Pet behavioural expert

Qualifications and experience

Lynn is a COAPE Association Behaviour Practitioner (CABP), which means after she gained her Advanced Diploma in Companion Animal Behaviour and Training (DipCABT) she was rigorously assessed and then formally registered to practice as a COAPE practitioner by Carrie Evans a member of CAPBT, APDT and the APBC .

Lynn is a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT 00856). Founded in 1995 by John Fisher to offer pet dog owners a guarantee of quality when looking for a puppy or dog training class in their area.

Lynn has ran a private behavioural and training practice as well as puppy through to advanced dog training courses/classes since 2004.

She is a published author writing for several years for her local newspaper 'the Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser' as well as having several articles published in the 'Dogs Today' popular magazine.

She has ran a private behavioural and training practice as well as puppy through to advanced dog training courses/classes since 2004.

She is a published author writing for several years for her local newspaper 'the Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser' as well as having several articles published in the 'Dogs Today' popular magazine.

She has been involved in an advisory capacity with the BBC, CBBC 'Who let the dogs out' and has also done several broadcasts for BBC Radio Scotland

She was a speaker at the KCAI (Kennel Club Accredited Instructors) Scottish regional education event, 18 May 2013.

She has been a speaker at a Scottish Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) seminar.

Lynn has had several cats over the years and dogs all her life. In particular she has special knowledge of German Shepherd Dog's, Dobermanns, Northern Inuits and Beagles having personal experience with them, though she has great knowledge and trained most breeds of dogs. At the moment she is kept pretty busy with her 2 Beagles, Pyper and Kelti, whom she also breeds. She is specifically interest in the development of puppies and working with aggressive dogs.

During her studies the training covered many topics including nutrition, emotionality, psychology, physiology, new methods of training etc together giving a clear and scientific approach as to how animals 'tick' and therefore the reasoning behind why they behave as they do.

Training Background

She has been personally trained by five world renowned animal guru's namely.

Sarah Whitehead MSc BA(Hons)

Head of practice for the late John Fisher for many years, still running a practice in South England. Author and international lecturer on behavioural understanding and training using modern methods.

Dr Peter Neville DHc BSc(Hons)

In practice in the West of England, but spends much of his time in high demand lecturing all over the world. He is also an author of best selling books on the subject.

Val Strong MSc

Is the training Director of Personnel Assistance Dogs. She is an expert on the effects of diet on canine behaviour and training. She too is an author and has a practice in the North of England.

Robin Walker BVetMed MRCVS

Has many years of experience, lecturing and practicing specifically on behavioural problems in companion animals.

Dr Robert Falconer-Taylor BVetMed DipCABT MRCVS

Senior tutor, author, previously practicing veterinary surgeon and behaviourist.

Self Reflection

Lynn continues to study and expand her knowledge and practice in her field.

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