Jo has worked professionally with animals for over 35 years and has the skills to prevent behavioural problems occurring, to solve existing problems, and to teach owners and their pets how to work as a team!

She provides a professional, personal and caring service using an holistic approach to behaviour and training and is passionate about building a happy, healthy and fun-loving bond between pets and their owners! 

Jo continually keeps up to date with all training and behaviour advances through Professional Development courses and is always looking for new ways to make pet ownership more enjoyable!

Jo's Qualifications:

  • Above degree level in Companion Animal Behaviour Counselling (Post Graduate Cert CABC)

  • Qualified to degree level in Applied Animal Behaviour (CAAB)

  • Tellington TTouch Training Practitioner (P2 for all Companion Animals & P1 for Equines)

  • Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) and Pet Health Counsellor (PHC)

  • Member of the British Veterinary Nursing Association (MBVNA)

  • Qualified Lecturer (Certificate in Education)

  • Full Member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (Jo Churlish MAPDT no.00878)

  • Kennel Club Listed for the KC Good Citizen Dog Scheme awards

  • Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme Approved Examiner (Examiner for Bronze, Silver and Gold Award levels)

  • Animal Behaviour & Training Council (ABTC) Registered Animal Training Instructor

  • UK College of Scent Dogs (UKCSD) Scent Instructor

  • ACE Associate Tutor (Animal Centered Education)