Career as a Dog Trainer - IMDT
Sara Lloyd is professional trainer and has been as full time trainer for the last 10 years. She has successfully established her school in Widnes where she runs her game based Puppy, Agility, Obedience, and Reactive Dog classes. She has trained with Kennel Club Good Citizen for a number of years and works with positive reinforcement based training.
Over the years in the training industry, she has built strong connections, an excellent reputation, and worked hard to achieve her goals continuing to build her skills in training and behaviour. Sara specialises in the Puppy training, Reactive dogs, obedience Agility at all levels as well as121 with aggression cases, etc.
Sara has qualified to compete in agility at the main ring at Crufts twice, coming second in the large teams with Wilmslow DTC.
Sara enjoys teaching pet obedience and agility and likes to try and make her classes fun and relaxed for both the dog and owner. She enjoys working with reactive, nervous, and over aroused dogs. Sara continues to build up her education, understanding, and skills as a dog trainer for both dogs and their humans.
She has been involved with dogs for over 20 years. Sara has competed in agility since 2005 where her beloved dogs achieved grades 6&7 (the top grades for the uk) with her Border Collies, Miniature Schnauzers, and her rescue Labrador cross.
Sara is one of the few people to be a certified Pro Dog Trainer having qualified with Absolute Dogs (Naught but Nice Dogs). She is also studying with the ISCP (The International School for Canine Psychology & Behaviour Ltd) for her Diploma in Canine behaviour.
Sara has attended several courses, seminars, and training camps over the years to further develop her skills.
Animal First Aid
Scent Masterclass with Pam Mackinnon
Teaching Reactive Rover classes by Kim Moeller
Puppy problems - Sarah Whitehead
Cautious dogs, fearful Dogs - Sheila Harper
The Puppy Seminar - College of Animal Welfare
Advanced Clicker Training Masterclass - Sarah Whitehead.
Online courses in Recall training and Agility - Susan Garrett
Training camps with agility world champions - Silvia Trkman & Susan Garrett
Online course in Behaviour Adjustment training - Grisha Stewart
Fixing the unfixable ( A new look at separation anxiety) – Malena DeMartini
Reactive dog Workshop – CaDeLac dog training & Behaviour