Michael's qualifications : Can be seen on request.
NASDU: Approved Instructor/Trainer GP SDH Level 2 & 3.
CIBDT: Understanding Canine Aggression.
KCAI : KCAI (Kennel Club Accredited Instructor)
CIBDT : Professional Advanced Instructor Skills & Management.
KENNEL CLUB A LIST EXAMINER: For the Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme (A list examiners have completed the KC Approved GCDS Examiners course and have been assessed by 3 KC accessors before passing the course).
FOUNDER MEMBER NRDTB: National Register Of Dog Trainers & Behaviourists.
DEFRA APPROVED DOG TRANSPORTER.
CIBDT: Certified Canine Handling & Training Skills.
GODTMT: Guild Of Dog Trainers Master Dog Trainer.
BIPDT: Member of the British Institute Pet Dog Trainers.
CIBDT: Certified Understanding Canine Care & Behaviour.
CIBDT: Certified Common Canine Behaviour Problems.
NASDU: Accredited level 2 GP Security dog handler.
UKDA: Working Dogs Director & Committee Member.
UKDA: General Secretary.
Assessor for various Police forces,Solicitors,Magistrates courts & private individuals.
CIDBT: Certified Professional Canine Instructor.
PTTLS: 7303 level 4 Accredited.
CIDBT: Accredited National Dog Training Instructor.
UKDA: Licensed IPO tracklayer & IPO bitehelper (Assessed by Mr Simon kwak from Holland, Mr Simon Kwak is a world championship judge for the FCI).
Michael is also a licensed Dutch Helper having worked under the guidance of international & world championship helper Mr Ruud Broeders and the examining judge in Utrecht was dhr.Rick Zainal from Holland.
Michael competes in Europe & the UK with his dogs in IPO.
I have a long history of working with all varieties of dogs. I grew up involved with the dog sport Schutzhund (a high level points-based sport including three phases – tracking, obedience, and protection). I both compete and assist in the sport. I have previously assisted team UK at the WUSV World Championship in Germany, most recently in 2016.
I am one of the few licenced grade a gsdl helpers
As a helper I have had the opportunity to train with some of the most respected trainers in the uk and oversees
I have worked costly with the police, HMS prison service and mod dog handlers.
I have assisted handlers and dogs to reach the highest levels in the uk within the IPO sport.
I have been selected to be the helper at the gsdl national championships, the all breeds national championships and wusv world championship qualification trials.
I have also competed with my previous IPO3 dog called buck at the gsdl national championships and wusv qualification trials.
I am currently working with my young IPO1 dog Otto with the hope to compete at the top level in the future.
I work privately with clubs around the uk who employ me to hold training weekends to help with the progression of the dogs at all levels both in IPO & Personal Protection.
I have a desire to succeed with both my own dog and the dogs and handlers I work with.
I train PP dog's for select clients all over the UK.