News, interviews, and information from the Pet Professional Guild. Each program brings you news about the latest PPG events and seminars as well as interviews from some of the best in Force-Free and Behavioral Science based training. Together we are hoping to create a fun, educational and informative show that is member focused. So come along and join us, bring your questions, expertise and a whole load of humor
Niki is a Certified Dog Trainer and Dog Behavior Consultant. In addition to an M.B.A, and business degrees from Oxford Brookes University Niki is also a qualified corporate leadership coach and trainer and she holds the prestigious Six Sigma Black Belt Certification (Six Sigma is a statistical based methodology of improving business processes by eliminating defects that impact business profitability and quality) Niki’s professional credentials include; AABP- Professional Dog Trainer, AABP- Professional Dog Behavior Consultant, PCBC-A,. Niki has a Diploma in Animal Behavior Technology, and a Diploma in Canine Behavior Science & Technology. Niki is also an accomplished people trainer. She holds credentials such as HCITB TS1, TS2 & TS3, is a certified Team Facilitator and Project Manager and has authored books called People Training Skills for Pet Professionals and Get Coaching Now!
Niki has published many articles on dog training and dog behavior and her pet dog training businesses have been featured in many publications including The New York Times. Niki is the founder and president of the PPG, DogNostics Career College and The DogSmith. Niki was born and raised in England but at an early age set out to fulfill her dream of seeing the world. Her career in hotel management not only provided her with the means to work and live in many different countries but it also gave her real-world business experience that is now readily used in her business ventures
Louise blogs for The Pet Professional Guild and is a regular contributor to BARKS from the Guild magazine. She is a Steering Committee Member & Education Committee Member of PPG; Steering Committee Member & Membership Manager of the Pet Professional Guild British Isles; Steering Committee Member & Regional Coordinator of Doggone Safe in Spain. Louise is a also a Faculty Member of DogNostics Career College and the creator of Training Meister a unique program aimed at increasing the knowledge and training skills of both dog guardians and pet professionals.