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The Dog Hut.Biz

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So what can you find
inside The Dog Hut.Biz?

A Grooming Salon, a Teaching College and a Veterinary Referral Behavioural Clinic!

We are a small dedicated, friendly and professional team that offer a relaxed and supportive environment within all of the services we provide.

Congratulations to The Canine Studies College!

For the second year running (2016 & 2017) the Canine Studies College has been awarded the International City & Guilds Medal of Excellence for high standards of teaching & training - more news to follow about our student's outstanding achievement.

Exceptional accredited courses delivered by professional, friendly tutors that are all teacher trained and qualified instructors and assessors, recognised as UK experts within their own specialist fields.

* International award winning Independent Teaching College, which       means we are annually inspected by our awarding bodies.
* City & Guilds courses to Level 4 (LCGI), annually inspected.
* ABC Awards Quality License Scheme, to Level 5 annually inspected.
* Kennel Club Preferred Educational Partner, annually inspected.
* Structured theory and practical sessions within all courses.
* Supportive and comprehensive teaching materials.
* Specialists in teaching and supporting mature students.
* Maximum 6 students per practical class. 
* Roll on - roll off courses with flexible attendance, no term times. 

"Where we don't just teach you to pass we teach you to excel"

"91% of our students were awarded City & Guilds qualifications at Distinction level last year, our success is dependent on our learners' success, so my wife and our small team are dedicated to supporting our students. " Dean Hart Lead Tutor in Canine Behaviour & Educational Services Director.  
Dedicated salon and spa delivering very high standards within dog grooming with welfare, care and compassion as a priority.

* 7 Point Health Check and client feedback as standard.
* Show standard and pet grooming available, to individual client requirements.
* Nail check and trim, as needed as standard within the groom.
* Zero Tolerance Policy actively promoting appropriate handling with   care and compassion.
* No use of inappropriate restraint equipment,                                                          no 'Groomers Helper' (full restraint straps)
* No drying cabinets.
* Professional, qualified dog groomers, also qualified in canine     behaviour, hydrotherapy, dog training instructors and handling skills.  
* Plenty of time taken for each dog in our care.
* Puppy introductions to create a positive experience within grooming.
* Nervous, elderly and disabled dogs welcomed and fully supported.
* Behavioural grooms available for phobic, anxious and fearful dogs.
* Large breeds welcomed.
* In house range of treatments and specialist products with professional advice and support.

"We treat each and every dog with kindness, compassion and with the individual care they need relative to their age and temperament, without rushing or stress - each dog is groomed as if it were our own dog" - Sara Hart Lead Tutor, Dog Grooming, Quality Assurance Director and External Examiner.
Veterinary Referral Behavioural Clinic, caring, compassionate behaviour support and rehabilitation training.

* Specialists in supporting dogs with anxiety, fears and phobias.
* Behaviour protocols and rehabilitation training for aggressive dogs.
* Recognised UK Specialists in behaviour and rehabilitation services.
* Advanced 1-2-1 dog training services for pets, competition or search     and rescue services. 
* Training Advisory Sessions (TAS) for families, individuals, pre dog     ownership and expecting parents.
* Full and comprehensive behaviour assessments and advice. 
* Legal work and expert witness services available.
* Fully insured and accountable. 

"Every client referral is treated as an individual, there is no blanket approach within behaviour work. We support the owners at every step of the rehabilitation process by providing 1-2-1 rehabilitation training, expert counselling with additional email and telephone support and review and provide updates with feedback to the referring vet centres" - Ben McKechnie, Master Trainer with Guild of Dog Trainers, Behaviour Adviser and Clinic Manager. 
Excellent teaching support materials and training for instructors and dog grooming tutors. 

* Bespoke identity on teaching Power-Point Presentations for City & Guilds course material including up dates and changes.
* Multiple choice questionnaires and mock examination papers.
* Formative, summative and exit questions for teaching sessions, lesson   plans and observation sheets. 
* Risk Assessment Templates.
* Bespoke policies and procedures. 
* Quality assurance Templates.
* Plastic Student ID cards & Business cards -  no minimum order.
* Theory course teaching resources. 
* Professional Recognition Awards (LCGI) for supervisors, managers, tutors, assessors, examiners and the self employed. 



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