Experience & Qualifications

I have a BSc in Zoology from University of Southampton, a PGDip in Applied Animal Welfare & Behaviour from Newcastle University and am currently undertaking my PhD at University of Winchester. You can find out more about my experience here. 

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I run a range of indoor talks and outdoor workshops in the South Hampshire area along with hosting speakers. Find out more about forthcoming events here.

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I am an Animal Behaviour & Training Council (ABTC) registered Clinical Animal Behaviourist. You can find view my listing and find out more about what this means here


I have an open and honest policy about which dog training methods I do and do not use. Find out more about why I use the methods I use and why I don't use force, shock or aversion here.


I am a full member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors meaning that I have been assessed by the UK's leading behaviourists. I work on veterinary referral and my behaviour work may be covered by your dogs' insurance policy. 

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Natalie Light dog training

Natalie Light Training & Behaviour promotes responsible dog ownership, providing a reward-based, force-free training & behaviour service. I am a dog trainer & behaviour professional that you can trust, with academic qualifications, accreditation to the leading organisations in the animal behaviour & training sector and years of experience. I offer dog behaviour consultations, dog training courses, dog training classes. workshops & talks. 


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