Richard's expertise in dog training spans nearly 20 years and in 2013 he became the first Accredited instructor of
The Kennel Club Accredited Scheme for instructors in Dog Training and Canine Behaviour (KCAI) in West Yorkshire. Recognised throughout the UK and World Wide as being one of the leading professional bodies for those who provide advice and training in canine behaviour.
He is also a graduate of Hull University on a Bachelor of Science degree BSc (Hons) in Canine Behaviour & Training, after achieving his Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Canine Beahviour and Training in 2014. Richard is also a guest lecturer at Bishop Burton College.
In 2015, Richard achieved his accreditation to become a member of the APDT, cementing Richard's practical skills across a multiple of organisation realms.
As a founder and principle trainer of The Suburban Gundog Way, Richard utilises the advantages of Gundog training in suburban environments and incorporates all the advantages of Gundog training to any breed and any owners.
Working with rescue centres is something that is close to Richard's heart, not only has he rescued a dog from having had 5 previous owners, Richard has also worked with many rescue centres across the globe.
With Richard's combination of force free methods, exceptional practical skills and his scientific approach to behavioural issues, his expertise in the field of canine behaviour and training is internationally recognised and respected by his peers and pet dog owners alike.