Gwen Bailey grew up surrounded by dogs and worked in a large breeding and boarding kennels during her teenage years. She gained a BSc(Hons) degree in Zoology and was then employed by a leading UK animal welfare charity from 1966-2002.
She was the first person to be appointed by a national animal welfare charity as a full time Animal Behaviourist, eventually heading a team of behaviourists. During this time she pioneered the use of dog behaviour knowledge in the rehoming of unwanted animals.
Gwen has successfully solved behaviour problems in thousands of rehomed dogs, helping to prevent dogs with behavioural problems being passed from home to home and improving the rehoming success rate.
Gwen lectures at national and international conferences, runs training courses for staff at animal charities around the world. She has written many books & education leaflets. Gwen is a member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors. She is a Patron of Dogs Helping Kids www.dogshelpingkids.co.uk
Gwen now works to prevent behaviour problems among puppies & to encourage friendly, well-behaved dogs for the future.
She set up the Puppy School in 2002 and it is now a well-established network of professional, well-trained tutors across the UK.
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