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Puppy Training,Canine Trainers,Canine Handling ,Aggressive Canine Behavioral Specialists, 
NASDU Courses/Accreditation, NASDU Dog Handler Courses, Guild of Dog Trainers (Master Dog Trainer)

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Michael Mc Cann

Instructor-Trainer
Michael has been training dogs for over 20 years and owns & train Belgian Shepherds & Dobermanns,

Michael has gained various degrees of canine related qualifications ranging from Dog Psychology to Understanding Canine Aggression through CIDBT (Cambridge Institute of Dog Behavior and Training) gaining Professional Instructor Skills & Management in Dog Training, receiving National Dog Training Instructor certification from CIDBT, GODT Guild of Dog Trainers (Master Dog Trainer status), MBIPDT/ GODTMT/ NASDU.

Michael is an approved & accredited instructor for NASDU

 (National Association of Security Dog Users) delivering HABC GPSDH L2 & L3 courses to ex Police, Military, Security & civilian personnel.


 Michael is an accredited KCAI (Kennel Club Accredited Instructor) which was presented to him at Crufts in 2015 by Mr Paul Rawlings Chairman of the KCAI Board , Michael is also doing a BA Hons degree in Canine Behavior & Psychology and is an approved trainer for the Kennel Club GCDS as well as an A list examiner.


Michael also completed courses with Edinburgh University in Animal Behaviour & Welfare under Professor Natalie Waran, BSc, PhD, Dr Fritha Langford, BSc, MSc, PhD , Dr Susan Jarvis, BSc, MSc, PhD , Heather Bacon, BSc BVSc CertZooMed MRCVS , Hayley Walters, RVN , Dr Jill MacKay, M.Sci, PhD.


Michael assess dog's for various police force's such as the Metropolitan Police, Surrey Police, Kent Police & also carry out assessments on dog's that have been seized by the police under the Dangerous Dog's Act for the magistrate courts for various solicitors & private client's.


With a deep passion in how dogs learn & behave, the Belgian Shepherd breed is a particular passion of Michaels due to their strong high drives & specific training techniques needed to get the best from them, Michael has trained many Belgian Shepherds for Security / Personal Protection & IPO & is currently training his young pup from Holland.


Currently Michael is competing with a 2 yr old female Dobermann from the Warringhof & Vom Jaspis kennel in Germany and gained his IPO1 in Holland gaining the highest points of the trial in Obedience and recently gained his IPO2 at the Dutch Nationals also gaining the Dutch Working Youth Champion title of 2017.


 Michaels current Belgian Shepherd puppy is from the 2017 Dutch IPO all breeds Champion Germali's Nero & top Dutch Kennel Van't Haagse Bloed and they train regularly in Holland with top IPO trainers & competitors Paulus Bosma & Marielle Van Der Kooij.


Michael is a licensed bite helper in IPO assessed & licensed by FCI World Championship Judge Mr Simon Kwak from Holland as well as being a licensed tracklayer.


Michael recently gained his  Dutch Helper liscence having worked under the guidance of International & World Championship helper Dhr Ruud Broeders, the examining judge in Utrecht was Dhr.Rick Zainal from Holland.


Michael competes in Europe & the UK in IPO which he says is something he really enjoys.

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LONDON DOG TRAINERS & UKDA ESSEX/KENT IPO Club is pleased to announce a specialist training day.

 

WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT TRACKING ?

 

Join us to find out more and improve yours & the dogs ability.

Pursuit tracking ideal for NASDU Handlers or if you are thinking of doing your L3 or experience for the NASDU working trials competitors to learn from Ex police K9 handlers and NASDU trials trainers.

 

Also IPO tracking from IPO Trainers.

 SATURDAY 23RD AUGUST STARTS AT 9AM IN ESSEX.

WE HAVE ACRES OF TRACKING AREA AS WELL AS WOODS FOR PURSUIT TRACKING SO COME ALONG EVEN IF ITS YOUR FIRST TIME TRACKING IT WILL BE A FUN LEARNING EXPERIENCE

 COST IS £45 FOR THE FULL DAY LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE CONTACT ME NOW TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE.

 NASDU HANDLERS BRING YOUR CONTINUATION TRAINING BOOKLETS THAT YOU HAVE AS THIS WILL COUNT TOWARDS YOUR CONTINUATION TRAINING & PD.

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE CONTINUATION TRAINING BOOKLETS THESE CAN BE SUPPLIED TO YOU ON THE DAY AT A COST

 

 

 


 

 

Assesments done for clients dogs that have been seized under the DDA 1991.
We work under instruction by either the magistrates courts or the solicitors of the client whose dog has been seized.