Jurassic Bark Harrogate is run by me, dedicated pet lover, Hannah Pagan!

My childhood was pretty idyllic, growing up on a Yorkshire farm alongside a variety of indoor and outdoor pets. As a result, I gained plenty of experience helping to raise several animals right through to adulthood.

More recently, at my home in Harrogate, I have had to settle for a smaller flock of animals with black labrador, Bowie and cats Indi and Daisy.

Owning my own pets has taught me more than I ever expected, and trying to navigate my own dog's behavioural issues led me to complete formal qualifications in canine behaviour and training.

In 2018, I completed my Diploma in Canine Behaviour with the International School for Canine Psychology & Behaviour, which technically qualifies me as a Canine Behaviour Practitioner. Because I'm obsessed with all things dog, I am constantly attending both classroom-based and online seminars to stay stay up to date with modern training methods and research.

Some of the more recent seminars and courses include;

  • Canine First Aid Certificate - Led by Rachel Bean RVN
  • Dog Law Seminar - presented by Doglaw specialist Trevor Cooper
  • ICAN Webinar in Separation Related Problems (Separation Anxiety) - Presented by Tom Candy - Training and Behaviour Advisor for Dogs Trust
  • ISCP Presentation on Understanding Canine Body Language - Presented by Lisa Tenzin-Dolma, Founder & Principal of the ISCP
  • Completed the ISCP Certificate in Canine Behaviour
  • Completed the ISCP Intermediate Certificate in Canine Behaviour
  • Completed the ISCP Diploma in Canine Behaviour to qualify as a Canine Behaviour Practitioner. (view Diploma)
  • 1-Day Canine Aggression and Rehabilitation - IMDT (Institute of Modern Dog Trainers)
  • Introduction to Zoopharmacognosy led by Colin Goodall & Carin Webster
  • Holistic Practice with Vicky Payne BVetMed MRCVS
  • The I.N.T.E.R.A.C.T.I.V.E Play Guide with Craig Ogilvie
  • Help! My Dog's Scared of Fireworks - Toni Shelbourne - ISCP Webinar
  • 1-Day Impulse Control - IMDT (Institute of Modern Dog Trainers)
  • Lecture: Fear & What To Do - The School of Canine Science (led by Nando Brown)
  • ISCP Webinar: Myths about Dogs with Mark Bekoff PhD
  • Keys to successful animal training - Dr Karolina Westlund of Illis ABC Animal Behaviour Consulting
  • Craig Ogilvie: Communication, arousal and problematic behaviours
  • Canine (and Pet) First Aid Certificate - Led by vet, Sophie Bell at Animal Love Pet First Aid

Why not pop over to our gallery to look at what your pet could get up to with us!

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