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    • We both loved the way Sheila Harper presented herself - not to 'tell' or 'advise' us on what to believe or not (like many trainers do in a sometimes intimidating manner) but to allow us to think...
    • It was superbly facilitated and directed with dog handling, case studies, and in-depth perspective being important.
    • Sheila is not into "Sit", "Down", "Stay". The concentration is on having a positive and gentle development with your dog - you are a team - so that you can both enjoy...
    • I have been to presentations before where your attention starts to wander and where you can’t wait for the course to end. I was completely focused on this course for the whole 2 days; there was...
    • “What a weekend that was! Will life with my dog ever be the same again? I hope not! I now have some tools for a new start with my first ever dog who, at 14 months, had lost his trust in me...
    • “I soon realised that my inexperience really didn’t matter, as what we had come to learn about was new to everyone. We all had a similar motivation for doing the course. To do the best...
    • “A wonderfully stimulating and well organised weekend. It exceeded my expectations both in content and presentation.”
    • “I admire Sheila’s passion, calm positive energy and tireless motivation for teaching and sharing her profound, pioneering and unique philosophy and knowledge of dogs and owners.”
    • “I learned a great deal and ‘Bod’ was so relaxed and stress free due to your fantastic organisation. I do so appreciate how much hard work and thought goes into the preparation of...
    • “At that time, I still believed in Pack Leadership, dominance, control and obedience. Sheila opened my eyes and mind to the possibility that there was a different way to work with my three...
    • “I wanted to say a big thank you for the hard work and time put into the courses and for the patience and understanding of where I am at and what I have still to learn. It could be quite...
    • “We haven't been able to stop thinking about what we learnt and we're hungry for more. We bought half a dozen books to keep us going!”

    Sheila Harper Dog Courses

    The AcademyTo book on a course please click on your choice of course on the left hand side or email info@sheilaharper.co.uk or telephone 01543 878989

    At Sheila Harper Limited we think that education is at the heart of improving the lives and the general wellbeing of dogs, not to mention improving our appreciation of them and our relationships with them. For over 30 years, Sheila has been developing and refining her knowledge to enable the delivery of range of evening courses; day courses and weekend courses, not to mention the International Programme for Applied Canine Studies (IPACS formerly called the IDBTS), which runs in ten, four day blocks over a fifteen month period.

    And as Sheila says, ‘the learning never stops - every new dog I meet is a chance to understand and appreciate even more about their behaviours and their communication’

    You will find courses and topics to suit every dog owner, from understanding more about Puppies and Adolescents, through Dogs that can be a Challenge, to Caring for Older Dogs.

    In several of the courses, you are able to work with your own Dog, as we believe that, where possible, there should always be a balance between theory and practice. We believe that the IPACS is the only accredited programme in Europe, where students can use their own dog as a case study throughout the duration of study.

     See our special offers on courses on our website or via Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/Sheila-Harper-Ltd-Canine-Education-1561476667418108/?ref=page_internal
     

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