My qualifications & professional experience

PhD in Animal Behaviour (University of Jyväskylä, Finland)

 

13 years of experience as Research Scientist studying animal behaviour and evolutionary biology at the Universities of Jyväskylä and Turku, Finland & the University of Nottingham, UK

 

Co-authored 15 peer-reviewed scientific publications on animal behaviour and evolutionary biology

Health & Safety

 

Insured by Protectivity

 

Enhanced DBS -check (previously called a CRB-check)

 

Basic Pet First Aid Certificate, Ashfield House Veterinary Hospital Ltd, 2014

Dog First Aid Emergency Canine Care, Canine First Aid Ltd, 2019

Licenced (5*, AWL0009) by Rushcliffe Borough Council to operate an Animal Boarding Establishment

My courses & conferences for continuous professional development

1998-2013 Participated in and presented research at many international scientific conferences in animal behaviour and evolutionary biology

 

1994-2002 Participated in numerous dog training classes, seminars and field courses in Finland, comprising instructor training, tracking, searching for people and objects in the forest, obedience, agility and protection work

 

1995-2002 Volunteered as a dog training instructor and competed with my dogs in forest search, obedience and agility


7th-8th September 2013 CaDeLac Dog Training and Behaviour Instructors’ Course


9th-10th November 2013 Dog Smarts – Unleash Your Dogs Intelligence With Victoria Stilwell
 

28th September 2014 What Dog Owners Need to Know 22nd Annual Symposium of UK Registry of Canine Behaviourists Ltd

 

5th-8th October 2014 2nd International Animal Training Conference and a one day workshop with Precision Behaviour (USA) at Twycross Zoo, Warwickshire

1st February 2015 Scentwork 1 -workshop, Nottingham, Central Canine Scentwork

6th-7th June 2015 National Dog Bite Prevention & Behaviour Conference at the University of Lincoln

12th-16th June 2016 3rd International Animal Training Conference with a one day workshop with Steve Martin (Natural Encounters Inc, USA) at Twycross Zoo, Warwickshire

10-12th February 2017 WOOF! The European Behaviour and Training Conference 2017 at the University of Nottingham

12th-15th November 2017 4th International Animal Training Conference with a one day workshop with Chirag Patel (Domesticated Manners) at Twycross Zoo, Warwickshire

7th July 2018, Horse Training Clinic with Dr Jenifer Zeligs, Swadlincote, UK

Craig Ogilvie Interactive Play -workshop 18th August 2018

Animal Behaviour and Welfare, 5 week e-learning course by Coursera & University of Edinburgh

Chicken Behaviour and Welfare, 5 week e-learning course by Coursera

LearnToTalkDog with Sarah Whitehead, 90-day Programme, online

The Secrets of Dog-Dog Communication -course with Sarah Whitehead, online

Happier animals -better relationships. The Animal Emotions-online course with Illis ABC Animal Behaviour Consulting

Craig Ogilvie Dog Training webinar titled Communication, Arousal & Problematic Behaviours

Ongoing:

 

Canine Scent Detection Part 1 Theory Ethology Institute Cambridge

 

Dog emotion and cognition with Brian Hare (Duke University), e-learning course with Coursera

Professional memberships

Animal Behaviour Management Alliance


Association of Dog Boarders

LOCATION

Gotham, Nottingham

Nottinghamshire

 

Near Loughborough and Derby


fairlydunn@btinternet.com
T / 0115-983 1643
M / 07772-173 505

 

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