Claire Usen

Claire Usen

Canine Behaviourist

Full Member

Claire Usen is a sought after canine professional in the Cotswolds, North Gloucestershire and South Worcestershire areas (she occasionally travels outside of these areas for certain behavioural cases).

Claire works extensively under veterinary referral, and additionally liaises closely with many other canine health, welfare & academic professionals. Always striving for the very best solutions, for her clients dogs.

With a proven success rate, Claire deals with all canine behaviour, including aggression to people and dogs. She is able to incorporate some excellent threshold tests & handling techniques.

Working full time as a practitioner, she has many years dog handling, care & behaviour experience. She is a Master Trainer with the highly regarded Guild of Dog Trainers. Claire also holds the Cambridge Institute of Dog Behaviour and Training (CIDBT) National Dog Training Instructor Certificate.

Having extensive experience of living & working with noise-phobic dogs & planning rehabilitation from fearful behaviours, she is sympathetic to the challenges of coping with a dog with significant behavioural issues & how it impacts upon numerous areas of your life. Claire incorporates functional rewards, and is innovative in finding & promoting the right motivator for each individual dog.

Life skills for pet dogs is her passion, helping dogs to integrate happily into our lives. She prides herself on her professionalism, comprehensive report writing and commitment to ongoing CPD. Client confidentiality is always respected.

Claire absolutely loves everything about life with dogs, and is friendly, approachable & committed. In her free time Claire likes nothing better than walking, playing with and training her own dogs, and participating in Scent work & Dog Sports.