Sandra Raw - Animal Behaviourist and Dog Trainer
Sandra Raw BA (Hons), Dip Ed, MRes, APBC (Prov) and is the owner of Worcester Dogs – has been running a pet business for many years. Originally the owner of Pet Carers Worcester, she developed Beech Behaviour Centre and Worcester Dog Training Centre, which she then brought under one roof and brand - Worcester Dogs!
Following graduation with a Master's degree in October 2018 , Sandra is now a member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors and if your pet is insured Behaviour costs incurred working with Sandra can often be claimed from your insurer.
She originally trained under Sarah Whitehead APBC and has completed many years of professional study and courses with Alpha Education, both in Dog Behaviour and Dog Training. Sandra was mentored by the eminent Veterinary behaviourist Robin Walker MRCVS APBC . Sandra offers a canine behaviour consultative service to families throughout Worcestershire, professionally referred by many veterinary practices in the county due to her extensive experience in handling difficult cases and her many successes in this area.
Sandra prides herself in keeping up with the latest learning with regard to Dog Training and Dog Behaviour, with well known eminent people such as Susan Friedman, Suzanne Clothier, Chirag Patel, Ian Dunbar, Muriel Brasseur, Jaak Panksept, Ken Ramirez and many more. She can often be found with her head in a text book researching her cases, or attending major events such as Clicker Expo and the Woof Conference developing her knowledge about dogs and discussing new techniques with colleagues! Sandra completed her Master's in Anthrozoology in July 2018 and will continue to push the limits with more academic learning!
New training ventures with on Tracking and Conservation work in 2012 in Africa have led to new and exciting ongoing opportunities in the UK for clients. Sandra continues her passion for Conservation work in Africa and enjoys introducing new Detection Workshops to Worcester Dogs so others can enjoy this job dogs were born to do!
When she has free time, Sandra loves the outdoors and walking her gorgeous German Shepherd dog, Harry. Harry is still young, so needs lots of training and exercise, but enjoys his Canine Tracking the most!