Dog Training and Behaviour Consultant

High Lane and surrounding areas

Hound Solo was established by Clare in the summer of 2019 to provide a complete behaviour and training service to help you and your dog live your best lives together. Our services include:

• Behaviour consultations in your own home to give you expert advice relating to your dog’s specific problem behaviours and to provide a bespoke behaviour modification and training plan for you to work through at your own pace with Clare’s support.

• One to one training sessions for you and your dog to learn together, either in person in your own home or at your favourite outdoor location, or via online video chat if preferred. Buy a single session or save 10% and book a package of three sessions.

• Online dog life skills training programme presented in conjunction with three internationally renowned trainers including TV’s Jo-Rosie Haffenden.

This fabulous course allows you to train at your own pace, in your own time, anywhere you like. Perfect for all ages of dog and enables you to teach your dog valuable skills including loose lead walking, sit/stay, leave it, settle and much more. Supported by Clare in our private Facebook group.

Clare has a BSc honours degree in Canine Behaviour Management and Training and is currently studying for an MSc in Applied Animal Behaviour and Training, with a practical focus on pet dogs. She regularly attends seminars and conferences held by world class animal trainers and dog behaviour specialists to keep her knowledge and skills fresh and up to date. Clare has lived with dogs since 2003 when her first dog, Murphy, introduced her to the joys of working cocker spaniels as pets. The expansion of her canine family in the years to follow, and the daily struggles of her anxious dog, Barney, led her to start training with more purpose and she has been formally studying canine behaviour and training since 2014.

Clare is a member of the Pet Professionals Guild of the British Isles. This is a membership organisation representing pet industry professionals who are committed to science-based force-free training and pet care. At Hound Solo we believe in treating our canine family members with kindness and compassion, so the training methods we use are backed by evidence from the latest behaviour science research and use food, games and toys as rewards.

Hound Solo in-person services are available to owners within the Stockport, High Peak and East Cheshire areas. Mileage charges may apply for some locations. Our online training programme is available to dogs and their owners all over the world!

Our Customer Reviews Review Business

    Kathy Q says:

    We recently rehomed an 8 month old labrador, and soon realised we needed some specialised help and support. We contacted Clare within the first week and her advice, continued support and training skills have proved invaluable to us. Not only has she managed to help with all the current issues Meg has, Clare has also helped calm some of our nerves that come with rehoming an adolescent dog! Clare is friendly, very knowledgeable, non-judgemental and she obviously loves her job and dogs! Thank you!

    Nic Foster says:

    As first time dog owners with a lovely, lively Cockapoo puppy, Clare has been brilliant in equipping us with the skills we needed to end up with a happy, responsive dog who we now have the confidence to walk off lead with good recall. Clare has a warm, calm, patient and very knowledgable approach and a real understanding of how to get the best out of our dog. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her ☺️

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