Pet behaviour specialist and dog trainer in Launceston

Get the most from your pet with Bona Fido, we offer our services throughout West Devon and Cornwall, including Okehampton, Liskeard, Tavistock, and Launceston.
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Our services

Bona Fido offers pet behaviour consultations, as well as dog training sessions, for both individuals and groups, in and around Launceston.

Established in 2001 by Carol Valvona, we use motivation-based methods which are both rewarding and fun for you and your pet. Bona Fido has a dedicated training facility near Launceston including a consulting room, large secure paddock, and a smaller training area.

Get in touch with a member of our team to discuss your pet's needs today. 
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About Carol

A qualified pet behaviour counsellor, Carol works closely with a number of veterinary practices in the area. She will work alongside you to address such issues as aggression, fear behaviours, compulsive disorders and phobias - especially in cats and dogs - but also rabbits and other pets.

Carol is an experienced dog trainer, who has been providing classes and advice since 1999, and has an MSc in Companion Animal Behaviour Counselling from Southampton University. She is the only Certified Clinical Animal Behaviourist accredited by the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB) working in Cornwall. Carol is also a member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors (APBC) and a Registered Clinical Animal Behaviourist with the Animal Behaviour Training Council (ABTC).

She regularly contributes behaviour advice in ‘Rabbiting On’ - the magazine of the Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund. 
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Experiencing problems with your pet? Call the pet behaviour specialist at Bona Fido
01566 782 366
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