Alison Scott BSc (Hons) PG (AS) CABC
Alison graduated from Liverpool University in 2005 with a BSc (Hons) in Animal Behaviour. In 2004 she commenced working for Sarah Heath BVSs DipECVBM-CA CCAB MRCVS and Jon Bowen BVetMed DipAS(CABC) MRCVS at 'Sounds Therapy 4 Pets', a web based business providing products for the prevention and treatment of sound phobias in pets.
In 2006 Alison joined Sarah Heath’s team at Behavioural Referrals Veterinary Practice as a rehabilitation trainer and continued her professional development by completing a Post Graduate Diploma in Companion Animal Counselling at the University of Southampton. Alison was promoted to Head Rehabilitation Trainer in 2008 where she managed a team of rehabilitation trainers and conducted initial and follow up consultations.
Within her role at Behavioural Referrals, Alison lectured on the Animal Behaviour degree course at the University of Chester and conducted practical sessions on behavioural rehabilitation with 4th and 5th year veterinary students at Leahurst Small Animal Hospital, Liverpool University. Alison also developed and ran a Puppy and Owner Education course to educate dog owners about the prevention of common behavioural problems and provide advice on how puppies can develop into sociable and confident adults.
Alison is constantly striving to continue her professional development and has already attended over 40 courses/seminars in the field or Companion Animal Behaviour. This enables Ali to be at the forefront of new insights and developments in Companion Animal Behaviour providing clients with the most up to date and comprehensive advice.
Alison gained distinctions in the Clicker Trainers Competency Assessment Programme (CAP) 1 and 2 and is currently working towards becoming a Tellington Touch Practitioner and has achieved her ‘Practitioners in Training’ qualification. She is also working towards her full membership of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors of which she is a provisional member.