The Trainer

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ABOUT Tony  


Tony has instructed at various successful training schools and currently manages and runs The Galleywoofers Dog Training Club. Having worked at a busy rescue kennels, Tony has trained some very difficult dogs, big and small, withdrawn and enthusiastic.

Author of '101 Doggy Dilemmas' and creator or 'Woofs of Wisdom' (both available on Amazon), Tony writes for various magazines and is on the 'Expert Panel' at Your Dog Magazine, answering reader's pet dog problems.  He is also appears regularly on radio shows.

Recommended by many veterinary surgeries, Tony is a member of the Association of Pet Dog trainers (APDT UK) and The Institute of Modern Dog Trainer (IMDT) which both have a strict code of practice so he abides by kind and fair principles of training built on the science of dog behaviour.

Tony is a supporter of Writtle University College. In 2015, he was invited to teach second-year Veterinary Physiotherapy students in Canine Behaviour and Welfare at the University College. In 2017, he instructed classes in Clicker Training Techniques. These included lectures and practical exercises. 

In addition to Canine qualifications, he also has a recognised teaching qualification (City & Guilds 6302, Level 3). 

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City & Guilds

        Tony is a trainer who...

  • Has undertaken different levels of formal and academic training which has been assessed
  • Uses evidence-based methods
  • Can design training plans and perform behavioural consults
  • Is fully insured (including professional indemnity insurance)
  • Is readily accountable
  • Conducts himself in a professional manner
  • Ensures his knowledge is up-to-date
  • Works with various veterinary surgeries

Click on either image to view a selection of Tony's Your Dog Magazine articles and his certificates....
Your Dog Magazine


Tony Cruse is a member of the following

                                     Institute of Modern Dog Trainers


Certificates and Achievements

Click the photo to read about Tony's dogs...