Kate

Kate

Kate Nicholas is a professional dog trainer, author, television star and head trainer at Fort k9 Dog Training.  An internationally renowned dog trainer in her own right with 15 years of experience in competitive dog sports reaching top level in Flyball, Agility, Obedience, Canine Freestyle/ Heelwork to Music and gaining titles in Ipo and Working trials.. Kate takes pride in having multi-talented dogs that can hold their own in any sport. Kate is experienced in behaviour adjustment training of pet and working dogs as well as developing and mentoring handlers in canine sport through master classes and seminars. Kate has trained dogs for media work and is experienced in supervising dogs on TV/film sets after becoming a household name on Britain’s Got Talent 2008. Kate is a Veteran Soldier of the Royal Army Veterinary Corp. Having been appointed as a dog trainer at the Defence Animal Centre during her service, Kate specialised in working on the Young Military Working Dog Development project and training and passing out Ministry of Defence Police dogs and Protection dogs. Serving as part of the 1st Military Working Dog Regiment in Germany, Kate was deployed to Afghanistan as an operational dog handler. Kate took up canicross as a way to keep her dogs fits through out the winter for the other dog sports she does. Since taking up running 3 years ago Kate has caught the bug and has competed successfully in canicross for 3 seasons. Kate is currently owned by 2 Border collies (retired from canicross racing) 1 Malinois 1 Eurohound

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