Lisa HirdPrincipal & Tutor
Lisa Hird job-shares the roles of Principal and Manager of the ISCP with June Pennell. She is also an ISCP tutor.
Lisa has always been around dogs from a very young age, initially wanting to train as a vet. Instead she chose to study canine behaviour.
She is passionate about supporting rescues and set up a rescue for Staffordshire Bull Terriers when living in Scotland for many years. Now she has moved back down to Lincolnshire she is involved in supporting a number of rescues. Lisa lives with her own rescue dogs, recently integrating a third dog, to live with her two Staffordshire bull terriers.
Lisa also has a keen interest in Animal Assisted Intervention and is the behaviourist for a new charity enabling dogs to go into Schools for reading time, carrying out assessments for the therapy dogs.
Lisa is a qualified, accredited canine behaviourist and runs Dog Behaviour Clinic, working closely with local Vets. She is Vice Chair of INTODogs, a member of Pet Professional Guild, a member of the Dog Welfare Alliance and an accredited Fear Free Dog Training Professional.
She has held many seminars and weekend practical training events and was previously Head Behaviourist and tutor for another course provider, also running practical assessments.
Lisa is excited to take on this new role with The International School for Canine Psychology & Behaviour Ltd and is delighted to be working for such an ethical caring organisation who uphold positive reinforcement and high standards for people as well as canines.