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Pippa, dog trainer and her dog

Pippa, the founder of The Contented Hound lives in Berkshire, with her husband, two daughters, two guinea pigs and their black Labrador, Otto, who is living proof of the joy and happiness animals bring to our lives.



Pippa works with dogs using only positive, reward-based methods. She an accredited and qualified dog trainer with The Institute of Modern Dog Trainers, the leading education provider for dog trainers and behaviourists. The UK Dog Charter symbol below shows that I have been checked, monitored and supported by a reputable organisation and have aligned myself to the ethical, welfare and conduct obligations stated in the Charter.

Having spent 20 professional years in client management and subsequently as a business coach, Pippa decided to blend her skill in building relationships and coaching with her passion for dogs and The Contented Hound was born! 


Pippa is fully insured, Enhanced DBS checked and canine first aid trained, giving you the peace of mind that you and your dog are in safe hands. Pippa continues her education at every opportunity.




"Having a pet is both a privilege and a responsibility.  They are a huge part of our family life. 

I am committed to helping you and your dog love life together."

Pippa Goodwin - Founder of The Contented Hound

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