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Welcome to West Lancs Canine Centre
Today is Monday, 27 April 2015

Guy Richardson - Dangerous Dogs Expert Witness Services

Guy Richardson has worked as a professional dog handler, trainer, dog behaviourist & dangerous dogs assessor for 38 years. He has more than 50 years' experience handling, training and dealing with dogs of various breeds. His specialist fields are:

Expert Witness + Dog Specialist / Dog Trainer / Dog Behaviourist & Dangerous Dogs Assessor. Prohibited Dog Breed Identification Assessor-Section 1 Dangerous Dogs Act 1991. The Welfare of Dogs - Animal Welfare Act 2006. The Operational Use of Police Dogs Security Dogs + The Law in   Relation to Dogs. He served as a Police Officer in Merseyside Police for 20 years spending 17 years working as a Police Dog Handler and trainer.

Since retiring from the Police in 1993 he has operated his own business, West Lancs Canine Centre, specialising in dog training and dog behaviour modification, dealing with all forms inter dog and inter human aggression.  Guy has been the dog training and behaviour consultant for the highly respected charity Carla Lane Animals in Need since 1992.  

In 2001 he was appointed the dog training and behaviour consultant for the Liverpool Branch of the RSPCA.  In 2010 he retired from running the dog training centre, concentrating on his work as a dog behaviourist and dangerous dog assessor.

Guy subscribes to several expert witness directories. Please click on the links to view the entries.

In the last 7 years Guy has been instructed by solicitors and clients nationwide to perform behavioural and or breed type assessments on 389 dogs, 254 Pit Bull Type dogs, 2 Dogo Argentino dogs, 1 Japanese Tosa dog and 132 other breeds of dog. He has a thorough working knowledge of the law in relation to dogs.

The service he offers extends to the rehabilitation and further training of dogs seized under the provisions of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 & 1997 when they are returned to their owners subject to strict control orders issued by the courts.

Over the last 3 years Guy has prepared 170 reports for the courts of this country and has given evidence on over 100 occasions in Dangerous Dog related cases at hearings and trials in the Magistrates’ Courts, Crown Courts and in Appeals to the Crown Court, nationwide. He has prepared comprehensive reports for both prosecution and defence cases. He provides a thorough, reliable and professional service and if required can provide references from solicitors and clients.

Areas of work: UK Nationwide
He has been instructed by solicitors based in the counties of Merseyside, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater Manchester, East Sussex, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Essex, Bedfordshire, West Sussex, West Midlands, West Yorkshire, South Wales, Nottinghamshire, Northumbria, Durham, Staffordshire, Avon & Somerset, South Wales and the London Metropolitan Area. Cities / towns of Liverpool, Birkenhead, Manchester, Leeds, Lancaster, Lewes, Crewe, Southport, Luton, Warrington, Runcorn, Birmingham, Fareham, Welwyn Garden City, Southend-on-Sea, Blackpool, Stockport, Bolton, Hertford, Walsall, Shefford, Preston, Haywards Heath, Newton Aycliffe, Wigan, Ashton-under-Lyne, Sheffield, Chorley, Leicester, Ormskirk, Skelmersdale, Smethwick, Stoke-on-Trent, Bath, Cardiff, Blackburn.

Field of Expertise
◦Abnormal Dog Behaviour (Psychology)
◦Dog Behaviour Consultant
◦Dog Boarding / Kennels
◦Dog Health / Welfare
◦Dog / Husbandry
◦Dog Behavioural Psychology
◦Dog Breed Identification – Prohibited Breeds - Section 1 Dangerous Dogs Act 1991
◦Dog Dangerousness / Risk Assessment / Behavioural Assessment - Section 3 Dangerous Dogs Act 1991, Section 2 Dogs Act 1871
◦Dog Behaviour
◦The Law in Relation to Dogs
◦Dog Training / Handling
◦Working Dogs
◦Police Dogs
◦Pet Dogs
◦Security Dog Consultant
◦Dog Psychology
◦Witness Assessment
Guy Richardson:  direct contact number is 01519293974 - 07885688277 Email guyk9@aol.com
He is based at West Lancs Canine Centre in Formby.

Welcome to Dog Trainer U.K - The Home of Dog Training Classes.

West Lancs Canine Centre (Dog Trainer U.K) was founded by the Richardson family in 1989. Over the years we have trained thousands of dogs and owners in basic - advanced obedience, agility and rehabilitation.

Our motto is "We train you to train your dog", this is the core of what we offer.

An integrated service aimed at giving you the best possible training support.

Trained, qualified and experienced career professionals able to give you support and advice.

The ability to achieve the results you want - from just a happy controllable family pet to a highly trained trialist to a member of our dog display team.

To be part of a company that raises thousands of pounds for animal charities every year.

The guarantee that we will always be on hand to help you with your dog if you need our advice.

Top quality dog training classes.

For further information please contact the centre on 01704 834951, or Craig on 07715489544 . E mail us at enquiries@dogtrainer.co.uk.

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Updated 25th April 2015
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