Guy Richardson - Dangerous Dogs Expert Witness Services
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.
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:
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.
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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
◦The Law in Relation to Dogs
◦Dog Training / Handling
◦Security Dog Consultant
Guy Richardson: direct contact number is 01519293974 - 07885688277 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
He is based at West Lancs Canine Centre in Formby.