About Trixie

Trixie Howard RVN DipCABT DipNut

Trixie qualified as a veterinary nurse at the Royal Veterinary College, London in 1996.
Since then she has worked in a variety of small and large animal practices in the UK and Australia.
She completed a Diploma in Nutrition in 1999, and qualified as a veterinary nurse assessor and trainer in 2002, spending several years involved in teaching, training and assessing VNs.
Trixie began studying canine and feline behaviour in 2005. In 2009 she completed the COAPE advanced diploma in companion animal behaviour  and training (upgraded 2016) and is a member of the CAPBT (the COAPE Association of Pet Behaviourists and Trainers). In 2010 Trixie completed the APDT (the Association of Pet Dog Trainers) foundation course.

Trixie runs her own pet behaviour business, offering Dog and Cat behaviour consultations and training, teaches ‘Puppy Life Skills’ socialisation classes and Adolescent dog classes and runs the behaviour clinics at Coastway Veterinary Group in their 7 practices in the Brighton and Sussex area.
For 5 years she also headed up the team of veterinary nurses at Nestle Purina at Gatwick and York assessing dogs for their pets at work ‘Passpawt’ scheme and gives CPD talks to Veterinary staff.
Trixie is occasionally involved as an expert witness in dog related court cases,  writes articles on various aspects of dog and cat behaviour, and gives talks on various subjects as a visiting lecturer.

She has a huge interest in conservation and wild life having been to Africa as a volunteer with lion conservation and South Africa with the World Veterinary Service

If you wish to contact Trixie to make an appointment or enquiry please  ring 07711 653476 or email trixiehoward@trixies.biz 

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4 Responses to About Trixie

  1. Jules says:

    Hi could you tell me how much you charge per hour please?

    • Hello, it depends what you need and where you are based. Are you in Sussex and can you tell me a little more of yours and your pets needs please, then I can pass it onto Trixie. Thanks for your enquiry

  2. assad says:

    Dear Trixie,
    Hope you are well. We need some info on cat behavioural therapy for our 3 year old female british short hair. Ever since we have had her she has remained very timid. we later got a boy kitten to keep her company but to no vail. both our nutured but had two litters together.

    Please let us know if you can take up our case and how we go about it

    we live in durrington BN133GR

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