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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10 Responses to About Trixie

  1. Tracey Harvey says:

    Just ordered a chase n tug toy, as recommended by my very good friend and super trainer Madeleine. Tracey Harvey

  2. Danny Hoskins says:

    Hi, we get our 8 week old boy cockapoo in a week and have been recommended to you by Paul Curbishly . We’d be keen to understand details of how it works with you/pricing etc as our first holiday

    • Hi Danny, I bet you are excited about your new puppy, and thank you for contacting us. Trixie is out with Clients today but will contact you early next week so she can explain what choices she can offer you. Regards, Simone

  3. Angela Moll says:

    Hello , was recommended by another puppy owner , just wondered if you had space available for puppy training

    • Hi Angela Trixie will contact you direct and yes she will be able to help you. She does 1-1 or puppy training outdoor classes will be able to restart next month for groups of 6. CAn you email your contact phone no so she can speak to you to trixiehoward@trixies.biz or text your name and onto 07711 653476 and she will get back to you ASAP a thanks,Simone

  4. Sharon says:

    Hi will you be starting teen classes soon? My puppy has missed early classes and would be good to join a class ASAP

  5. Freya Esson says:

    I am interested in puppy training classes for my whippet puppy, Juno. My number is +44 7492 751060 , please let me know if you have space.

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