About Jo

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Jo is the European Manager for Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Training, the European Coordinator for Victoria Stilwell Academy, a mentor for Victoria Stilwell AcademyVictoria Stilwell Academy students and a blogger for Positively.
Jo is a proud member of The Pet Professional Guild, a qualified Agility Instructor, IABTC C&T  Certified and has qualified as an Associate Member of the Animal Care College.

“My trainer Jo Pay was wonderful! She explained everything I needed to know about my puppy’s behaviour, she was very friendly and extremely helpful…our home life is a much calmer and happier place since we started using the positively training. Many thanks!!”

Jo is a qualified and accredited Agility and Hoopers Instructor.
Jo has completed the Higher Certificate of Cynology achieving a distinction and is now a member of the Institute of Animal Care and Education. Training and continued development is very important and with this in mind Jo is now studying for the Advanced Diploma in Canine Behaviour Management with Compass Education. Jo is also a KC Rally judge.

Being hand picked by Victoria Stilwell to be part of the network of Positively trainers is a great achievement for Jo and means that you can be sure that she will use positive reinforcement during training and will advise against outdated forceful training. You can be confident that you will receive the highest level of courtesy and that you and your pet will be respected at all times.

IndieJo and her dog Indie have worked together achieving Indie’s Bronze, Silver and Gold Kennel Club awards. Indie has also qualified as “Excellent” at Kennel Club Rally Obedience at Levels 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5.  Jo and Indie have currently achieved 1 Level 6 Rally Excellent qualifier and are training together to gain two more.

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