Sarah runs the Clever Dog Company ® chain of puppy and dog training classes, all based on the most modern methods of teaching both people and their pets with several branches now established across the South of England.Sarah Whitehead is an international lecturer and pet behaviour counsellor seeing dogs and cats with behavioural problems on referral from veterinary surgeons across the south of England, under her company name of Sarah Whitehead Pet Behaviour and Training Practice. She has an MSc in Animal Behaviour and is a member of the APBC (Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors), past public relations executive for the APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers) and MD of Alpha Education - an organisation providing accredited education in the field of behaviour and training.
Books and media
Sarah is the author of more than twenty behavioural and training books, booklets and videos including 'Puppy Training for Children' and 'The Puppy Survival Guide'.
Sarah is a regular contributor to the specialist press, is a feature writer for Dogs Today, and is frequently quoted in the nationals.
TV appearances include C4 'Pet Rescue', two series of BBC 'Barking Mad', ITV 'Give a Pet A Home', C4 Open House with Gloria Huniford, and Richard and Judy- to name a few!
Sarah is a favourite guest on numerous radio programmes including BBC Radio 4, and a phone-in show on BBC Radio Berkshire.
As well as animal behaviour, Sarah has a special interest in human psychology. She is an NLP Master Practitioner (a branch of cognitive psychology) and has a passion for successful strategies in adult learning.
Sarah lives in Berkshire, with Tao the Collie/Jack Russell-cross, Jackson the Chihuahua-cross and Skye, the rescue Collie. She loves to teach them tricks and has fun trying to keep up with them at agility and Rally. Sarah also has two Maine Coon cats and has trained them to do agility!