Three Legged Cross
Principal Hydrotherapy School & Registered Veterinary Nurse
Coape Association Behaviour Practitioner and tutor
Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills
South Coast Hydrotherapy Centre
Jo graduated with her COAPE Diploma in Companion Animal Behaviour Therapy and Training in 1999 and worked for Cedar Veterinary Group for 25 years, initially as head nurse and then from 1994-2008, as a full time professional referral pet behaviour therapist and dog trainer. Jo then achieved her teaching qualifications whilst working full time as Course Tutor in animal behaviour, animal care and veterinary nursing at Kingston Maurward College. She has recently combined all her qualifications by returning to practice for Springbok Veterinary Group in Dorset where she is Principal of the South Coast Hydrotherapy School, Animal Behaviour Therapist and trainer, and in charge of nurse training.
Jo is a member of the COAPE Association of Pet Behaviourists and Trainers (CAPBT). She also writes books and articles on companion animal behaviour and lectures regularly for COAPE both at home and overseas. Jo spends the rest of her time with her family and growing menagerie of dogs, cats, ferrets, ponies and her beloved horse, Gentleman Jim. Her latest venture being teaching her mini spotted pony Tiddly Wink to pull a cart!