Kate Mallatratt is a member of the International Canine Behaviourists and Pet Professional Guild for force-free training. She is degree-level qualified in Canine Behaviour Management, and runs her behaviour and training business, Contemplating Canines, in East Devon, UK. Kate is a highly experienced trainer and assessor, specialising in errorless learning: a concept she incorporates into problem prevention and enriching the home environment for the family dog. Kate has owned and trained dogs for 25 years, and is passionate about canine nutrition, having fed a raw diet to her dogs for many years. She takes an holistic approach to her own dogs, using homeopathy and chiropractic methods to maintain health and wellbeing.