Danielle Beck

Animal Behaviour and Training Council Registered Clinical Animal Behaviourist

Danielle is a Clinical Animal Behaviourist Registered through the Animal Behaviour and Training Council and is a Full Member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors (APBC), and a professional member of the Animal Behaviour and Management Alliance (ABMA). Danielle gained her PGDip in Companion Animal Behaviour Counselling in 2012 and completed the MSc thesis, which focused on lizard welfare, in 2015; from the University of Southampton. She also has a BSc in Zoology from Bangor University and is happy to see multiple species.

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Danielle is also known on social media as the Geekydogtrainer and has been working with animals for over 18 years, during which time she has gained a wealth of experience with a variety of different animal species from guinea pigs and axolotls to rhinos and sea lions. Her studies and practical experience have worked together to enhance her theoretical and practical knowledge, with regards to animal husbandry, welfare, training, ethology and behaviour, of a variety of different species. Danielle has practical experience working within zoological facilities, aquatic facilities, mainstream and commercial pets shops, boarding kennels, community farms and dog daycare and training centers.

My Services

Animal Behaviour Counselling and Rehabilitation Clinic.

Danielle runs an animal behaviour counselling and rehabilitation clinic in the comfort of your own home. These consultations are tailored to help you and your companion, regardless of species, to reconnect and offer guidance for any problems that you may be having. Virtual consultations, One to One training and behaviour assessment sessions are also available.

Examples of behaviour problems commonly consulted on by Danielle include:

  • Aggression towards caregivers / visitors and /or the public
  • Aggression or reactivity towards children
  • Aggression to other animals outside
  • Fighting within the household or enclosure
  • Excessive vocalisations
  • Separation related problems
  • Inappropriate toileting
  • Repetitive behaviours

Virtual Consultations

Danielle also offers Virtual Consultations ! Theses are exactly the same as her home visits except they are conducted over a video call, which is far better for most dogs than it seems Check it out here One to One training and behaviour assessment sessions are also available.

more information on my services 

Public Speaking

Danielle is an enthusiastic and passionate speaker, especially when it comes to reducing stress and improving welfare in companion and zoological animals, especially lizards. She has presented internationally on the subjects of animal behaviour, training and enrichment and is able to deliver presentations on topics such as aggression, training and learning theory amongst others. Danielle is happy to speak at events big or small and enjoys sharing knowledge with others

Zoological Consultations

Danielle is the only registered Clinical Animal Behaviourist that has been assessed for Lizards, as well as canines, and is able to address and behaviourally diagnose behaviour problems in multiple species.

077 664 939 32


Click to Call: 07766493932

Region: Greater Manchester and the North West of England

Danielle Beck - Clinical Animal Behaviourist
Danielle Beck - Clinical Animal Behaviourist
This is a great resource while our vets struggle to help the emergencies in clinic
Danielle Beck - Clinical Animal Behaviourist
Danielle Beck - Clinical Animal Behaviourist
I hosted a fantastic webinar for the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors - APBC featuring Mark from The Shape of Enrichment, Inc. watch it hear for some wonderful videos of zoo animals enjoying themselves. We can bring the enrichment knowledge from the zoo world into our homes, to help keep our pets stimulated during this time 🙂

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Danielle Beck - Clinical Animal Behaviourist
Danielle Beck - Clinical Animal Behaviourist
A good read at this time 🙂
Danielle Beck - Clinical Animal Behaviourist
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Danielle Beck - Clinical Animal Behaviourist
Danielle Beck - Clinical Animal Behaviourist
For anyone worrying about online training. Unfortunately this is the only option you have if you’re struggling with you pets. It’s new & can be awkward but it’s easy and it works and it’s better than nothing 🙂

Check it out for yourself, so many trainers are offering online classes & consultations... welcome to 2020 😃😂
Danielle Beck - Clinical Animal Behaviourist
Danielle Beck - Clinical Animal Behaviourist
How lovely are these tricks! let's brighten everyones day and see what your dogs can do!
Danielle Beck - Clinical Animal Behaviourist
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Number 4 in our #5minutecircus series: a new trick today. "Creating the Greatest Dogs on Earth"
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