The Wags Wellbeing Day

10th October 2020
Category : Town Hall Diary

The Wags Wellbeing Day is an exciting opportunity for owners to learn more about the physical, emotional and training needs of their dogs. In this unique event our speakers, all specialists in their field, will guide owners on a journey of discovery about the dogs in their care. As well as the opportunity to hear these wonderful talks, there is the chance to connect to the best local and national dog related businesses and products in our marketplace and speak to specialists in the area.
Come and explore the many different stalls and exhibitors and find the next thing you and your dog will love!
Refreshments served for pooches & humans!


11:30 – 12:15
Andrew Hale. Certified Animal Behaviourist: Rethinking naughty dogs! Does your dog bark, whine, growl or even bite? Often these behaviours are seen as the problem and something to be ‘corrected’ but Andrew will show how they represent something way more than the signs of a ‘naughty’ dog!

12:30 – 13:15
Lucy Alders. Certified Animal Behaviourist, Accredited Trainer with IMDT: Modern Dog Training. When we think about Dog training, people often talk about Obedience and how their dog must obey! Training has now moved away from obedience and is more about a dog centred, positive learning experience. In this short talk, Lucy Hopes to introduce you to a new, engaging approach to teaching your dog the life skills he/she needs, whilst maintaining a happy relationship

13:30 – 14:15
Jemma Norton. Certified TTouch and ACE Practioner: Canine conversations. Jemma will help you understand the importance of observations when it comes to your dog’s behaviour. She will help you decipher what it is your dog might be communicating through their body language and what you can do to let your dog know you are listening!

14:30 – 15:15
Matthew Cose. Nutritional Advisor: What are you feeding your dog? With so much choice in the dog food market, Matthew will help you understand the ingredients on your dog food. He will help you cut through the marketing and jargon and make a more informed choice as to the food you buy for you pooch.

ENTRY TO SHOPPING & WELLBEING ZONE (no seminars included) £2.00 on door
ENTRY TO SHOPPING & WELLBEING ZONES PLUS 2 SEMINARS OF YOUR CHOICE £10.00 (plus booking fee) tickets must be pre-booked online as limited spaces are available. Please email with your choices.
Please note dogs are welcome in the shopping & wellbeing zone however will not be allowed in the seminar room.
Seminars will last 40 minutes approx with Q/A time after each session.
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Under 16’s Free
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