CK9 Training is run by Chantal Karyta BSc. (Hons), Dip CABT. Chantal has always had a keen interest in dogs having worked in boarding kennels, a dog rescue centre and a large dog training and behaviour centre in Surrey before setting up her own company.
- BSc. (Hons) in Psychology
- COAPE Diploma in Companion Animal Behaviour Counselling, therefore a member of the COAPE Association of Pet Behaviourists and Trainers
Member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (MAPDT 1068) and Member of the IMDT (Institute of Modern Dog Trainers)
Members of COAPE, APDT and the IMDT have been assessed to a strict Code of Practice and therefore adhere to using kind and fair principles of training. No unethical or punitive methods will ever be used on your dog.
Chantal is also a trainer for Dog AID (Assistance In Disability), Registered Charity Number 1098619, a national voluntary organisation which provides specialised training for people with physical disabilities who wish to train their own pet dog, some up to Assistance Level.
Chantal offers dog training and puppy training in Dorking, Ewell, Leatherhead and many other locations in Greater London and Surrey. It is a discipline that is constantly adapting and to keep up to date with new methods and techniques, Chantal regularly attends lectures and seminars by internationally renowned dog trainers and behaviourists such as Ken Ramirez, Emily Larlham and Grisha Stewart.
Chantal currently owns four dogs, a Papillon and three Shelties. Chantal has competed at Crufts and Olympia with her Shelties, and has represented Team England in the World Agility Open in 2016 and Team GB at the FCI Agility World Championships in Spain, 2016.
Debbi helps Chantal with dog training in Ewell on Tuesday evenings and with the beginners agility classes on Saturdays and Thursday evenings. She also helps out with aspects of puppy training in Ewell such as the Walks and Training Walks.
She has been around dogs most of her life and has previously owned three Border Collies. Debbi recently completed a course with the Animal Care College “Understanding the Family Dog” where she received a Distinction and is now going on to study Canine Psychology. Debbi is very interested in the early socialisation period for puppies and the effect that it can have on their development.
She has competed in the show ring and has registered to become a Kennel Club Accredited Instructor.
Debbi currently owns ‘Bobby’ a Border Collie and ‘Ronnie’ a Shih Tzu which she rescued in 2008.
CK9 Training is constantly expanding and always welcome offers to help out with our training classes and workshops. These positions are entirely voluntary but you will learn all about dog training and behaviour, and possibly have a chance to work as a trainer for CK9 Training in the future. If you are interested in assisting with dog training and puppy training in Leatherhead, Ewell, Dorking and many other locations, then please contact us.