At our Dog Training Academy we develop the bond between the owner and dog, making training a pleasure for you both. Dogs of all ages and experience are catered for in a safe outdoor environment, helping you to transfer your new skills into real life.

We are based in the Witney area but also cover the surrounding Oxfordshire areas.

K9 Playtime Academy offers a wide range of services all designed to have a positive effect on you and your dog’s relationship through modern and force free dog training methods. 

Chrisanne founded K9PA in 2012 and runs all classes, training and behaviour consults.

Originally a school teacher Chrisanne has a degree in education and is a qualified dog trainer with the following qualifications:

  • Full member of the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers (IMDT)

  • Member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) 

  • Member of The Pet Professional Guild (PPG)

  • Open College Network (OCN) Level 3 Principles of Dog Training And Behaviour

  • OCN Level 4 in Canine Behaviour and currently completing Level 5.

In addition to this Chrisanne is also a:

  • 2018 Licensed presenter for the Dogs and Storks and Dogs and Toddlers parent education programs

  • Certified Force Free Trick Trainer Instructor

  • Certified Real Dog Yoga Instructor.

  • Assessor, course instructor and presenter for the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers

  • Assistant dog trainer for the charity Veterans with Dogs

Professional development and keeping up to date with current research and developments is of utmost importance and Chrisanne regularly attends courses and workshops throughout the year.

Working with the community is also very important and Chrisanne has teamed up with the charity Veterans with Dogs where she provides training to dogs and their owners in achieving their assistant dog status. 

Chrisanne loves working with dogs and their owners, to help them develop a strong bond based on mutual respect, using force-free methods and positive reinforcement. Originally a primary school teacher, she has endless patience and is extremely popular with clients!



Eddie and Chrisanne

Eddie and Chrisanne

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