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Meet The Team


Active Paws are a small team of dedicated, award winning walkers and trainers. We offer awesome adventures for dogs in our local area, while also providing group classes and bespoke 1:1 training for puppies and adult dogs both locally, nationally and internationally.

Our passion is helping guardians and their dogs to live happy, stress free lives together.

Our dog adventures give working families the knowledge of happy dogs while they are away at work.

We know how important training is for both ends of the lead. We strive to provide simple, effective, client focused coaching, bringing out the best in the human - canine partnership.

Undertaking regular CPD means we stay up to date with modern, science based training research, ensuring our methods are not only fun but effective.

We have been training and walking dogs for over 12 years! 

20 years experience in Dog, Cat & Horse Care, Veterinary Nursing and Dog Training.


Our Training & Qualifications - Veterinary Nursing NVQ Level 2 & 3. Degree Animal Behaviour, Diplomas in Advanced Canine Behaviour, Dog Training (Distinction), Dog Walking & Pet Sitting, First Aid, Dorwest Herb Trained (Distinction)​, School of Canine Science Students - Behaviour Bible, Puppy Lab, 30 days of Science, Scent 4 Six, Pet Professional Guild Member, Pet Professional Network Member, WSDA Instructors (Blue) and Level One Judges & CHW Hoopers Instructor.



2022 - Dog Walking Business of the Year (Scotland) 

2022 - Best Dog Training Business - North East Scotland

2021 - Most client focused Dog Training Provider (Aberdeenshire)

Dog trainer Laurencekirk


Head Trainer / Behaviourist

& Owner



8 (Pointers, Labs & Collies)

WSDA Instructor & Level 1 Judge

CHW Instructor



Dog Walker & Trainer



1 (Sprocker Spaniel)

WSDA Instructor & Level 1 Judge



Dog Walker & Trainer




4 (Lab, Cocker Spaniels & Springer Spaniel)

WSDA Instructor & Level 1 Judge

Name: Kim


1 (Sprocker Spaniel)

Training Specialism:

Puppies & Scentwork

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