Charlotte Smithson

Charlotte began her career as a Veterinary Nurse in  the UK. After gaining significant experience in animal care, Charlotte gained a  position as an Apprentice Guide Dog Mobility Instructor.

Next, Charlotte developed and managed her own successful animal welfare enterprise, with services including dog obedience training, pet sitting, dog walking, a doggie day creche, a hydrotherapy rehabilitation center and a professional grooming  parlour.

After gaining animal behavioural qualifications, Charlotte began to offer behavioural consultations for all companion animals, and ran her services within the UK for ten years. 

Charlotte migrated to Perth and opened Pawsitively Wagging. While running this enterprise, Charlotte became the Head Behaviourist at the RSPCA for 12 months and then went onto become a Ranger for approximately three years.

Charlotte's main skills and passion are in helping people to develop trusting relationships and better partnerships with their pets. She offers a range of services for all companion animals as well as educational presentations to the general public and other professionals within the pet care sector.

Charlotte Smithson - professional dog trainer