Canine Manners is a dog training company with a difference.  

With fully qualified trainers covering a wide range of skills, we have classes and workshops for all dogs and their humans.   We also offer free charity places for dogs awaiting their forever homes. 

We are committed to ethical force-free practice and continued professional development, and above all, having fun with you and your dog. Read our Code of Ethics

From puppies to veterans, to problem behaviour and veterinary referral, we are here to help.

Meet the Team:

Luci Sanan, Founder
(BA Hons.Full Member of the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers, Diploma in Canine Behaviour & Psychology)

Luci grew up in Derbyshire with border collies and has always had a passion for dogs and their well being.  Whilst having a successful career in the TV industry, she began studying canine behaviour in her spare time, taking courses and attending seminars with the IMDT (Institute of Modern Dog Trainers) of which Luci is now a Full Member.   Luci holds a Diploma in Canine Behaviour & Psychology, is an accredited instructor of The Real Dog Yoga, and holds a OCN Level III 'Principles of Dog Training And Behaviour' qualification.  She completed a 2016 Mentorship with the IMDT working with Chairman Steve Mann in 2016. She is passionate about creating positive and charitable change for dogs.   Luci enjoys teaching tricks workshops and has a passion for working with reactive dog cases, and doing scent work with her own dog.    When not covered in dog hair, Luci enjoys running dog Motown and planning her next adventure holiday. 
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Pierre Sanan, Training Instructor 

Pierre hails from Jo'burg, South Africa, where he grew up with rescue bull breeds, learning about rehab and rescue with his best doggy chum, Buddy.     Pierre ran The Barkley, a successful local Dog Hotel & Day Care business which he opened in 2014, following on from a career in print design, and has never looked back.  Pierre is passionate about dogs, and likes exploring footpaths with his day care dogs.    Pierre trains dogs in using positive reinforcement and likes teaching all dogs new tricks. Pierre has taken courses in practical dog training, and tracking with the IMDT and has attended various canine behaviour seminars.  Pierre's areas of interest include tracking, scent work and tricks.  When he's not looking after dogs or at a training class, Pierre enjoys his veg garden, looking after his chickens and ducks and learning about being self-sustainable, kite-flying,  and playing Playstation.  

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