Learning to live in harmony with your dog



I'm Kath Hardington and I'm the Founder of Help for Hounds. I've been a passionate dog lover all my life and work with owners and their dogs to help them live in harmony. I use a kind, scientifically based, force free and up-to-date approach to dog behaviour and training. I'm fully insured and a Full Member of the Pet Dog Trainers of Europe. I completed the International Dog Trainer Education (IDTE) with world renowned Norwegian dog expert Turid Rugaas in 2016. I have also trained with Amber Baston and Ann Lill Kvam.  I am a Director of the Slow Dog Movement.  To learn how slowing down with your dog can improve their life and yours, go to https://www.slowdogmovement.org/


My Services

Behaviour consultations

Private training for you and your dog

Puppy classes

Puppy socialisation and life skills classes

Social walks

Classes to build confidence and social skills


Beautiful harnesses and leads from Haqihana


Fantastic course in a friendly, no pressure environment. More than just puppy training - it provided interesting skills for life for you and your dog. It gave a real understanding of your dog and how they think and act. Kath is extremely knowledgable and a fantastic and professional trainer. 5 star service!

Kath is a true dog lover and is so knowledgeable. She's got a great way of explaining things. We truly have learned a lot and are constantly making progress! We can't thank Kath enough for everything she has done for all of us!

The course was excellent and gave us all the tips and techniques required to give our dog the best start in life. Kath is extremely knowledgeable and her skills are transferable to any dog. I was amazed how much we learnt throughout the whole course and in each session. Highly recommended.


The Help for Hounds team can't wait to see you soon!


Get in Touch Today

Morpeth, Northumberland, UK

+44 7803 924481

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