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~ Award Winning ~ Qualified ~ Certified ~ Experienced


  • Animal Star Awards: Highly Commended Animal Behaviourist/ Trainer of the year 2020.

  • Prestige Awards: Animal Behavioural Services of the Year award South West 2020/21.

  • Prestige Awards: Animal Behavioural Services of the Year award South West 2021/22.

  • Prestige Awards: Service Excellence award South West 2022/23.

  • Southern Enterprise Awards: Best Animal Behavioural Services Provider South West 2023.

  • LUXlife Pet Products & Services Awards: Animal Behavioural Services Provider of the Year South West England 2024.

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About Liz Marden


Liz Marden is the owner of Nature's Therapies Animal Behaviour. She has a BSc(hons) degree in Applied Animal Behavioural Science and Welfare and has worked in the animal industry for over 15 years with a variety of different animals.

Liz is also an accredited Animal Behaviourist and Trainer with INTOdogs and ICAN, and has won multiple awards with various award providers.

As well as working with a variety of different species from domestic and farm to exotics and zoo, Liz has also worked in a wide variety of roles from Kennel Supervisor and Behaviourist for the RSPCA, to a College Animal Management L2 Programme Manager & Lecturer, and everything in between!


Liz has always had a passion for working with and being immersed in the animal world, even as a small child away on holiday she would always find herself a local stable or petting farm that she could volunteer on!


Liz Marden has a BSc(hons) degree in Applied Animal Behavioural Science and Welfare, as well as being a qualified Level 2 Sekhem Reiki practitioner:


  • 2010 - BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Animal Management - Hadlow College.

  • 2012 - Poultry in motion clicker training chickens workshop - Terry Ryan.

  • 2013 - Level 1 Talking dogs scent work's workshop - Pam Mackinnon.

  • 2013 - BSc(hons) Applied Animal Behavioural Science and Welfare - University of Greenwich.

  • 2014 - Procedure of microchip implantation in dogs and cats - Avid.

  • 2015 - Understanding & preventing aggression in dogs - RSPCA

  • 2017 - Level 3 Award in Education and Training - City & Guilds at Plumpton College.

  • 2018 - Dog First Aid Training Course - Animal Aiders

  • 2019 - Approved Instructor for the Dog Training College.

  • 2019 - Canine Body Language workshop - Dog Training College.

  • 2019 - Canine Body Language Instructor - Dog Training College.

  • 2020 - Accredited Animal Behaviourist & Trainer - INTOdogs & ICAN


  • 2012 - Level 1 Jikiden Reiki - Kerry Davis.

  • 2014 - Level 1 & 2 Sekhem Reiki - Elise Richards - The Rising Phoenix Healing School.

About Katherine Nias

Katherine Nias joined the team at Nature's Therapies Animal Behaviour in April 2024.

She has a BA (hons) degree in Canine behaviour and training, plus over 20 years experience working with animals.


Katherine is also a qualified veterinary nurse and has 15 years of experience working in veterinary practice.


She has spent the last few years working as part of the Healthcare Team for a raw dog food company and in 2023 Katherine obtained a diploma in Canine Nutrition.

Katherine grew up on farms, surrounded by animals and has always had an affinity with them. She now live on a small holding with her menagerie, including four Spaniels.


  • BA (hons) Professional Practice Canine Behaviour and Training

  • Veterinary Nursing NVQ Level 3

  • Canine Nutrition (RQF) Level 3 Diploma

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