Peter Branch - Profile
From a very early age Peter helped train, groom and show dogs at Championship level.
Joining the Military straight after completing school, he was rapidly identified as someone who could be given responsibility, and was tasked to help with the role of looking after the Regimental hounds, a role he enjoyed and flourished in. Whilst in the Military, Peter was involved in a wide range of roles including many different aspects of security work.
Since leaving the Military with a distinguished record, he has taken every opportunity to develop further his work with dogs. As well as running his own dog training school, and security company.
In 2004 Peter entered a National security trials championship winning the Protection and Agility round and was awarded the Title of overall Champion.
In 2005 Peter again entered the trials achieving First place in the Obedience and Agility, and Second place in the Protection round, once again being awarded overall chanpion.
In 2006 he entered the A1K9 UK Challenge a tough competition aimed at serving Police, Army, Prison Service and Security handlers, where he came a creditable second overall.
In 2007 Peter completed filming for the 'Dark Knight' the current Batman movie, where he and two of his dogs can be seen chasing Batman.
In 2007 Peter came 3rd in The Yorkshire Working and Service Dog Trials.
In 2007 overall winner A1K9 UK Championships
In 2009 overall winner of the Mali Club UK olympics
Peter has achieved a Diploma in Dog breeding together with a teaching Qualification and certificates in Animal Welfare and puppy training. He is an accredited trainer and examiner, with his own well equipped training grounds
Peter is an accredited micro chipper
A Full member of the BIPDT (voted on by board of Governors)
Trainer and examiner for the BIPDT
Have a Teaching qualification
Diploma in Dog breeding
2004 – NASDU Winner Agility Round, Protection and Search Round and Overall Trials Champion
2005 – NASDU Winner Agility Round, Obedience Round and Overall Trials Champion
2006 – A1K9 Reserve Champion
2007- Third Place Overall "Police and Service Dog Trials"
2007 – Winner with Maximum Points of the Agility Phase of A1K9 UK Championships
2007 – Winner A1K9 Protection Round
2007 – Overall Winner of the AIK9 UK Trials Championship
2007- Performed with his Dogs in the Bat man film "Dark Knight"
2009 - Overall winner Mali Club UK Olympics
2010 - Awarded Master Trainer with the Guild of Dog Trainers
2010 - Overall winner of the Mali Club UK Olympics
2010 - Achieved Bronze, Silver and Gold GCDS Awards with his GSD Lexi
2010 - Achieved Bronze and Silver GCDS Awards with his young Patterdale Terrier Layla
2010 - Attended training course with BIPDT and qualified as a dog and handler Assessor
2010 - Achieved Bronze, Silver and Gold GCDS Awards with Miss B, a Malinois
2011 - UKPPDA - Agility Winner (100/100),
2011 - UKPPDA - Obedience Winner (94/100)
2011 - UKPPDA - Protection round 3rd place
2011 - UKPPDA - Overall Champion
2011 - Achieved Gold GCDS Award with Layla, Patterdale Terrier
2011 - Achieved Bronze, Silver and Gold GCDS Award with Mr N (GSD)
2012 - Achieved Bronze, Silver and Gold GCDS Award with "Fluffy" (GSD)
2012 - Achieved Bronze, Silver and Gold GCDS Award with Mr C (Malinois)
2012 - Achieved Bronze, Silver and Gold GCDS Award with Matriarch (Malinois)
2012 - Achieved Bronze, Silver and Gold GCDS Award with Miss Ice (Malinois)
2012 - Achieved Bronze, Silver and Gold GCDS Award with Miss G (GSD)
2012 - Achieved Bronze, Silver and Gold GCDS Award with Miss K (x-breed)
2012 - Achieved Bronze GCDS Award with Quaide (GSD) aged 13 weeks
2012 - Achieved Silver GCDS Award with Quaide (GSD) aged 15 weeks
2012- Achieved Gold GCDS award with Quaide (GSD) aged 19 weeks ;-0
2013 -Achieved Platinum award with Lexi (GSD)
2013 - Involved in a film with Noah and Quaide (GSD - father and son)
2013- Attended Seminar Hosted by Dr Ian Dunbar
2013-Master Trainer -Guild Of Dog Trainers
2013 Educational Adviser-Guild Of Dog Trainers
2014- KCAI Scheme Membership (UK'S ONLY externally verified and credible scheme setting the standard in Dog training Instruction and Canine Behaviour)