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"A Dog Behaviourist's Diary" and "All Six Legs" by Denise McLeod.

Paperback and Ebook versions available. 
Check them out here & here

Turn and Face (TAF) is Denise's innovative method of calming dogs and halting arousal caused by aggression, fear, over friendliness, over excitement, or learned habitual overly reactive behaviour.

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Meet Denise

Denise Mcleod owner and founder of CaDeLac Dog training has been training dogs professionally since 1992.  Dog training became her full time career obsession, in January 2001 when CaDeLac became her full time profession.

CaDeLac's methods are modern, kind, positive, reward based and work on building a great relationship and understanding between dog and owner, using fun and education.

The Team

Meet the fantastic people who ensure that CaDeLac achieves and maintain the quality service that our customers receive and deserve.

Each a key member, all with many years of experience under their belts, our team have been the firm strength since CaDeLac's early beginnings.

Talk Radio Europe - Denise Mcleod Interview
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Take a listen to Denise featuring on TLR!


Dog & puppy training, obedience & agility classes, Nottingham and Derby

Denise Mcleod's depth of canine understanding and flexible approach places her among the country's foremost dog trainers


CaDeLac's outstanding achievements and commitment to canine welfare sets the benchmark for the industry


we have more fun together and he is a happier, more relaxed dog


a huge thanks to CaDeLac and all that work there they have saved me and my dog from a lot of heartache


I would recommend this training and have already told colleagues about it

Who we are

Denise Mcleod owner and founder of CaDeLac Dog Training (Nottingham and Derby) has been training dogs professionally since 1992, full time since January 2001 when CaDeLac became her full time profession. CaDeLac's methods are modern, kind, positive, reward based and work on building a great relationship and understanding between dog and owner, using fun and education.  In September 2016 she published her first book A Dog Behaviourist's Diary and in so doing shot to fame for her 'calming' technique for reactive and frightened dogs, Turn and Face. In 2018 she released her second DVD 'Reactive dog', which now sells globally and in September 2019, she released her second book 'All Six Legs' which is also selling well worldwide. 

What we do

CaDeLac Dog Training Nottingham and Derby, offers Dog and Puppy training, obedience and socialisation classes, at all levels.  We also offer private behaviour counselling, private obedience and agility tuition, rehabilitation for dog and people aggressive dogs, dog owner and pre-dog ownership education.  We run education evenings , public talks, clicker training demonstrations/tuition and a variety of one off training courses (instructors, advanced techniques, etc).

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Class locations


Dog and puppy training classes are held in our purpose built indoor/outdoor training venues, Canine Academy in Tollerton, Nottingham, Darley Abbey Village hall, Darley Abbey, Derby and Dogs Play, Caldwell, Derby. Other classes are held around the East Midlands, when demand dictates.

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