Dogs Logic is a dog behaviour consultancy in the UK run by Jo Croft MA VN MCFBA GODT / Hydro – previously known as ‘Animal Nanny’ (est. 2005).
Jo qualified as a veterinary nurse with the College of Animal Welfare at the Royal Veterinary College in 1996. She went on to have 15 years veterinary practice experience, being the head nurse in 3 practices and studying for the Surgical Diploma giving an increased level of knowledge in all surgical conditions and diagnostic techniques. During her time in practice she ran a team of vets and nurses and was responsible for training student veterinary nurses in house.
She ran many client clinics including behaviour, nutrition and geriatric and attended courses in all of the above plus dentistry and orthopaedic procedures. During this period a love of canine behaviour was apparent and a desire to educate humans about the language of mans best friend became a necessity.
Jo has a particular interest in surgery, rehabilitation and canine behaviour. Her focus on behaviour led her to setting up a successful canine boarding, walking and pet care business called ‘Animal Nanny’ in 2005. Over 7 years Animal Nanny built up a large client base and gained regular referrals from local veterinary practices for Jo’s behaviour work.
With the behaviour clients taking precedence Jo decided in 2012 to focus the business purely on behaviour which is primarily where her passion lies. As a result ‘Dogs Logic’ was born – a name change and shiny new website signify Jo’s continued dedication to this area of her work, striving to deliver balanced and intelligent dog management tools to all dog owners in a palatable and friendly manner.
Jo has continued to work towards her academic qualifications and has completed several degree credited modules with the Cambridge institute of Dog Training and Behaviour. She enrolled with Middlesex University in 2012 and is due to graduate this Summer with a Masters degree in Canine Psychology and Training.
Jo writes and regularly presents public seminars on canine behaviour as a means of educating a wider audience in how to understand and manage their pet. Jo is an full member of the Canine and Feline Behaviour Association and is Master Trainer with the Guild of Dog Trainers and actively assists them in awareness campaigns and literature.
In her ‘spare time’!! Jo keeps busy with her family, dog ‘Marley’ an extremely mischievous Goldendoodle and horse ‘George’ a thoroughbed X Irish Draft. If there is any energy left at the end of the day she partakes in triathlons for fun!