Pitman originally opened the first Pet Dog Training Club of its kind in an armed forces base in Cyprus which was well attended by forces families, ex-patriots and Cypriots alike. She qualified with Anglo-American Pet Dog Training (AAPDT) and British Institute of Professional Dog Trainers (BIPDT), is a Full Member of Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDTUK), a Member of the Institute of Animal Care Education (MIACE), a Full Member of International Canine Behaviourists (MICB) , A Member of the Pet Professional Guild (PPG) and a recognised Certified Animal Behaviourist with The International Companion Animal Network (ICAN). She has successfully completed and attended a great many courses covering an extensive range of subjects relevant to canine communication, canine psychology, learning theory, anatomy, pharmacology, genetics, dog law and much more. She is an experienced Rehabilitation Trainer and Behaviourist and has helped many hundreds of dogs and their owners, many through veterinary referral, covering such problems as: Aggression towards dog or people, Destruction, Phobias, Excessive barking and Separation issues, to name just a few. She is an experienced trainer of Deaf dogs and has also helped dogs that have been born blind or lost their sight through illness or age, that they can still lead a full life.
She also holds talks and workshops in colleges and universities in the North West of England, as well as community groups and other training clubs covering a wide range of subjects.
Angela is also a voluntary trainer for the charity DogAID (Dog Assistance In Disability), a national charity in which the trainers go to the clientÕs own home to teach them how to train their own dogs to assist with daily tasks structured to their personal needs.