Tamsin Durston


Tamsin Durston is a Clinical Animal Behaviorist and Dog Training Instructor with over 20 years’ experience as a Registered Veterinary Nurse, working as Veterinary Nurse Manager for Blue Cross Animal Hospital for the majority of this period. While working as Nurse Manager she placed special emphasis on creating an inclusive working environment aimed at optimizing mental and emotional health amongst the team of vets, nurses, receptionists and auxiliary staff which resulted in a highly functioning, emotionally resilient and communicative team. As well as undertaking behavior counselling appointments, Tamsin is Canine Behavior Officer within Dogs Trust’s Canine Behavior and Research Directorate creating welfare driven, evidenced-based educational resources and materials for professionals and owners alike. Committed to animal welfare, she believes in a balanced, holistic approach to nursing, rehabilitation, rehoming and animal behavior modification, appreciating physical, psychological and behavioral health as one.