MEET OUR TEAM
Professional Dog Trainers and Walkers in East London and West Essex
Our team comes from a variety of backgrounds but all share a love for dogs. Each of us has been disclosure-checked and trained in canine first aid. We also each pursue ongoing canine training to ensure that your dog is receiving best-in-class care.
We offer walking, training and workshops
Select a name below to learn more about your dog’s walker or scroll through and meet the entire team.
Owner and Dog Trainer
Una is a qualified and insured dog trainer with numerous years of experience helping hundreds of humans and their dogs understand one another and live happily together. She is a memeber of various organisations who vet their members and ensure best practice.
Una grew up around large dogs. Her grandmother owned three Rottweilers. Una spent long summers swimming and playing with these three dogs and she credits this with sparking her love of dogs.
The signs of her future career were present from early on. As a child, she would pretend her German Shepherd Rottweiler mix was a pony and taught her beloved pet how to jump obstacles around the garden.
These days, she has a German Shepherd called Sheba. Una is committed to constant learning in order to offer the best possible service to her clients but also the best possible life for her own dog.
Una has broadened her skill set through training with some of the world’s best canine behaviour and training providers. She is committed to positive reinforcement and training with kindness, compassion and in a lasting manner.
Una believes in the importance of scientifically proven, kind and humane training. This guides her continual learning. Una has taken a wide range of courses including level 5 behaviour professional. She is especially passionate about Scentwork.
Jo is one of our fabulous dog walkers who decided to change careers to do something she loves – walking dogs. Jo has her own large breed dog, a Rhodesian Ridgeback and is a huge asset to our team. Like all our team, she is canine first aid trained.
Sophie, a nail technician by trade, opted for a career change and joined our team in July 2021. She has been around Staffordshire Bull Terriers for years and has a heart for large breeds. Sophie has a French Bulldog herself. In line with how we operate, she has completed canine first aid and is in the process of completing more canine courses.
Sophie covers Woodford and Leytonstone.
Tracey has been around dogs her whole life. She currently has a Newfoundland dog named Miley who is a Pet Therapy Dog. Tracey takes Miley round to patients or service users who need a little special dog time. Tracey also has a grand puppy named Stitch whom she cares for.
Tracey is canine first aid trained and is studying with the ISCP to further her knowledge of dogs, their training and behaviour. She has also been learning Scentwork.
Linda is a filmmaker with a huge love of dogs. She has trained her own German Shepherd Rottweiler mix, Reuben, using science-based, kind and ethical methods. This has set him up for success and as he was taught as a puppy he knows his cues well when navigating outside their home.
Linda covers parts of Walthamstow.
Ali joined us in September 2019. She worked with vulnerable children and young people and then in floristry before joining our team. She had grown up with dogs and was missing having them around. This led to her decision to combine her love of dogs with her love of long walks and become a dog walker.
Since joining us, Ali has developed an interest in dog training and has been completing courses to help benefit her and the dogs she walks. She has completed courses in canine communication, canine first aid, dog walking and pet sitting.
Hannah is a mother of two boys who loves the outdoors. She spent most of her childhood growing up with 2 golden retrievers and has always had a strong affection towards dogs.
Hannah recently joined our team in April 2021. She has a heart for all dogs and is beginning to gain experience working with a variety of breeds. Under the supportive guidance of our knowledgeable team, she has been learning more about dogs and improving her animal care skills. Hannah believes in treating all dogs with kindness and compassion as if they were her own.
We have been blown away by her thirst for knowledge and are happy to have her on board. Hannah is currently studying a canine behaviour course.
John is a calm and friendly father of four, two teenage girls, a five-year-old boy and Coco his much loved three-year-old Tibetan Terrier.
Growing up dogs were always a part of John’s family from his earliest memory of Molly a Giant Schnauzer through to Rio a smart and energetic Springador.
So, it was only natural that three years ago when John took a career break from being a Head Chef to look after his family so his wife could return to work, Coco joined the family.
Dog walking was a natural transition for him. A lifelong dog lover, John often prefers the company of our furry friends particularly after a busy shift in the kitchen.
You can rest assured that he will treat your dog with patience and compassion.
John has a certificate in Canine first aid and is committed to continuing his professional development to stay up to date with compassionate dog care.
John covers Chingford and Higham’s Park.
Groomer and Dog Trainer
Lizi was never allowed a dog as a child, which possibly made her passion for them grow even more! She’s been working with, and owns three rescue dogs, and have rescued around three hundred dogs in the last six years. She handles all aspects of dog rescue from assessing, fostering, finding homes to helping after the adoption to ensure the transition goes smoothly.
Lizi became a qualified Level 3 City & Guilds Dog Groomer around 3 years ago and works in-house. She takes great care to ensure the dogs she works with see grooming as a positive experience. She loves watching them flourish as they learn that grooming can be pleasant. Your dog’s experience and happiness are what it’s all about.
More recently Lizi has become interested in training and behaviour and has completed some online courses as well as training on at the group lessons with Colins K9 Training services alongside Una, Colin and Tracey.
Lizi currently runs a pub and has three dogs, Fyn, Kylie and Oddy and three cats Kitten, Midget and Fats. They are all rescues and have their own quirks and interesting behaviours, which she wouldn't change for the world!