Our Trainers

Our Trainers

Our Trainers are all drawn from our membership and have either achieved or are working towards their Kennel Club Good Citizen Gold Awards. Our Trainers attend professionally run courses as and when funds permit and often at their own expense. Although Kennel Club listed for the KCGCDS, we are not currently listed or affiliated with any official body for FUN agility training. All trainers attend the mandatory Animal Aiders Course and a suitable Instructors course. Trainers are listed below in no particular order, although KCGCDS Examiners do appear first.

Sue Baker - KCGCDS Examiner. Puppy, Obedience & Agility. Committee Member: Trainers Representative.

Sue has trained dogs to all levels of the Kennel Club Good Citizen Award since 2000. Sue is a founder member of UNO and our Trainers Representative. Owner of Sues Dog School - Wendlebury. Sue is an Ian Dunbar and H&J's agility graduate and has attended the Odin Instructors Course. Qualified Animal Aider, (plus refresher 2017) and holds a Diploma in Changing Dog Behaviour. Has attended Ian Dunbar Positive Reinforcement Seminar. Also attended Making your dog training classes fun and effective - by Kamal Fernandez. Attended Mantrailing course Aug 2020. Approved Kennel Club Examiner for KCGCDS Bronze, Silver & Gold Awards.

Own Dogs: Border Collie Harlequin (Jay) and Red Border Collie (Moss).

Steina Jenkins - KCGCDS Examiner. Puppy, & Obedience.

Steina breeds and shows her Dalmatians and is the Head Veterinary Nurse at a local vets. Co Owner Middleton Cheney Dog Training Academy . Steina is a Dunbar Graduate and holds a certificate in Dog Psychology. Steina has also completed an agility instructors course and competes in agility with two of her dogs, Dodger and Brew. Also attended NBN, (naughty but nice), boundary games and impulse control, Canine body language course, 2 day seminar on tracking/scentwork and Gundog training, 1 day seminar Chiraq Patel: Managing and modifying problem behaviour, 2 Day seminar on Tellington T-Touch, freework and harness use. Steina has also attended the Odin Instructors Course and has obtained KCAI status. Also a home checker for The British Dalmatian Club Welfare. Approved Kennel Club Examiner for KCGCDS Bronze, Silver & Gold Awards.

Own Dogs: Two Dalmatians, (Maeja, & Kane), English Bull Terrier X Collie (Dodger) working Cocker Spaniel ( Brew).

Liz Ormerod - KCGCDS Examiner. Puppy & Obedience.

Liz has attended the Odin Instructors Course and the advanced Course. Owner of Liz Ormerod Dog School and Co Owner Middleton Cheney Dog Training Academy . Liz is an Animal Aider. Has also attended the Ian Dunbar Seminar on Biting and Fighting dogs & Aggression. Attended BAT course. Liz has completed an agility instructors course. Approved Kennel Club Examiner for KCGCDS Bronze, Silver & Gold Awards . Liz is the Owner of Liz Ormerods Dog Training Brackley and at other locations.

Own Dog: Long Dog (Woody).

Jill Timms BCCSDip.Av.DogBhv Canine Behaviourist - KCGCDS Examiner. Puppy &Obedience. Rota Co Ordinator.

Accredited Advanced Diploma in Canine Behaviour BCCS, (British College of Canine Studies). DTC (Dog Training College) Approved Instructor, Canine Body Language Specialist and Puppy Training Specialist. Approved Kennel Club Examiner for KCGCDS Bronze, Silver & Gold Awards. PDTI - (Pet Dog Training Instructor). CIDBT - (The Cambridge Institute of Dog Behaviour & Training) , RCDTBP – (Registration Council for Dog Training and Behaviour practitioners) ID RS17-G02. Member of the The Pet Professional Guild. DTC Training courses – Advanced Canine Body Language, Puppy Training Specialist and Reactive Rascals. Owner of K9 Dreamers.

Own Dogs: Misty & Eira (2 Red Merle Border Collies).

Jess Groom - Agility

Agility Trainer. Approved KC agility Instructor. Jess competes in agility with her dogs who have obtained up to and including grade 6 Level.

Attended:

  • Devon Dogs - Contact Workshop, Weave Workshop and Handling Workshop,

  • Barrie James - Handling Workshops,

  • Dan Shaw - Handling,

  • Mark Douglas - Handling,

  • Anthony Clark.

Making your dog training classes fun and effective - by Kamal Fernandez.

Own Dogs: Terriers, Collies and Labs

Susanne Wheeler - Puppy & Obedience.

Susanne has trained her dogs Tess and Poppy to Gold standard at UNO. Susanne has attended the Odin Instructors Course and is an Animal Aider. Also attended Canine Behaviour and Training course at Warwickshire College (Morton Morrell) - Distinction pass.

Own Dogs: Labrador, (Tess), Cavapoo (Poppy).

Tracy Jones - Puppy Obedience & Agility Committee Member: Accounts keeper

Tracy has attended the Odin Instructors course and is an Animal Aider. Tracy has also completed an agility instructors course. Approved KC agility Instructor. Tracy has already trained her own rescue dogs to Gold and Silver standards.

Own Dogs: Border Collies, (Molly & Jake).

Pete Street - Agility

Agility Trainer. Attended Agility Instructors course in October - Approved KC Instructor.

Own Dog Ted (Border Collie).

Susan Powell - Puppy & Obedience.

To attend Animal Aiders or similar soon.

Own dog: Gett & Flynn (Border Collies).

Charlie Sadler - Puppy & Obedience.

Attended Canine Body Language - February 2019, Your End of the Lead by Dr Janet Finlay - March 2019, Reactive Rascals - September 2019. All above courses were run by the Dog Training College. Charlie is the Owner of Leads Off Fun Dog Walking Business Bicester also on Face Book .

Own dog: Dexter (Cocker Spaniel), Ralph (Beagle).

Mickey Woodcock - Puppy, Obedience & Agility. Committee member: Treasurer.

Mickey is a founder member of UNO and holds the position of Treasurer. Mickey is an agility graduate of H&J's Agility and has attended the Odin Instructors Course and Animal Aiders. Has attended Ian Dunbar Positive Reinforcement Seminar. Training in aggression issues in dogs and how to overcome them. Mickey has since completed a further agility instructors course.

Own Dogs: Two Border Collies,(Lil Ashe & Blazey).

Lucy Maguire - Agility

Lucy has competed in YKC agility at both KC and UKA levels very successfully and has been placed at Crufts several years running. Currently Lucy competes with Robin (Racing Robin).

Own Dog: Robin, (JR).

Les Stratford - Puppy & Obedience.

Has attended Making your dog training classes fun and effective - by Kamal Fernandez.

Own Dog: (German Shepherd).


Gay Hawkins - Puppy & Obedience.

Has attended Animal Aiders Course. Also attended Making your dog training classes fun and effective - by Kamal Fernandez.

Own dog: Watson (Poodle)

Ancilliary Group:

Jess Hawkins - Junior Representative (contact point for under 16's)

Jess acts as the voice of the under 16's should they have any thoughts or ideas or any concerns. Jess then communicates with the UNO Committee.

Own Dog: Mylo - Border Collie (Red). Handler for Watson (Poodle) plus Moss and Jay (Border Collies).


Pete Street - Projects

Agility Trainer. Attended Agility Instructors course in October - Approved KC Instructor.

Own Dog Ted (Border Collie).

Gay Hawkins - Shop Manager

Gay looks after our UNO shop taking orders for club wear bearing our Benji club logo.

Own dog: Watson (Poodle)

Committee Members:

Dave Baker - Founder Chairman & UNO Webmaster.

Guardian Business School - Certified Workplace Instructor. Former publicity officer for the Rough & Smooth Collie Training Association (RSCTA). Own dogs: Jay - Border Collie (Blue Merle Harlequin). Moss - Border Collie (Red).


Mike Green - Committee Member: Hon Sec.

As well as holding the position of Hon Sec Mike is also a UNO trainer who has attended the Odin Instructors Course and an Animal Aiders Course. he has attended an agility course run by H&J's Agility and a further agility course. Mike is a member of the Husky Club of Great Britain and a husky rig racer. Own Dogs: Skye - Husky. Narla - Husky.