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MEET OUR ASSESSORS

Denise Armstrong

I’m an avid fan of supporting new trainers and love that assessing allows me to be part of this process.

APDT number

01215

Years a dog trainer

20

Years with APDT

9

Years an Assessor

4

Jess Blount

APDT number

01217

Years a dog trainer

10

Years with APDT

10

Years an Assessor

7

Website

None

Tony Cruse

Passionate about canine behaviour, fostering strong bonds between busy people & their pets through positive coaching.

APDT number

01121

Years a dog trainer

13

Years with APDT

12

Years an Assessor

4

Website

None

Adam Daines

I’m constantly striving to provide up-to-date, kind, effective dog training and behavioural solutions

APDT number

01220

Years a dog trainer

15

Years with APDT

8

Years an Assessor

3

Barbara Ellis (known as Bee)

I live in Southampton with my husband, lovely teenagers, Sausage dog and Beagle

APDT number

01224

Years a dog trainer

22

Years with APDT

10

Years an Assessor

7

Website

None

Kimberley Grundy

APDT number

01146

Years a dog trainer

14

Years with APDT

11

Years an Assessor

4

Website

Joanne Hinds

I’m a passionate dog trainer and behaviourist supporting owners and other trainers in the field.

APDT number

01095

Years a dog trainer

26

Years with APDT

13

Years an Assessor

6

Jenny Mee

Previous lecturer and pet dog trainer, now training assistance dogs

APDT number

01262

Years a dog trainer

15

Years with APDT

10

Years an Assessor

5

Website

None

Susan O'Hare

I run pet dog training classes alongside my career as a Registered Veterinary Nurse for a charity.

APDT number

01196

Years a dog trainer

16

Years with APDT

10

Years an Assessor

1

Website

None

Margaret Pennington

I am semi retired and just do pet classes and agility.

APDT number

00298

Years a dog trainer

40

Years with APDT

26

Years an Assessor

4

Helen Roberts

My aim as an assessor is to help the candidate in any way I can.

APDT number

00285

Years a dog trainer

30

Years with APDT

27

Years an Assessor

15

Jane Robinson

I’m the former Chair of the APDT and remain on the APDT’s Board of Directors

APDT number

01194

Years a dog trainer

14

Years with APDT

10

Years an Assessor

6

Website

Pam Rowley

A dog groomer and trainer with a passion for rescue dogs and a love of working trials.

APDT number

00278

Years a dog trainer

30

Years with APDT

20

Years an Assessor

5

Kaye Scott

I am a dog trainer who loves helping guardians build an enriched relationship with their dogs.

APDT number

00607

Years a dog trainer

30

Years with APDT

22

Years an Assessor

13

Michelle Taylor

I am Head of Assessments and am working hard to ensure the process is kind, fair and effective

APDT number

00974

Years a dog trainer

25

Years with APDT

18

Years an Assessor

4

Website

None

Carole Thornley

Pet dog trainer competed in working trials, obedience, rally, scentwork, agility, h to m, and freestyle.

APDT number

00542

Years a dog trainer

30

Years with APDT

25

Years an Assessor

15

Charis Vincent

Charis has been running a busy Training and Behaviour centre in Wiltshire for 10 years.

APDT number

01199

Years a dog trainer

14

Years with APDT

10

Years an Assessor

7

Keith Warwick

Advisor to Samsung SAR Yongin city since 1995. Dog AID Assessor/Trainer for 15 years.

APDT number

01036

Years a dog trainer

43

Years with APDT

13

Years an Assessor

5

Website

None

Hannah Wright

I’m passionate about ethical and effective dog training, and supportting others into careers in this industry.

APDT number

01158

Years a dog trainer

20

Years with APDT

12

Years an Assessor

6

APDT Courses

FOUNDATION COURSE

Our Foundation Course is for people who have little or no experience of dog training instructing.

PART TWO COURSE

Our Part Two course is for people who have successfully completed the Foundation course.

ADVANCED COURSE

Our Advanced course is for instructors with at least one year’s experience of teaching classes.

COURSES FAQ's

FAQ's and Information to help you make an informed decision about which course is right for you.