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Hampshire Dog Club

Cobra Lodge

Upton Lane

Nursling

Southampton

Hampshire

SO16 0YB

 

Sean@hampshiredog.club

(Head Trainer)

Mon - Fri: 8am - 8pm

​​Sat-Sun: 9am - 5pm

02380 736000

Sean Knowlson MCFBA MGoDT (MT) CIDBT Cert

Owner/ Behaviourist/ Head Instructor/Trainer

Sean has over 35 years of experience owning, working and training a variety of different breeds, over several disciplines, including General Purpose Protection Dogs and Search Dogs. Sean is a Member of The Guild of Dog Trainers and recognised as a Master Trainer.  Sean has acquired accreditation from the CIDBT (Cambridge Institute of Dog Behaviour & Training) and BIPDT (British institute of Professional Dog Trainers).  He holds a Higher Certificate in Professional Dog Training Instruction and an Advanced Professional Instructor Skills qualification. Sean also has behavioural qualifications from the Cambridge Institute and is a Full Member of the Canine and Feline Behaviour Association.  Sean has a qualification in current Dog Law.  Sean has worked on a television production about search dogs for the BBC Natural History Unit for BBC Worldwide.

Sean holds a level four PTTLS teaching qualification and is certified at level six to teach others wishing to become a dog trainer.

Meet the rest of the team

Val Fanton

Trainer

Val has over 40 years experience owning and competing her own dogs, She has been been a qualified trainer for 14 years taking her qualifications through the British Institute of Professional Dog Trainers. She also has a qualification in Canine Psychology. Val has 5 dogs of her own including an Italian Spinone, Jack Russell Cross and 3 Border Collies. 

Val joined the team here back in the summer 2017

Chrissie

Administrator

Chrissie has always had dogs since early childhood and has a passion for rescue dogs.  In Chrissie's world it is all about the dogs!  Her organisational skills ensure the club runs smoothly and her enthusiasm shines through in her quarterly newsletter about the club.

Caroline Coombe

Shop Manager & General Assistant

Caroline has many years of experience with dogs and was a member of the Solent Dog Display Team for 6 years performing at various venues across the south, she currently has 3 dogs a Border Collie who is 8 Years old, a Cross breed aged 11 years old and a Jack Russell aged 14.

Caroline is here to help in anyway she can.

Tony Longland

Maintenance

Tony has the job of looking after the buildings and the land. He is  happy to help out with most things around the place and he is partial to the odd bucket of tea!