The present Club Secretary ,
a role she has held since 2002, Hilary qualified as a
trainer in 2007 and currently has a Jack
Russell x called Daisy and Eli a Border Collie x
Maureen Fitzgibbons -
Maureen has been club Treasurer for over thirty years,
and has been the regular Puppy Class trainer since
1998 she has attended
specialist courses with the Academy of Modern Dog
Training. Maureen with her dogs have been
involved in both obedience competition and breed
showing. With Husband Fred, they
currently own two Standard Poodles and one miniature.
Pam Thompson - Pam has been
involved with the club for many years, as a Trainer,
committee member from 2000 and Chairman from 2003 until
- Sue has been a club
member for 38 years and a trainer for almost 30 years.
attended specialist courses with the Academy of Modern
also a Kennel Club accredited Trainer.
She owns a Bearded collie cross.
Jacky Saunders -
Another of the clubs long standing members, Jacky has an
immense amount of experience in Dog training and has
attended specialist courses
with the Academy of Modern Dog Training. She is also one of
the areas most successful Obedience competitors gaining
numerous local and national awards with her Golden
- Pauline is the Club Chairman and has been with the Club since 1983 and has been
a trainer since 1987. She has trained two of her Flat
coated Retrievers from Pre-beginners through to A Class
standard. She is also Club Chairman.
Helen Sargent - Helen has been with the club
for many years, becoming a Committee member in March
2012. She is well known as the Good Citizens co-ordinator.
She started as a trainer as an assistant in 2015, and taking
her own class in 2020. Helen has a cross breed called Felix.
- David is a well known
Dog Trainer, having been training dogs for over 30 years. He
became a qualified trainer in 1994 as a BAGSD
qualified trainer. David has also Judged at Obedience shows
through all classes to advanced level and has also trained
the same classes. He owns German Shepherds, two of which he
has taken to B level and advanced at exemption shows.
TRAINING COURSES (Three per Year)
Puppy Foundation Class (6-30 pm)
Silver (7-45 pm)
Gold (8-30 pm)
(suspended at moment)
Up to 6 months of age.
Looking after your new puppy
(7.00pm Thursday evenings)
Teaching dogs walk to heel
Teaching dogs to sit and down stay in one position.
( 7-45pm Thursday evenings)
Teaching Heel on Lead.
Retrieving and staying in a sit and down position for
a longer time.
(8-30pm Thursday evenings)
The same lessons as
Beginners, but to a higher standard.