Kari Greaves. BSc Hons, MBA, MCIH. COAPE Certified Animal Behaviourist - DipCABT (RQF Level 4) Kari is passionate about dogs and learning
why they do what they do. She started
attending training classes at CCEG 9 years ago with her Eurasier puppy,
socialising him to behave on family outings and, most importantly in the
pub. Kari became interested in instructing and joined the team 5 years ago . Kari is working towards a degree qualification with the Cambridge Institute of Dog Behaviour and Training and
has completed courses on; Dog Training, Aggression, How
dogs Learn and Common Behaviour Problems.
Kari now has 2 Eurasiers both attending classes most weekends and
gradually gaining their KC Good Citizen Awards. Member
of The Kennel Club Accreditation Scheme for Instructors in Dog Training and Behaviour working towards accreditation. Special areas of interest; how dogs learn, breed traits, Eurasiers and,
other unusual breeds. Kari currently takes a Beginner's Class and the KC Puppy Foundation Award Training on a Sunday.
Gail Stafford A.DipCBM. FdScAAB. BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare (BSc ABW) Advanced Diploma in Canine
Behaviour Management (A. Dip. CBM) Gail started
training with us 11 years ago with her little Yorkie Charlie (sadly no longer with us). She loved CCEG so much she never left. Gail started instructing 6 years ago She now has Bambi (a labradoodle) and Pippin (a Yorkie). She runs her own Puppy Training courses offering 1-2-1 home visits . Special area of interest: Puppy Training and puppies, cuddling puppies, puppies generally, puppy kisses, and just puppies . Gail currently takes Puppy Classes .
Elaine Barns. Elaine started her involvement with training dogs at 17,
with now many years of training behind her (she asked me not to say how many!), her credentials are these years of 'hands on' experience. She has given a home over the years to a number of rescue dogs and did until the recent sad loss of two, have three rescue German Shepherds. As well as training she has a vast knowledge of the behaviour and sometimes special needs of rescue dogs. She has worked in boarding kennels and is also a dog groomer. She started training with cceg in 1999. Special area of interest: GSD's, Rescue dogs Training & Behaviour. Elaine currently takes a Beginners Class on both Saturdays and Sundays.
Sam Wright. Sam and her Pug..Winston Charlie George first started coming to CCEG in June
2012 after being at another training group for about 4 months. They decided to join the companion dog training group, quickly progressing from puppy to beginners and then
onto juniors where we have stayed ever since. Sam first
started taking part in the small dog class a few years ago and last
year she was asked to take over as the class trainer. Special area of interest: Companion obedience and pug training.
Katie Cheung has lived with GSDs and Collie crossbreeds from childhood, and so has
lots of hands-on experience with the working breeds and the typical collie
issues such as herding and dog-dog fear aggression. Living in the Middle East,
she adopted a feral pup from a litter found in the desert and, through her,
learnt how to help pups with extreme fear issues. She now lives with Bonnie the
GSD cross and likes to think she's in charge! In her day job as a speech
therapist working with children and their parents, she particularly employs
lateral thinking and a creative approach, both of which she is able to bring to
puppy training. She is patient and encouraging with both people and dogs. Katie works with Jan at PuppySteps classes on Thursdays and with Tracey in
the CCEG puppy training classes on Sundays. Special area of interest: GSDs,
collies, behaviour and puppies, puppies, puppies!
The 'witches' above new team members helping with classes on Sundays. Special area of interest: GSDs training, behaviour and temperament management
The Support Team!!...The cceg Support Team…3 very important team members are
Carol& Alan have been members for 22 years. Over the years
they have given a home to 6 Border Collies all from rescue centres. Carol
has 24 years 'hands on' experience of training and has attended 2
five-day training Courses plus the Animal (Dogs) First Aid Training
Course. Carol is not only our 'standby' instructor but together with
Alan gives a lot of their time helping at training sessions,
welcoming everybody and admin etc. Carol also works as a volunteer on the Blue
Cross telephone support line for bereaved pet owners (see Memory Page for more
Barbara ...helps Carol & Alan
and cover for them when they are away. Barbara is owned by Golden Retriever Bob.