Jennie is an accredited Scentwork UK and Dog Detection Trials instructor, judge and trials manger who has successfully handled her own dog Reo to level 7. Jennie and Reo competed at novice level in the inaugrial Detection Dog Trials and won, qualifying them both for the championships in last December. Her other dog Bear, handled by her partner Jamie also qualified for Champs and went on to win the Championships at Novice level. This year both dogs will aimed at Intermediate. She has been teaching for the past 4 years and her clients have been successful all the way up to SWUK level 7 and DDT Novice. She is passionate about creating a fun learning environment for both the dogs and the handlers while helping them extract their full potential. Be it competitive scentwork or mental stimulation for the dog.
Jennie Regularly attends other instructors both from the SWUK world and the detection world to improve her knowledge and learning. To date she has trained with Heather Donnally (Scentwork UK) Becky and Rob Harris (Scent Detectives), Wesley Visscher (Scent Imprint for Dogs), Mark Doggett (Enviro Dogs) Georgie Armstrong (K9 Brain Training and Detection Dog Trials) Nicola Davis (Canine Hydrotherapy, Training and Scentwork) Valdis Bikovskis (Latvian Customs Instructor) and Rob Hewings (The UK College of Scent Dogs)
Jennie has also been a professional dog walker for 6 years. Fully insured and DBS checked, so you have piece of mind your beloved pet is in good hands.
On a personal side Jennie owns 2 lovely dogs, a 8 year old Lab cross Reo and a 4 year old working sheepdog Bear
Completed Courses to date
SWUK Train the Trainers Part 1 - Level 1
SWUK Train theTrainers Part 2 - Levels 2-4
SWUK Train the Trainers Part 3 - Levels 5-8
SWUK Judges and Trial Managers - Levles 1-4
SWUK Judges And Trials Managers - Levels 5-8
SIFD - Indication through emotion
SIFD - Trainers Certification Day
DDT - Instructors training
DDT - Host training
UKCSD Tracking Instructor Course