Below are pictures and info on our Trainers who can be identified in class wearing black hoodies with instructor on the back.

 

Name: David Hirst

How long have you been an instructor for? Too many years to remember.

Which classes do you teach?

Class 3

Your doggy history:

Any other hobbies/ intrests:

 

Name: Dawn Sutcliffe

How long have you been an instructor for? Since 2006

Which classes do you teach?

Puppy, class1 class2 class3 Kc classes, Bronze, Silver and Gold examiner, agility & flyball

Your doggy history: I've had dogs all life My very first dog was an Afghan hound and she was lovely but nutty, then a Yorkshire terrier. When I got married we got a tiny rescue pup ( who had been found dumped in a bin liner ) she was a gsd/ collie cross she lived to 13 and she is what got me into gsds My very first pedigree gsd was gypsy soon to be followed by Zeus , Thor & zanna yes gsd hooked.

Any other hobbies/ intrests:Hobbies are reading /competitive obedience and anything doggy related

 

Name: Lynne Blair

How long have you been an instructor for? I have been fully qualified through BAGSD since 2008. I am also a Bronze, Silver and Gold examiner for the KCGCD scheme.

Which classes do you teach?  I can instruct in all classes and also teach agility and breed as well as the KCGCD scheme at all levels. I am normally found in Class 2 and taking the Kennel Club classes.

Your doggy history: I currently have one GSD, Tiber, who is my fifth dog. I moved to Yorkshire from Scotland in 1995 and in Scotland I had done breed showing and some working trials. I joined BAGSD Huddersfield in 1999 with our third GSD, Pooka, and started training with the club. I have been a Committee member since 2006 and am currently Chairperson and Treasurer. I am passionate about trying to give every dog the best training so it can enjoy life as a good canine citizen and be a dog that its family enjoys life with.

Any other hobbies/ intrests: I enjoy photography. cooking, wildlife and nature. I also breed and show hamsters with my daughter under the Custard Hamstery prefix and am a qualified Syrian hamster judge.

 

Name: Sally Dyson

How long have you been an instructor for?

Since August 2016

Which classes do you teach?

Puppy and Class 1, Class 2, Bronze KC trainer and examiner, Agility

Your doggy history:

Owned 3 dogs prior to the 2 we have now.  Never been involved in any formal dog training before bringing Samba to our club at the age of 12 weeks (Nov 2013)

Any other hobbies/ intrests:

Pilates, cooking, gardening, drawing and wine tasting!

 

Name: Mandie Sykes

How long have you been an instructor for?

Since August 2016

Which classes do you teach?

Puppy and Class1, Class 2, Bronze KC trainer and examiner, Agility

Your doggy history:

I have had GSD's all my life. 

Recently I had 3, a female and 2 boys, but unfortunately lost my girl in Nov 2016.  I started to come to the club when Diesel was 12 weeks back in 2009.

Any other hobbies/ intrests:

Motorbikes, painting, drawing and gaming on my PS4

Name: Revanna Swales

How long have you been an instructor for? I am a trainee level one instructor

Which classes do you teach?

Bronze KC and Puppy classes, and I shadow class 1

Your doggy history:

I have had GSDs for over 20 years, eight in total. They have all been rescues and have come to me at a variety of ages ranging from approximately 4 ½ months to elderly. 

I joined club in 2015 when I moved to Huddersfield from North London.

My current dog Libby is now approximately 11 years old and has been with me 3 years.

 Any other hobbies/ interests:

Tai Chi, gardening, walking (especially with a GSD or two!)

Name: Victoria Goralski

How long have you been an instructor for? I am a trainee level one instructor

Which classes do you teach?

Puppy and Class 1

Your doggy history:

 

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