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Home From Home Petcare Tranby Lane Swanland HU14 3NF
Our large team of Pet Care Professionals are at the heart of what we do. Get to know them a little better here.
Hi, I'm James. I started here in 1999 as Pet Care Manager. I'm here to ensure you and your pets have the best experience of our professional pet care company at our family owned and run business. I make sure our managers in Pet Care, Dog Training, Dog Grooming and Pet Supplies have all they need to provide their teams with a safe and enjoyable working environment, and in turn they'll provide the high standard of care we all strive to achieve. I also make sure we are implementing the best policy's and procedures to give you peace of mind whilst you are away from your much loved four-legged family member, and to ensure we are always available for your pets ongoing care needs. We all look forward to welcoming you again soon and giving a five star service every time.
Certificate in Website Design
Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration
Canine First Aider
I first stated with Home From Home Pet Care as a young worker at the age of 15 on a weekend position. I joined the army in the Signals after some years here and after a few years returned and was keen to take a dog training position. I've built up a great deal of knowledge working with all breeds of dogs and cats, and through my years of training I've helped many hundreds of dogs and their family's have a closer relationship through our Dog Training Center and helped Hessle Dog Rescue rehome many of their dogs. I have a Lab called Toby and two Springer called Bracken and Darcy. I look forward to giving your pets the best care whilst you are away.
IABTC Dog Training Instructor
IABTC Dog Agility Instructor
City & Guilds Level 3 in Animal Care (Pending)
I started here in 2018 as the Assistant Pet Care Manager. After leaving school I worked in pet suppliers as a Retail Assistant before progressing my career into healthcare. In my spare time I work with dogs on obedience, agility and tracking training as well as completing in local shows.
I work alongside the Pet Care Manager to ensure that the pet care team are providing the best experience for all the pets in our care.
I am passionate about all animals and I enjoy spending my spare time with dog, cat and charismatic parrot.
NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care
I started in 2013 on a work placement through my studies for my animal management qualification at Bishop Burton College. I make sure that our feline, canine and small animal guests are having the best care by myself and our Pet Care Assistants. I have a Border Collie called Buddy.
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management
I've only recently started in March 2017, taking a Dog Grooming Assistant position. I've got a huge desire to have a career as a dog groomer and I've moved on to train as such. I have 2 dogs, a German Shepherd and a Border Collie. I have loved animals all my life and after leaving school I studied a 2 year course in Animal Management at Bishop Burton College, which based around companion animals. I then moved on to a Dog Grooming qualification. I love my position here and can't wait to meet you and welcome your dog for their groom.
Level 2 City & Guilds in Dog Grooming
I started here in October 2018 as a Dog Grooming Assistant and I have been qualified now for over 4 years. My passion is grooming i hold a City & Guilds Level 3 Dog Stylist qualification.
In my spare time I enjoy attending grooming events such as Crufts. I have a 9 year old boxer dog called Lottie and I want to get a fox terrier in the near future who I would love to show.
I am looking forward to meeting all of your dogs soon!
Level 3 City and Guilds in Dog Grooming
I first started at Home From Home Pet Care many years ago as a Pet Care Assistant. After leaving I went in to elderly care and set up my own dog walking business to the East of Hull. When a new position became available in dog grooming I couldn't wait to re-join as a Dog Grooming Assistant. I make sure all the dogs who come in for a groom have a great bath and blow dry before their styling by a groomer. I have a cat, do Yoga, keep a strict vegetarian diet and i'm a keen animal rights advocate.
I first joined Home From Home in 2015 under their apprenticeship program with Bishop Burton College. I'm an equestrian animal lover having my own horse and 3 dogs. Living in the countryside I love seeing the wildlife and I've gained husbandry skills caring for sheep, chickens and helped on my family's farm since a young girl with the cows and pigs.
Level 2 Apprenticeship in Animal Management
I currently work a part time position having a young child. I joined Home From Home in 2016, having previously gained experience working in pet care at MyPetStop in Newcastle as the Pet Care Manager. For a brief spell I worked at Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter before moving to Yorkshire. I worked at Lowna Kennels before it closed in 2014. I have a number of reptiles, 6 Boa Constrictors, a Rat Snake, 2 Frogs, 2 Tarantula's and a Tortoise who holiday's here whilst we take some family time away.
Degree in Archaeology (BA Hons)
Level 3 Diploma in Home-Based Childcare
I've been a keen animal lover since a young age and joined Home From Home Pet Care in 2017. I also have a passion for horse riding and also have a wide range of pets at home from chickens and ferrets to dogs and cats. My job is to make sure I give great care to the pets on their holidays with us.
Level 2 Diploma in Animal Management
I started as an apprentice in 2015 and completed in 2016 where I was given a full time position as a Pet Care Assistant. I've gained lots of experience and knowledge through my studies and apprenticeship and I always make sure the pets here are happy and well cared for. I have 2 cats of my own and have recently welcomed a new Sprocker puppy, with LOTS of energy, to my family.
Level 2 in Welding
Level 1 Diploma in Animal Care
My role is really hands on with the care of the pets who stay with us, providing all the basics, from water and fresh bedding to ensuring the correct food and care is given to the individual pets. I've been at Home From Home on and off since 2017. I have 1 dog, 4 cats and 3 tortoises. I have also volunteered at Hull Animal Welfare and completed a work placement at Kingston Vets, and all the pets in my family are rescue's.
Level 3 Diploma in Animal Management
Hi, I'm Ben. I have 5 years of animal-related education including a certificate in Animal Management and Behaviour. I have 2 dogs of my own, which often stay here at Home From Home. I have two years experience of being a pet care assistant both here and elsewhere and through my education I have discovered a passion for a career in animal care. I look forward to meeting your pet and giving them the most positive experience away from home.
National Diploma in Animal Management
Foundation Degree in Animal Management and Behaviour