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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.
I started as a Pet Care Assistant in 2011 before progressing to Pet Care Manager in 2019. My love for animals has sparked my passions of horse riding, enjoying the countryside and being a past owner of whippets, lurchers, and retired grey hounds. Currently I am the owner of 2 beautiful rats named Blossom and Daisy, and 2 cheeky rabbits called Percy and Peanut. This in turn has carried me through work-life ensuring all pets staying with us are receiving optimum care and attention.
National Diploma in Animal Management L3
Canine First Aid & CPR
I started at Home from Home at the beginning of 2020 and I have over 3 years experience in animal care. I am the proud owner of a very cheeky Patterpug and spend most of my time chasing him about.
I first stated with Home From Home Pet Care as a young worker at the age of 15 on a part-time position. I left after a few years to join the Army as a Radio Systems Operator in the Royal Corp of Signals, after 5 years I returned to Home from Home and was keen to take a dog training position. I have worked with dogs for over 15 years, 7 of which has being training and learning to understand their behaviour. 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 Centre. I've helped Hessle Dog Rescue re-home many of their dogs by assisting with home checks, assessments and helped to train them before getting re-homed. I have a Labrador called Toby and two springer spaniels, Bracken and Darcy.
IABTC Dog Training Instructor
IABTC Dog Agility Instructor
Attended Reactive Canine Workshops
Animal Psychology Diploma
City & Guilds Level 3 in Animal Care (Pending)
Level 3 City and Guilds Dog Grooming
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 have 2 years experience here at Home from Home after joining in 2018 in which time I have gained lots of knowledge and experience. My time here is spent between working in the kennels caring for all the pets on their stay with us, working in reception welcoming your wonderful pets upon arrival, and also making and taking bookings in our reservations department. I have also just recently joined the grooming team where I am currently working towards my Level 2. I have a wide range of pets at home which include Rupert the Westie, Rosie the Jack Russell, 4 Rabbits: Charlie Daisy, Saffy & Peter and 6 Guinea Pigs: Violet, BB, Pandora, Sunny, Oreoki & Chester! They certainly keep me busy! I look forward to meeting and caring for all your wonderful pets soon!
Currently working towards Level 2 Grooming
Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Sciences and Salon Hygiene.
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'm currently studying for a degree in Animal Behaviour and Training at Bishop Burton College. I've had a passion for animals since a very young age, but only began to work with them in the Summer of 2019. I'm here to help make sure your pets are happy and comfortable throughout their stay with us. At home I have two guinea pigs of my own, who may be small, but are treat like big members of my little family! In my spare time I enjoy training my dad's dogs Murphy and Milo.
Currently working towards Animal Behaviour and Training.
I started here at Home from Home as an apprentice in 2019, I am currently studying Level 2 in animal management. I have experience with working dogs, previously owning a beautiful Labrador who was a sniffer dog. I now have 2 very energetic German Shepard’s who work within the prison service. I love all animals ( especially dogs) and want to give the best care to all your pets whilst they board with us.
Animal Management L2
Holding a City & Guilds Level 3 Dog Stylist qualification I followed my love for grooming starting here in October 2018 as a Dog Groomer. I have now been qualified over 6 years and still progressing within my passion for grooming.
In my spare time I enjoy attending grooming events such as Crufts. I also love horse riding and spending time in the countryside. I have no pets at the moment but looking to add a Sheltie to my family in the future.
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 started at Home from Home Pet Care in June 2019. Just a few months after starting here as an Assistant Groomer I graduated from university with my Animal Management and Behaviour Degree. Due to this qualification I was able to progress within the business as a dog trainer.
In my spare time I continue to care for my own dogs. I have a Shih Tzu Bobby and two Cockapoo's Kenny and Phoebe, who often love joining me to work at Home from Home Pet care.
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management.
Degree is Animal Management and Behaviour.