Sarah Easterbrook – Master Trainer and Behaviourist
Sarah is a fully qualified Dog Trainer and Behaviourist and she has been working with dogs for over 25 years, having started her journey at the National Animal Welfare Trust and then at The Dog’s Trust. She is accredited as ‘Master Trainer’ with the Guild of Dog Trainers (GoDT) and she has been a Professional Member of the International Association of Canine Professionals (IACP) for over 10 years, affiliated with Cesar Million, The Dog Whisperer. Sarah’s dogs Cookie, Puck and Teddy often help her with class demonstrations and behavioural sessions. She is highly experienced with all breeds and all issues and has carried out over 5000 behaviour sessions to date. Sarah is based near Yeovil and covers much of Somerset and Dorset as well as parts of Devon. Sarah is also a qualified Cat & Parrot Behaviourist
Stacie Lawson – Master Trainer and Behaviourist
Stacie grew up with a variety of pets and has previously worked alongside vets. She has always had a passion for helping animals it was this passion that enabled her to achieve a Level 3 Diploma in Animal Management and Care. She qualified with The Pet Experience as a Dog Trainer and Behaviourist and has worked for Sarah for over 10 years. She is accredited as ‘Master Trainer’ with The Guild of Dog Trainers and is highly experienced running behaviour sessions, puppy sessions and classes. Stacie covers all SO postcode areas including but not limited to Winchester, Eastleigh and Southampton.
Kimi Swindells – Senior Dog Trainer and Behaviourist
& Social Media Coordinator
Kimi rescued a Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Tara, who had several behavioural issues which needed correcting. Thanks to Kimi’s hard work and dedication Tara now has been fully rehabilitated and works hard as a highly skilled Demo Dog for The Pet Experience. She also has taken on a 9 year old Ambull X Staffie who had a hard life being used as a puppy machine and suffering a stroke. At the age of 9 Maya had never even learnt a sit or been off lead. Kimi is enjoying training Maya and giving her a happy retirement. Kimi qualified with The Pet Experience as a Dog Trainer and Dog Behaviourist and has since attained vast experience both running classes, training puppies and working with difficult behaviour cases. Kimi is also a full GoDT and IACP member. She runs the Weymouth Training Classes and is our Dog and Puppy Behaviourist all BH postcodes areas including but not limited to; Bournemouth, Poole, Ferndown, Wimborne, Swanage, Wareham, Lulworth and Wool. She also covers the Blandford area. She also works part time as an Animal Control Officer.
Claire Collinson– Dog & Puppy Trainer
Claire has worked with dogs for the last 10 years. She is a Gun Dog Trainer and has 6 working Gun Dogs of her own. She has also worked in Boarding Kennels, Vets, Quarantine Kennels, Rescue Centres and has run her own dog walking business. Claire qualified with The Pet Experience as a Dog Trainer and runs the Sherborne Training Classes.
Theresa Briers – Volunteer Dog Training Assistant
Theresa works as an assistant in our Weymouth Dog Training Classes. She has two dogs Nero and Blitz who are Malamute X Huskies so she is very experienced in dealing with large, enthusiastic breeds! Theresa has always loved dogs and since having her own and going through The Pet Experience classes with them both she has found a passion for dog training and enjoys learning and gaining experience working alongside the team here.