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Kennel Club Accreditation Scheme for Instructors in Dog Training and Canine Behaviour (KCAI)


To help the public find Kennel Club Accredited Instructors in their areas of the country, details of Accredited Instructors are listed below. These dog training instructors have been assessed against the Kennel Club standards to ensure that they are able to provide quality service and advice.

A checklist you might find useful when choosing the right dog trainer for you can also be found here.

   

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Accredited in Working Trials Training (WT)

NOTE: * denotes an accreditation to the advanced level.

Accredited In Companion Dog Training (CD)

         

Name

Telephone

Email

Location

Website

Lynne McEwan KCAI (CD)

01294 850 461

mcewan.lynne@googlemail.com

Ayrshire, KA13  
Sarah Bartlett, KCAI (CD R) 01386 861 489/07841 843 675

sarah@houndhelpers.co.uk

Worcestershire WR10

Click here

Susan Brown KCAI (CD* GCDS) 0151 608 6323

seb.they@btinternet.com

Merseyside  
Lorraine Gibbons KCAI (CD)

01753 572192/ 07966 168396

email.lorraine@gmail.com

Berkshire SL2 Click here

Alan Cole KCAI (CD*)

01945 861136

alan@cceg.co.uk

Cambridge CB4

 

Josie Jackson KCAI (CD)

01612 315721

 

Cheshire

 

Denise Hubbard KCAI (CD)

01606 832815

denise@waggtails.com

Cheshire CW10

 

Christine Meaney KCAI (CD* GCDS*)

01617 757484

Cmeaney11@aol.com

Cheshire M31/WA3

 

David Campbell KCAI (Beh* CD* GCDS*)

01617 753051 

 

Cheshire M31

 

Melanie Heaps KCAI (CD GCDS) 01740 650290/ 07708600223  

County Durham DL17

 

Carol Clark KCAI (CD*)

07809 385116

 

County Down

Click here

Mary Owens KCAI (CD*Ob*)

00353 455 24250

mary.owens@eircom.net

County Kildare

 

Raymond Jones KCAI (CD WT)

01159 328468 

 

Derbyshire

 

Anne Rayner KCAI (CD GCDS)

 

arayner@btinternet.com

Devon

 

Viv Last KCAI (CD)

01308 485416

dogsatlast@aol.co.uk

Dorset

 

Martha Brindley KCAI (CD GCDS) 01505 850532
07749 899178
marthabrindley@waitrose.com

East Ayrshire KA3

 
Lin Edmonds KCAI (CD) 01825 830 270, 07921 152 806 lindaedmonds@aol.com

Mayfield, East Sussex, TN20

 

Linda Dewey KCAI (CD* GCDS)

01273 241008 l.dewey@ntlworld.co.uk

East Sussex

Click here
Diane Jones KCAI (CD, NC/HTM)  01435 830265  berwickobedience@btinternet.com

East Sussex

Click here
Joanne Nutkins KCAI (CD) 07809 117 912 joe@dogtrainingessex-suffolk.co.uk

Essex, CO15

 

Helen Harper KCAI (CD AD)

07507 782730 

enquiries@pranimalservices.co.uk

East Yorkshire

 

Marion Justice KCAI (CD)

 07775 836385

justpetdogs@yahoo.co.uk

East Yorkshire   

Click here

Claire Bloomfield KCAI (CD GCDS)

01992 619186

bloomers3@ntlworld.com

Essex CM5

 

Cathy Proctor KCAI (CD)

07732 776727

 

Glasgow G46

 

Margaret Crombie KCAI (CD) (GCDS)  01286 660672

margaretcrombie11@yahoo.com

Gwynedd LL54

 

Margaret Booth KCAI (CD* HTM* GCDS R)

01407 720057 

Margaret.booth@btopenworld.com

Gwynedd LL65

 

Carole West KCAI (CD* GCDS* Ob)

01428 723572

carols.west22@gmail.com

Hampshire GU30

 

Gina Pink KCAI (CD* HTM* Ob)

01420 257125

(before 9pm) 

busydogs@icloud.com

Hampshire GU35

Click here
Caroline Heale KCAI (CD)

01252 447154

carolineheale@gmail.com

Hampshire GU12

Click Here

Anne Weston-Mace KCAI (CD* GCDS*)

01981 540331 

 

Herefordshire HR2

 

Shirin Merchant KCAI (CD* Beh*)

 

k9cancare@hotmail.com

India

 

Janet Tandy KCAI (CD)

01622 842209 

 

Kent ME17

Click here

April Fearn KCAI (CD)

07968 059699

or 01304 830197 

april@quizereus.plus.com Eythorne, Dover, Kent  

Wanda Sooby KCAI (CD* GCDS)

01724 762317 

wanda@estrellana.co.uk

Lincolnshire DN21

 

Jo Belsten KCAI (CD)

07798 518759 

jo.belsten@btinternet.com

Norfolk

 

Jane Hanshaw KCAI (CD* Beh*)

0845 555 7770 

dogtags@fsmail.net

North Yorkshire

 

Philippa Williams KCAI (CD* WG* FT)

07831 817309

dogs4lifeinfo@aol.com

North Yorkshire

Click here

Caroline Penistone KCAI (CD WG* GCDS)

01609 748861

castdogtraining@yahoo.co.uk

North Yorkshire DL7 Click here
Corinne Kennedy KCAI (GCDS CD) 01738 639490
07738 677935

enquiries@perthdogtraining.co.uk

Perth, Scotland PH1

Click here

Sandra Boe KCAI (CD)

01382 360266 

sandrafboe@yahoo.co.uk

Scotland

 

Lynn Aitchison KCAI (CD)

01316 691108

lynnthedoglady@aol.com

Scotland

 

William Anderson KCAI (CD, GCDS)

01592 581581   

Scotland (Fife)

 

Janet Jones KCAI (CD* Ob)

01743 860368

janetjones@fsmail.net

Shropshire SY5

 

Hazel Shimmin KCAI (CD)

07989 685395 

 

Shropshire SY4

 

Sarah Lindsey KCAI (CD*) 01934 750059/ 07817163754 sarah@little-orchard.co.uk

Somerset BS26

 

Mary Butterfield KCAI (CD*)

07816 372466 

 

Staffordshire

 

Katie Sherratt KCAI (CD)

 

criedabehaviour@hotmail.co.uk

Staffordshire, ST17  

Dave Deakin KCAI (CD GCDS*)

01785 780096 

benefitdogs@btinternet.com

Staffordshire ST18

 

Christine Deakin KCAI (CD GCDS*)

01785 780096

benefitdogs@btinternet.com

Staffordshire ST18

 

Yvonne Kelsall KCAI (CD* GCDS*)

01782 515667

 

Staffordshire ST8

Click here

Sue Hollobone KCAI (CD Ag) 01394 410051 soohol@tiscali.co.uk Suffolk IP12 Click here

 

Annie Clayton KCAI (HTM* CD*)

01449 737624

 

Suffolk IP14

 

Pauline Scholey KCAI (CD)

01483 222600

pauline@cobhamdogs.net

Surrey KT10 & KT11

 

 

Carolyn Menteith KCAI (CD*)

 

 

 

Surrey KT14   

 

Jane Wood KCAI (CD* Ob*)

01372 273054

janethewood@msn.com

Surrey KT18

 

Ann Cook KCAI (CD* Ob GCDS*)

01737 246902

athyrium@tiscali.co.uk

Surrey RH2

Click here

Sue McCabe KCAI (CD*) 07725 053482 sue@muttamorphosis.co.uk

Tyne & Wear NE5

Click here

Wendy Schilling KCAI (CD)

0121 778 4377/ 07815 916795 wendy.schilling@tiscali.co.uk West Midlands B13

Click here

Julia Smith KCAI (CD*)

0121 744 3301

 

West Midlands B90

Click here

Miranda Batterbee KCAI (CD)

01234 697202

07958 522732

 

West Sussex

Click here

Jackie Drakeford KCAI (CD WLSA*)

 

running_dog@btinternet.com

West Sussex   

 

Di Morgan KCAI (CD* Ob GCDS* )

 

DiDonmorgan@aol.com

West Sussex  

 

Ann Williams KCAI (CD)

01243 782305

annwilliamschi@aol.com

West Sussex PO19

 

Veronica Migliorini KCAI (CD)

01243 789273

 

West Sussex

Click here

Lisa Harris KCAI (WG* CD FT)

 

info@copsehilltraining.co.uk

Worcs WR12

Click here

Lisa Jackson KCAI (CD Beh)

01905 828398

lisa@lisadogs.co.uk

Worcs WR5

 

Kaye Littlehales KCAI (CD) (GCDS) 07747 798092

kayeclasses@btinternet.com

Worcestershire WR10

Click here

Angela White FELLOW KCAI (CD* Ob* Beh*)

01427 753918

 

Yorkshire DN9

Click here

Karen Davies KCAI (CD Ob*)

 

 

Cleveland TS10  

 

Richard Edge KCAI (CD)

07590 406651  dog.trainer@sky.com West Yorkshire Click here

Barbara Short KCAI  (CD Ob* GCDS)

01883 347721

07713 711535

Barbara@colliecorner.co.uk Surrey  

Sam Perkins KCAI (CD GCDS)

07922 430047 prinske@virginmedia.com Scotland (Fife)  

Russell Becque KCAI (CD* Beh* Ob*)

023 9237 0909 russell@amcbt.com Hampshire, PO6  Click here

Marianne Van Gils KCAI (CD GCDS)

01424 774089/ 07790 465184 mariannevg@homecall.co.uk East Sussex, TN33  

Lynne Wagstaff KCAI (CD GCDS)

01253 349110/ 07793 866698 lynnewaggy@outlook.com Lancashire FY4 Click here

Frances Murtaugh KCAI (CD)

01542 880431 fmurtaugh@yahoo.com Morayshire, AB55  

Susan Weller KCAI (CD)

01243 830768 sweller47@btinternet.com West Sussex PO21  

Kate Hurcombe KCAI (CD)

07790 614 091 katehurcombe24@hotmail.com Hampshire, SO41 Click here

Estelle Vickery KCAI (CD)

01452 690492, 07796 965321 estelle@little-Paws.co.uk Gloucestershire, GL2 Click here

Eileen Ayling KCAI (CD* WG*)

 01243 543075  eileen.ayling@btinternet.com   

Chichester, PO18

 

Accredited in Behavioural Training (Beh)

         

Name

Telephone

Email

Location

  Website

David Campbell KCAI (Beh* CD* GCDS*)

01617 753051  

Cheshire M31

 

Shirin Merchant KCAI (CD* Beh*)

 

k9cancare@hotmail.com

India

 

Lisa Jackson KCAI (CD Beh)

01905 828398 

lisa@lisadogs.co.uk

Worcestershire WR5

 

Jane Hanshaw   KCAI (CD* Beh*)

0845 555 7770

dogtags@fsmail.net

North Yorkshire

 

Angela White FELLOW KCAI (CD* Ob* Beh*)

01427 753918

 

Yorkshire DN9

Click here

 

Russell Becque KCAI (CD* Beh* Ob*) 023 9237 0909 russell@amcbt.com Hampshire, PO6  Click here
Wendy Kruger KCAI (RR* Beh) 0300 303 9333 wendy.kruger@woodgreen.org.uk Cambridgeshire, PE28  

Accredited in Competitive Obedience (Ob)

   

Name

Telephone

Email

Location

 Website

Mary Owens KCAI (CD* Ob*)

00353 455 24250

mary.owens@eircom.net

County Kildare

 

Gina Pink KCAI (CD* HTM* Ob)

01420 257125 (before 9pm) 

busydogs@icloud.com

Hampshire GU35

Click here

Jane Wood KCAI (CD* Ob*)

01372 273054 

janethewood@msn.com

Surrey KT17

 

Ann Cook KCAI (CD* Ob GCDS*)

01737 246902 

athyrium@tiscali.co.uk

Surrey RH2

Click here

Di Morgan KCAI (CD* Ob GCDS*)

 

DiDonmorgan@aol.com

West Sussex  

 

Angela White FELLOW KCAI (CD* Ob* Beh*)

01427 753918

 

Yorkshire DN9

Click here

Karen Davies KCAI (CDOb*)

 

 

Cleveland TS10

 

Barbara Short KCAI  (CD Ob* GCDS)

01883 347721

07713 711535

Barbara@colliecorner.co.uk Surrey Click here
Di Martin KCAI (Ob*)

01344 645741

07941 523853

diane@click-2-heel.co.uk Berkshire Click here
Russell Becque KCAI (CD* Beh* Ob*) 023 9237 0909 russell@amcbt.com Hampshire, PO6  Click here
Shauna Wenzel KCAI (Ob*)    shauna.wenzel.sw@googlemail.com Augsburg, Germany  

Accredited in Good Citizen Dog Scheme (GCDS)

East Sussex, TN33

         

Name

Telephone

Email

Location

 

Christine Meaney KCAI (CD* GCDS*)

01617 757484

cmeaney11@aol.com

Cheshire M31 & WA3

 

David Campbell KCAI (Beh* CD* GCDS*)

01617 753051 

 

Cheshire M31

 

Susan Brown KCAI (CD* GCDS)

0151 608 6323 seb.they@btinternet.com

Merseyside

 
Melanie Heaps KCAI (CD GCDS) 01740 650290/ 07708600223  

County Durham DL17

 

Anne Rayner KCAI (CD GCDS)

 

arayner@btinternet.com

Devon  

 

Martha Brindley KCAI (CD GCDS)

01505 850532
07749 899178
marthabrindley@waitrose.com East Ayrshire KA3  

Linda Dewey KCAI (CD* GCDS)

01273 241008 l.dewey@ntlworld.co.uk

East Sussex

Click here
Margaret Crombie KCAI (CD) (GCDS)  01286 660672 margaretcrombie11@yahoo.com

Gwynedd LL54

 

Margaret Booth KCAI (CD* HTM* GCDS R)

01407 720057

 

Gwynedd LL65

 

Carole West KCAI (CD* GCDS* Ob) 

01428 723572

carols.west22@gmail.com

Hampshire GU30

 

Claire Bloomfield KCAI (CD GCDS)

 01992 619186

bloomers3@ntlworld.com

Essex CM5

 

Wanda Sooby KCAI (CD* GCDS)

01724 762317 

wanda@estrellana.co.uk

Lincolnshire DN21

 

Caroline Penistone KCAI (CD WG* GCDS) 01609 748861

castdogtraining@yahoo.co.uk

North Yorkshire DL7

Click here
Corinne Kennedy KCAI (GCDS CD) 01738 639490
07738 677935

enquiries@perthdogtraining.co.uk

Perth, Scotland PH1

Click here

Dave Deakin KCAI (CD GCDS*)

01785 780096

benefitdogs@btinternet.com

Staffordshire ST18

 

Yvonne Kelsall KCAI (CD* GCDS*)

01782 515667

 

Staffordshire ST8

Click here

Ann Cook KCAI (CD* Ob GCDS*)

01737 426902 

athyrium@tiscali.co.uk

Surrey RH2

Click here 

Wendy Schilling KCAI (GCDS) 0121 778 4377/ 07815 916795 wendy.schilling@tiscali.co.uk West Midlands B13 Click here

Di Morgan KCAI  (CD* Ob GCDS*)

  didonmorgan@aol.com West Sussex  
Barbara Short KCAI  (CD Ob* GCDS)

01883 347721

07713 711535

Barbara@colliecorner.co.uk Surrey Click here

Sam Perkins KCAI (CD GCDS)

07922 430047 prinske@virginmedia.com Scotland (Fife)  

William Anderson KCAI (CD, GCDS) 

01592 581581    Scotland (Fife)  
Kaye Littlehales KCAI (CD) (GCDS) 07747 798092 kayeclasses@btinternet.com Worcestershire WR10 Click here

Anne Weston-Mace KCAI (CD* GCDS*)

01981 540331    Herefordshire HR2  

Christine Deakin KCAI (CD GCDS*)

01785 780096 benefitdogs@btinternet.com Staffordshire ST18  

Marianne Van Gils KCAI (CD GCDS)

 

01424 774089/ 07790 465184 mariannevg@homecall.co.uk East Sussex, TN33  

Lynne Wagstaff KCAI (CD GCDS)

01253 349110/ 07793 866698 lynnewaggy@outlook.com Lancashire FY4 Click here
Tessa Halling KCAI (GCDS) 07922 430372 prohound@btinternet.com
Bedfordshire, MK41 Click here

 

Accredited in Working Gundog Training (WG)

         

Name

Telephone

Email

Location

 Website

Paul Rawlings KCAI (WG*)

01733 208529 

r7per@btinternet.com

Cambridgeshire PE7

 

Caroline Penistone KCAI (CD WG* GCDS) 01609 748861

castdogtraining@yahoo.co.uk

North Yorkshire DL7

Click here

Anthea Lawrence KCAI (WG*)

01938 556107 

anthea.lawrence@sky.com

Powys SY21

 

 Tania Stapley KCAI (WG*)

 01424 892076

 roytangundogs@btinternet.com

Sussex TN33

 

Lisa Harris KCAI (WG* CD FT)

  info@copsehilltraining.co.uk

Worcestershire WR12

Click here

Philippa Williams KCAI (CD* WG* FT) 07831 817309 dogs4lifeinfo@aol.com

North Yorkshire

YO41 1XU

 Click here

Eileen Ayling KCAI (CD* WG*)

01243 543075 eileen.ayling@btinternet.com Chichester, PO18  

Accredited in Heelwork to Music Training (HTM)

         

Name

Telephone

Email

Location

 Website

Annie Clayton KCAI (HTM* CD*)

01449 737624

anniec@greenbee.net

Suffolk IP14

 

Margaret Booth KCAI (CD* HTM* GCDS R)

01407 720057

Margaret.booth@btopenworld.com

Gwynedd LL65

 

Louise Ince, KCAI (HTM*)

01322 668 955/07956 989 707 louise@canineperformers.co.uk

Longfield DA3 (other areas available. Please contact for more information)

Click here

Gina Pink KCAI (CD* HTM* Ob)

01420 257125 (before 9pm) 

busydogs@icloud.com

Hampshire GU35

 Click here

Virginia Richardson KCAI (HTM*)

07767 350952

veethevet@gmail.com

Wiltshire BA15  

N

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Telephone

Email

Location

 

Annie Clayton KCAI (HTMA CDA)

01449 737624

anniec@greenbee.net

Suffolk IP14

 

Margaret Booth KCAI (CDA HTMA GCDS)

01407 720057

Margaret.booth@btopenworld.com

Gwynedd LL65

 

Gina Pink KCAI (HTMA Ob)

01420 257125 (before 9pm) 

 

Hampshire GU35

 

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Name

Telephone

Email

Location

 

Annie Clayton KCAI (HTMA CDA)

01449 737624

anniec@greenbee.net

Suffolk IP14

 

Margaret Booth KCAI (CDA HTMA GCDS)

01407 720057

Margaret.booth@btopenworld.com

Gwynedd LL65

 

Gina Pink KCAI (HTMA Ob)

01420 257125 (before 9pm) 

 

Hampshire GU35

 

Accredited in Non-Competitive Activities

         

Name

Telephone Email Location Website

Diane Jones KCAI (CD, NC/HTM)

01435 830265  berwickobedience@btinternet.com East Sussex Click here

Accredited in Competitive Agility Training (Ag)

         

Name

Telephone

Email

Location

  Website

Steve Croxford KCAI (Ag Specialist)

07787 556575

Steve.agility1st@gmail.com

Leicestershire LE103AP Click here
Christina Williams PhD KCAI (Ag*) 01603 872818/07765 458201

dougalandriot@yahoo.co.uk

Norfolk NR16 2LP Click here
Sue Hollobone KCAI (CD Ag) 01394 410051

soohol@tiscali.co.uk

Suffolk IP12 Click here

Accredited in Field Trials (FT)

         

Name

Telephone

Email

Location

  Website

Lisa Harris KCAI (WG* CD FT)

 

info@copsehilltraining.co.uk

Worcs WR12 Click here

Philippa Williams KCAI (CD* WG* FT)

 07831 817309

dogs4lifeinfo@aol.com

North Yorkshire

YO41 1XU

Click here

Accredited in Working Trials Training (WT)

         

Name

Telephone

Email

Location

 Website

Allyson Tohme KCAI (WT*)

01249 812699 /07748 112168

 allyson.tohme@dhl.com

Wiltshire

 

Raymond Jones KCAI (CD WT)

01159 328468

 

Derbyshire

 

Accredited in Working Lurcher and Sighthound Activities (WLSA)

         

Name

Telephone

Email

Location

 Website

Jackie Drakeford KCAI (CD WLSA*)

 

running_dog@btinternet.com

West Sussex  

 

Accredited for Ringcraft Training (RC)

         

Name

 Telephone

Email

Location

Website

   

 

   

Accredited in Rescue and Rehoming (RR)

         

Name

Telephone

Email

Location

Website

Ali Fell KCAI (RR*)

07828 237489

 

East Sussex

 

Jenny Brown KCAI (RR*) 

07882 157353 jennyflower12345@aol.com Surrey  
Helen Stone KCAI (RR*)  07946 195925 info@oakwooddogs.co.uk South London Click here

Vicki Milner KCAI (RR*)

07813 123315 v.milner@battersea.org.uk Battersea (Brandshatch and London)  

Wendy Kruger KCAI (RR* Beh)

0300 303 9333 wendy.kruger@woodgreen.org.uk Cambridgeshire, PE28  

Accredited in Assistance Dogs (AD) 

         

Name

Telephone

Email

Location

  Website

Helen Harper (KCAI CD AD)

07507 782730 

hharp@hotmail.co.uk

East Yorkshire

 

         

Accredited in Rally Training (R)

         

Name

Telephone

Email

Location

 Website

Julie Barrett KCAI (R*)

01253 292223

 

Julie@fitdogs.ltd.uk

Blackpool, Lancashire

www.fitdogs.ltd.uk

Sarah Bartlett, KCAI (CD R)

01386 861 489/07841 843 675

sarah@houndhelpers.co.uk

Worcestershire WR10 www.houndhelpers.co.uk

Margaret Booth KCAI (CD* HTM* GCDS R)

01407 720057

Margaret.booth@btopenworld.com

Gwynedd LL65

 

 

01424 774089/ 07790 465184

01253 349110/ 07793 866698