Mandy is our Gundog Club Instructor in Surrey, Guildford, and trains people and their dogs for the Gundog Club foundation grades (grades 1 – 3). Mandy is an approved Gundog Club force free trainer.
Mandy and her dogs
Mandy has owned and worked gundogs for more than 15 years and currently has 3 Labradors, Pip, Rhu and Fig, and two Working Cocker Spaniels, Edie and Kiwi. Mandy works her dogs as part of picking up teams on shoots in Surrey.
A key aim of Mandy’s teaching is to help handlers understand their dogs, creating a trusting bond using science-based, force free positive training methods.
Mandy has worked her dogs on small and large shoots. She has started entering working tests with her dog, and is a Working Test Secretary for a local Club.
Mandy specialises in retriever and hunting retriever training but has also successfully trained with HPRs.
Mandy offers weekly group puppy, adolescent, Retriever and Spaniel gundog classes. She also offers 1:1 training and specialised workshops in her local area area.
Mandy’s classes cater for those who are keen to work in the field or those who simply want their dog to enjoy the structure and stimulation of the discipline for which they were bred. All breeds are welcome.
Qualifications and other accreditations
In addition to her Gundog Club accreditation, Mandy is a registered animal training instructor with the ABTC. She works hard maintaining her CPD and invests in keeping her knowledge and skills up to date.