About us

Jackie and Alan Gardner

Jackie and Alan have been training dogs for over 30 years and have competed in both Obedience and Agility Competitions. Between them they have owned and trained over 13 Grade 7 (Championship) dogs, including Agility Champion TouchanGo Again Girl (Jude). They have competed at all levels with dogs of all sizes Small, Medium and Large.

 

Competitive Highlights

Jude Gardner agility world championships

As well as winning numerous National Finals, including Crufts and Olympia, they have both competed for 'Team GB' at World Championship and European Open level, achieving a 3rd (Large team overall), 2nd (Medium team overall) and 3rd (Medium team agility) to date.

 

Training Philosophy

 

Positive reinforcement tuggy toyWith their positive dog training methods Jackie and Alan believe that enjoyment and fun should be at the heart of dog training and competition.

Always looking to push the boundaries to compete at the highest levels, they combine experience with an openness to learn about new training theories and practices.

They also use the skills they have learned from Sports Psychology  and Sports Coaching Courses to  keep  up to date with modern teaching ideas.

 

Vetspec mobility for smartpaws agility dogs

Our Sponsors

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Since 2008 we have been sponsored by Vetspec Joint Mobility. Originally recommended by our vet as an aid to both active and retired agility dogs, we choose Petspec as It is specially formulated by experienced nutritionists with proven ingredients including glucosamine, MSM, chondroitin and anti-oxidants. It is supplied as a concentrated powder which is simple to add to our dogs daily food.