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Team Members

We currently work alongside 6 trainers. Each has differing experience, skills, and interests. Our vision is to create a venue offering a wide variety of training with something for everyone. Take a look below to find out more about us...

Vickie Appleton

Vickie Appleton

Vickie is a qualified Pro Dog Trainer, has trained with the APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers) and is continually learning something new because she likes to broaden her knowledge and finds the challenge of teaching dogs to an ‘excellence’ standard fascinating.
She has a particular interest in training dogs for competition, in creating fulfilling and harmonious relationships between dog and handler and in helping to solve specific training niggles.

Please see the Class Timetable section on this website for details of Vickie's classes. Vickie also offers 1-2-1 training in the enclosed field at Peacehaven Dog; her 1-2-1 training starts at £40 per session.

Contact: vickie.appleton@btinternet.com

Emma Elliot

Emma Elliot

Emma is studying canine behaviour, she has also completed a dog first aid course and has undertaken several courses with Absolute Dogs. Emma has a keen interest in puppies and is currently running 2 puppy classes as well as an adolescent class.
Emma uses modern, scientifically proven, kind, and effective methods that turn training into a fun game for you and your dog!
Please see the Class Timetable section on this website for details of Emma's classes. Emma also offers 1-2-1 training either in your home, here at Peacehaven Dog, or at other agreed locations; her 1-2-1 training starts at £40 (plus travel) per session.
Please contact Emma: littlepicklespuppypreschool@yahoo.com

Laura Gault

Laura Gault

Laura is qualified in canine behaviour and is registered with both the Association of Pet Dog Trainers and the COAPE Association of Applied Pet Behaviourists & Trainers.
She has over 15 years rescue experience, having worked for the RSPCA, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home and Dogs Trust. Laura specialises in early life puppy training, helping rescue dogs and dogs who have dog reactivity problems.
She believes in approaching training and behaviour modification using kind, compassionate reward-based training; great training lies in having a strong, fun relationship between the dog and owner.
She runs regular puppy and adolescent classes as well as scent work classes and workshops, in addition to offering 121 puppy, training and behaviour programmes.
Please see the Class Timetable section on this website for details of Laura's classes; her 1-2-1 training packages start at £200.
Contact: info@valhalladogbehaviour.co.uk

Izzy Oborne

Izzy Oborne

Izzy has been running agility classes for many years and her sessions have proved to be very popular and great fun! She now also offers classes in Canine Hoopers.

Contact: southdownsdogs@gmail.com

Misha Babinska-Read

Misha Babinska-Read

Misha offers online training to resolve separation anxiety and noise sensitivities.
Misha’s passion lies with spaniels! Misha believes when training a dog, a breed specific mental stimulation must be at a centre of any training plan.
Contact: info@hudsonstailsandtrails.co.uk

Jane Hylands

Jane Hylands

Jane fell in love with the sport of Mantrailing when her Welsh Sheepdog Merlin retired from Flyball. She particularly loves that reactive or disabled dogs can join in. Jane qualified as a Mantrailing Instructor in September 2021 and has been training handlers and their dogs since then. Jane has been working in the Eastbourne area and is looking forward to bringing the wonderful sport of Mantrailing to Peacehaven too.

Please see the Class Timetable section on this website for details of Jane's classes.

Contact:
1066mantrailing@gmail.com

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