Award Winning Residential Dog Training in the UK

Home boarding. No Kennels. Positive Training. Experienced Trainers.


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Company Director & Head Training Consultant

Jenny founded Adolescent Dogs in 2006 and is one of the Company Directors. To date, she has helped to train over 8,000 dogs and their owners.  

Jenny has been assessed by the British Institute of Professional Dog Trainers and passed her 2nd Grade.  She is also an approved member of the Guild of Dog Trainers (GODT) as a Master Trainer, holds membership with the Professional Association of Applied Canine Trainers, a member of the Pet Professional Guild for Force Free Dog Trainers and is a Doig Training College Approved Instructor.

Jenny lives with her partner Mike, 7 dogs and 2 children (6yr and 3 yr) in rural Ewhurst with over an acre of land to train on, backing onto Polo fields - which offer hundreds more acres. She can take dogs to the beaches in Worthing and also busy walking spots in the Surrey Hills. Her own dogs include a Rottweiler, an elderly Staffordshire Bull Terrier, 2 Pugs, 2 Chinese Crested and a Mini Xoloitzcuintli (Mexican Hairless). Jenny also owns 2 dog savvy cats, a Sphynx and a Savannah. Jenny & Mike only use modern, reward based training methods.

Background Qualifications, Online Courses, Webinars, Seminars & Experience 

  • DTC AI - Dog Training College Approved Instructor - 2019
  • Pro Dog Trainer Certified 2018
  • Member of the Guild of Dog Trainers (GODT Master Trainer)
  • Member of the Professional Association of Applied Canine Trainers (PAACT 161) 
  • Attended a BIPDT COURSE and obtained a Certificate in Basic Instructional Techniques (British Institute of Professional Dog Trainers) and passed 2nd Grade 
  • Full member of the Pet Professional Guild - the association for force free pet professionals
  • Advanced Diploma in Companion Animal Behaviour and Training - DipCABT (COAPE)
  • Brenda Aloff Academy online - 2017
  • Toni Shelbourne - Canine Compulsive Disorders - Crash Course  2019
  • Toni Shelbourne - Help My Dog Doesn't Travel Well - Crash Course 2019
  • Alex Way - Stop Dogs Pulling - The Tellington TTouch Way - Crash Course 2019
  • Lauren Watts - Understanding Puppy Socialisation - Crash Course 2019
  • Absolute Dogs - Dog to dog reactivity webinar - 2019
  • Absolute Dogs - Noisy by nice webinar - 2019
  • ​Absolute Dogs - PROactive puppy webinar - 2019
  • Absolute Dogs - Super Trainer Live webinar 2019
  • Absolute Dogs - Game Changer Live recorded seminar 2019
  • Absolute Dogs - Naughty But Nice Live recorded seminar - 2019
  • Chirag Patel - Expanding your force free dog training toolkit webinar - 2018
  • Kathy Sdao - My dog isn't food motivated webinar - 2018
  • Kathy Sdao - Leash Aggression Webinar - 2017
  • Sirius Dog Training Academy - Treatment & Prevention of Dog Aggression webinar
  • Sirius Dog Training Academy - Growl Classes webinar - A Workshop Demo for Reactive Dogs
  • Sirius Dog Training Academy - Crucial Concepts in Dog Training & Behaviour webinar
  • Sirius Dog Training Academy - Dr Ian Dunbar - Puppy Training Classes & Adult Dog Training
  • Northern Centre for Canine Behaviour - John Rogerson - Attended 21 Day Course - Advanced Dog Training & Behaviour Practical Course
  • Northern Centre for Canine Behaviour - John Rogerson - Attended Canine Aggression Seminar x 2
  • Northern Centre for Canine Behaviour - John Rogerson - Attended Dog Training, Instructing and Handling Certificate - Practical course
  • Northern Centre for Canine Behaviour - John Rogerson - Attended Practical Ultimate Recall Course
  • Dr Roger Abrantes - Brave New World of Dog Training - Attended Science with a brain and a heart - Seminar
  • Attended ​Possession Aggression seminar with Pam Mackinnon. 
  • Michael Ellis - Engagement Skills webinar
  • Michael Ellis - The Power of Using Play in Training webinar
  • Michael Ellis - The Power of Using Food in Training webinar
  • Michael Ellis - Advanced Concepts in Motivation webinar
  • Michael Ellis - Heelers Toolbox webinar
  • ​Attended Geert De Bolster Dog Aggression Seminar
  • NASDU Safe Handling Techniques Certificate (National Association of Security Dog Users)
  • Volunteer member of Berkshire Search and Rescue Dogs Level 1 dog handler, airscent

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