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Sarah Coombe,MGODT

Advanced Senior Trainer Guildford, Surrey


Sarah has worked alongside Adolescent Dogs for over 9 years and is a member of the Guild of Dog Trainers.


Sarah offers an amazing setup for social opportunities via residential training. She runs her own dog walking company and has access to over 100 acres of private land. So whether you have a new puppy or an older dog who needs to improve their social skills, this is a great opportunity.   


Sarah works closely with many rescue centre to help with their rehabilitation, and specialises in working with English Bull Terriers.  She owns several of her own dogs, many are rescue and foster English Bull Terriers too, so you could say she is our resident expert on the breed!

Sarah keeps herself up to date with modern reward based training methods, regularly attending seminars with some of the most renowned behaviourists in the world. She only takes in 1 to 2 dogs for training at any one time, so is able to offer a more personal and exclusive training service.


She has access to a mixture of friendly dogs for socialisation, the Surrey Hills for walks, the busy town centre and often takes dogs to the pub, cafe or shops for additional training. Sarah also loves taking the dogs to the beach for day trips

Background Qualifications, Online Courses, Webinars, Seminars & Experience 

  • Adolescent Dogs Instructor Certificate - Advanced Senior

  • ​Member of the Guild of Dog Trainers, Master Trainer (MGODT)

  • Absolute Bull Terrier volunteer - training and rehabilitating rescue dogs - 2019

  • Arundawn Dog Rescue Volunteer - training & rehabilitating rescue dogs 2019

  • Dog First Aid Course - 2020

  • Training Day with Chirag Patel - 2020

  • Monthly Training with Kamal Fernandez - 2020

  • Sarah Fisher - Rethinking Trigger Stacking Webinar - 2020

  • UK Sniffer Dogs Bronze Seminar with Mike Newland - 2019

  • Kamal Fernandez - 1 Day Practical Training Seminar on Dog Training & Behaviour - 2019

  • Kamal Fernandez - Reactivity, dispelling the myths Seminar - 2019

  • Woof 2019 - The Animal Behaviour & Training Conference 

  • Behaviour Adjustment Training (BAT) - Attended  Empowered Socialisation - Intensive Growly Dog - 2018 

  • ​Attended Victoria Stillwell ‘what to do when’ 2018

  • ​Attended National Dog Behaviour Conference 2018 

  • ​Attended Brenda Aloff - Get Connected 

  • ​Attended Chirag Patel - Teaching with Head and Heart: Empowering Learners seminar - 2018

  • ​Attended IMDT - Institute of Modern Dog Trainers - Dog to Human Aggression seminar 2018

  • ​Attended Chirag Patel - Understanding, managing and modifying aggressive behaviour in dogs seminar 2018

  • ​Attended Chirag Patel - Expanding your force free dog training tool kit seminar - 2018

  • ​​Attended Dr Nicholas Dodman seminar - The Well Adjusted Dog

  • ​​Attended Victoria Stillwell - National Dog Bite Prevention seminar

  • ​Attended Victoria Stillwell - National Dog Bite Conference

  • Dr Ian Dunbar - Growl Classes Webinar

  • Dr Ian Dunbar - Treatment and prevention of dog agession: biting and fighting

  • ​Attended Sarah Fisher - T-Touch Seminar

  • ​Attended David Ryan - Dogs that fight and bite seminar

  • ​Attended Brave Pet Academy -  Stop fear of fireworks and loud noises

  • Dr Ian Dunbar - How to train a puppy webinar

  • Dr Ian Dunbar Science based dog training (with feeling) webinar

  • Mike McDaniels - Advance K9 training

  • ​Attended Craig Ogilvie - Interactive play skills seminar

  • National Dog Bite Conference 2014: 
    Chirag Patel: Preventing, managing and modifying aggressive behaviour in dogs ​
    Jim Crosby: fatal dog bite investigations, working with the worst
    Sarah fisher: the forward thinking approach to training, handling and rehabilitation
    Trevor cooper,  new changes in DDA, will this prevent or merely punish?
    Victoria Stillwell: Teaching kids to be K9 safe and smart

  • The inner dog and what is aggression


Watch videos of dogs trained by Sarah below

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