Mike Newland, MGODT, PPG
Company Director & Head Behavioural Consultant
Mike runs Adolescent Dogs with his partner Jenny Trigg and is the Head Instructor and Behavioural Consultant for the company.
Lila Zachwatowicz - Advanced Senior Instructor. Farnborough, Hampshire.
Lila been working with the team as an Advanced Senior Instructor for 2 years and has over 10 years of experience training dogs. She has 1 Border Collie of her own and is a real breed enthusiast. Lila also has access to horses, so can provide training in this area.
At the moment she mostly competes in Agility but has also competed in Dog Frisbee and Competitive Obedience.
Andrea Psotova Advanced Junior Instructor, Pulborough, West Sussex
Andrea has recently joined the team as an Advanced Junior Instructor. She has over 4 years experience training dogs and has been teaching classes in Prague. Her own dog Connie has competed in the top level of obedience, achieving 3rd place and she specialises in competition tracking.
Naomi White Advanced Junior Instructor, Guildford, Surrey
Naomi has recently joined the team and was quickly promoted to Advanced Junior Instructor. She has recently completed a Degree in Animal Behaviour & Welfare, and has fostered and trained dogs for Canine Partners for over 8 years.
She provides training in a quiet home with 1 dog of her own, a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
Libby Trigg Advanced Senior Instructor. Guildford, Surrey.
Libby has trained alongside Jenny and Mike for the past 6 years and is a valued member of the team.
She specialises in training small to medium sized dogs in our residential training programmes and has a 100% success and feedback rate from clients.
Emma Riedlinger Advanced Senior Instructor, Twickenham, London
Emma has recently joined our team as an Advanced Senior Instructor. She has over 3 years of experience working with a variety of breeds of dogs. She has experience training her own dogs in competitive sports such as agility, schutzhund, Frisbee & Trick training. She provides realistic training in a quiet home environment. Emma also has access to horses, so can provide training in this area..
Katie Brown Advanced Junior Instructor, Guildford, Surrey
Katie is one of our Advanced Junior Instructors and is a valued member of the team. She specialises in working with small to medium breeds of dog and gets lots of 5 star reviews. She's recently completed a Diploma in Animal Psychology and an Extended Diploma in Animal Management
Katie offers a quiet family environment with 3 dogs of her own, an older Labrador, a Basset Hound mix and a Pug.
When you call us, you'll get to speak directly to either Libby or Natalie, our Advanced Senior Trainers. This ensures you get expert, honest advice on the best training solution for your dog.
If you email us, you'll get to communicate directly with either Verity and Lyn, our Administration Team, or Jenny, the Company Director.
Meet the team
Adolescent Dogs was founded in 2006 by Jenny Trigg - she now runs the company alongside her partner Mike Newland and their team of 15 instructors who have collectively helped to train over 9,000 dogs.
All of the training is based on modern, positive, reward based methods, with emphasis on building a good relationship with your dog. The team have over 60 years experience between them, sharing years of knowledge and expertise to get the very best results from every single dog who stays with us for training. Our trainers are fully insured and home checked for your peace of mind.
Lyn Newland, GODT - Advanced Senior Instructor. Worthing, West Sussex.
Lyn has trained intensively alongside Jenny and Mike for the past 4 years and is a valued member of the team.
Lyn offers a quiet family home environment for all dogs who come to stay with her.
Natalie Rumbold - Advanced Senior Instructor. Wareham, Dorset.
Natalie is an Advanced Senior Instructor and a valued member of the team. She owns 2 Belgian Shepherds, both of whom are trained to a high level and 2 Miniature Dachshunds. This has enabled her to get excellent results with even the most challenging of dogs. Natalie offers training in a busy family environment. Natalie also has access to horses, so can provide training in this area.
Meet the admin team
Leading Specialists of Residential Dog Training in the UK
Call 0203 105 5527, or Freephone 0800 222 9007 - Mon to Sat 10am to 9pm
Jolene Coates Senior Instructor, Cambridge
Jolene has just joined our team as a Senior Trainer.
She is based in Cambridge and has been training dogs for 12 years, has a HNC in dog behaviour and training and is a member of the Kennel Club Accreditation Scheme and the Tellington Touch Guild. Jolene also runs her own pet dog training and agility.
Jenny Trigg, DipCABT, MGODT, PAACT, PPG
Jenny founded Adolescent Dogs in 2006 and is one of the head instructors at the club. To date, she has helped to train over 8,000 dogs and their owners.
Meet the trainers
Verity Escott Advanced Senior Instructor. Worthing, West Sussex.
Verity is one of our Advanced Senior Instructors and is a valued member of the team. Verity has a wealth of experience working with a variety of breeds and gets excellent results. She provides realistic training in a quiet family orientated home environment.
Rebecca Trotman Trainee, Godalming, Surrey
Rebecca has recently joined our team as a Trainee Instructor and is currently developing her career as a dog trainer after running a successful dog boarding & walking business.
She has 1 dog of her own, a 6 year old Hungarian Vizsla, and offers training in her family home with 2 children (7 & 10)
Ola Kordas Senior Trainer, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Ola has just joined our team as a Senior Instructor and is based in Shrewsbury.
She has over 14 years experience training dogs and successfully competes to the highest level in agility with her own Border Collies. She also runs her own agility classes, workshops and events. Ola also has access to horses, cattle and sheep for additional training.
Petra Uhrova - Advanced Senior Instructor. Redhill, Surrey
Petra has been training alongside Jenny & Mike for over 4 years and is a valued member of the team. She has experience working with a variety of breeds, and gets excellent results with challenging dogs as well as puppies. She also owns her own dog, a Boxer called Phoebe.
Sam Carrington-West - Senior Instructor. Fleet, Hampshire
Sam has worked alongside Jenny and Mike for the past 5 years and is a valued member of the team. She has a wealth of experience working with a variety of breeds and is able to provide realistic training in a busy family environment.
Sarah Coombe, GODT Senior Instructor. Guildford.
Sarah has worked alongside Adolescent Dogs for over 5 years and has access to over 100 acres of private woodland. She offers a rare opportunity for friendly dog socialisation via her dog walking company and has experience training a variety of breeds.
Call 0203 105 5527, or Freephone 0800 222 9007 . Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note, our trainer who takes calls is also out training dogs, so please leave a message
We are based in Surrey, Hampshire, London, Sussex, Dorset, Shrewsbury and Cambridge