About our Dog Trainers and Behaviourists
Your best friend is in good hands.
All of our training is delivered by our highly qualified and experienced dog trainers and behaviourists.
Meet the team: Here are a few of our current trainers and behaviourists…
Maddy - Assistant Manager - Dog Trainer & Behaviourist
Maddy is our Assistant Manager at Rags and Bert’s, and also one of our highly qualified Dog Trainers and Behaviourists with a Bsc (Hons) Degree in Applied Animal Behaviour and Training.
National Diploma qualified in Animal Management with extensive experience managing animal boarding and day care facilities including The Dog Tub Boarding Kennels and Cattery and the Boarding Kennels and Cattery Hertfordshire, Maddy is on-hand to ensure the efficient running of Rags and Bert’s with the welfare of all our dogs being the number one priority.
Maddy is NPTC Veterinary certified and licenced in the administration, storage, safe use and handling of medicine.
With a natural affinity with dogs, Maddy has extensive hands-on experience caring for, handling and training dogs in numerous roles including work at the Dogs Trust, Manchester. She is adept in the behavioural assessment of dogs, designing and implementing comprehensive training programmes and providing practical advice on behavioural issues.
Maddy designs and runs many of the group and individual training courses at Rags and Bert’s.
Graham - Dog Trainer & Behaviourist
Graham Everitt brings many years of knowledge and professionalism to Rags & Bert's. Graham is a Member of the British Institute of Professional Dog Trainers, having achieved the grade of Advanced Instructor.
Graham is Kennel Club Approved to judge the Kennel Club Good Citizens Dog Scheme at Bronze, Silver and Gold levels, he has also in the past assessed candidates who wish to become judges for the Kennel Club Good Citizens Scheme at all levels.
Graham is an Agility Club Approved Agility Instructor, the Agility Club is the UK's foremost and officially recognised agility training body. He has also has passed the Kennel Club Examination for the Requirements of an Agility judge and Obedience Judge.
Graham is a successful dog handler who has regularly competed at Crufts, a former member of the committee of the Border Collie Club of Great Britain and a former member of The Agility Club. In addition to his training activities and interests, Graham is also a qualified and experienced canine behaviourist and has extensive knowledge of dog breeding and rearing for working, show and companionship.
All of our Dog Trainers and Behaviourists are Canine First Aid and CPR Trained.