Meet the team
Owner & Head Dog Trainer
Panos has over 20 years of professional experience working with dogs and their owners. He spent several years in Italy training working dogs including search and rescue, assistance dogs, and pet therapy. He also owned and ran a dog training school and kennels specialising in training family pets as well as guard and police dogs.
Furchild: Nellie; German Shepard and our Assistant Dog Trainer
Top dog-friendly hangout: Dogstories Daycare
Best doggy holiday: Anywhere Nellie and I can go fishing together
Favourite doggy game: Playing with the water hose
Top dog training tip: Every dog is different and requires a unique approach to training and stimulation to achieve the best outcomes. Never stop trying to find what works for you and your dog.
Daniel Biesheuvel Strand
Dog Day Care Manager and Trainer
Daniel owns three rescue dogs and runs the day to day aspects of our daycare school.
Furchildren: Peggy & Lexie; Podenco Andaluz and Wick; Podenco Canario
Top dog-friendly hangout: The Hand in Hand, Wimbledon Common
Best doggy holiday: The Lake District
Favourite doggy game: Playing postman doing deliveries
Top dog training tip: Never give up and ask for advice and tips if you are not getting the results you want.
Dog Daycare Counsellor
Sandra recommends being positive and making dog training fun.
Furchild: Sam, a Sheltie, Papillon and Japanese Spitz crossbreed
Top dog-friendly hangout: Wimbledon Common
Best doggy holiday: Anywhere in nature where the dogs can run free
Favourite doggy game: Reverse fetch devised by Sam. She drops ball by our feet, then we all walk on further, and then we ask Sam to return to retrieve the ball, and repeat
Top dog training tip: Stay positive and have fun!
Dog Daycare Counsellor
Leah makes fetch the best recall training.
Furchild: Scampi, a Maltichion
Top dog-friendly hangout: Ruislip Lido
Best doggy holiday: Anywhere as long as there are snacks!
Favourite doggy game: Fetch
Top dog training tip: Make it fun for both you and your dog thats how you best attain your goals.
Sara Biesheuvel Strand
With three dogs Sara has learnt that patience is important
Furchildren: Peggy, Lexie & Wick, three rescue podencos
Top dog-friendly hangout: Hand in Hand by Wimbledon Common
Best doggy holiday: Lake District - amazing walks for both dogs and humans
Favourite doggy game: Tug of war
Top dog training tip: Patience is essential when working with your dog.
CEO & Head Dachshund
Bolly is responsible for ensuring that no ball is left un-thrown by our team as well as organising and commentating on doggy games.
Assistant Dog Trainer
Nellie helps Panos with training, socialising and of course making sure that the water hose is always on in order for everyone to be able to play with it.