Meet the Team:
Luci grew up in Derbyshire with border collies and has always had a passion for dogs and their well being. Whilst having a successful career in the TV industry, she began studying canine behaviour in her spare time, taking courses and attending seminars with the IMDT (Institute of Modern Dog Trainers) of which Luci has been a Full Member for several years. Luci holds a Diploma in Canine Behaviour & Psychology, is an accredited instructor of The Real Dog Yoga, and holds a OCN Level III 'Principles of Dog Training And Behaviour' qualification. Luci has undertaken many additional courses, from puppies to scent detection work to aggression and rehabilitation. She completed a 2016 Mentorship with the IMDT working with Chairman and best selling author Steve Mann in 2016. Luci is passionate about creating positive and charitable change for dogs, and has a particular interest in reactivity, guarding, and scent work. Luci enjoys running dog Motown and planning her next adventure holiday.
Pierre hails from Jo'burg, South Africa, where he grew up with rescue bull breeds, learning about rehab and rescue with his best doggy chum, Buddy. Pierre set up The Barkley, a successful local Dog Hotel & Day Care business which he opened in 2014, following on from a career in print design. Pierre is passionate about having a positive and fun relationship with your four legged friends. He trains dogs using positive reinforcement and likes teaching all dogs new tricks. Pierre has taken courses in practical dog training, and tracking with the IMDT and has attended various canine behaviour seminars. When he's not looking after his daughter, dogs, chickens and horses, he likes to be in the garden tending to his vegetable patch.