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About Us

 Who is behind Happy Hounds?
Let me introduce myself.
My name is Jenny Sandiford.
I live in Corbridge with my partner and my Labrador Moona.

I got my first dog at 12 years old and he was a big
Rhodesian Ridgeback called Leo.

At college i studied countryside management then went on to be falconer for 7 years, training the public to handle and fly birds of prey.

I set up Happy Hounds in 2007, i set the business up to spend more time with my dog at the time Kira as i hated leaving her.

I started to studying dog training in 2012 and qualified as a member of the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers (IMDT) in 2014. The founder of the IMDT is Steve Mann the writer of best selling puppy book Easy Peasy Puppy Squeezy.

I have worked with hundreds of dogs and owners.
I travelled thousands of miles round the country to listen to different trainers to learn more about dogs. Now i learn online.
After having an established walking business for over 15 years i have moved my focus is now just on the training dogs.

My training specialty is helping dogs with excess behaviour become calmer, more chilled pets that you can walk anywhere. 
Also creating puppies into what you would like them to be, calm, confident and attentive. 
The business is called Happy Hounds because i want to make more dogs happy, 16 years on we are still on that mission!


Myself and Moona, my trusty assistant.

Jenny with group of dog walking dogs

Setting up a signature pack photo

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