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Chris Norman Qualified in Animal Care and has previous experience working for Wood Green Animal Shelter in Godmanchester. Chris has a natural ability with animals, with his calm approach he is able to win over even the most difficult of animals. Chris has grown up with a variety of animals including German Shepherd Cross, Bull Terrier Cross, Irish Wolf Hound, English Bull Terrier, Tortoises, Parrot, Canary, Rabbits, Guinea pigs, Terrapins, Tropical and Cold Water Fish and a Jackdaw.

Stella Norman Qualified in Cat and Dog Grooming. Hygiene, Human Nutrition and Food Legislation. Has previous experience working in the food industry auditing quality and food safety. Using her management experience and training in achieving high standards of quality she has applied this to the setting up and running of the Kennels and Cattery. Stella has grown up on an organic small holding where she developed her passion for animals and cared for Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Guinea Fowl, Peacocks, Turkeys, Cows, Pigs, Goat, Sheep, Border Collie, Cats, Guinea Pigs and her own Pony.

Currently Chris and Stella have Fin the Pyrenean Mountain Dog, Freya the Great Dane, Kitty the British Shorthair and Charlie the Parrot. Chris and Stella also have three children ; Charlotte (now studying Veterinary Medicine at the University of Liverpool), Andrew (Studying outdoor adventure) and Thomas.  Previously the family have had a German Shepherd, two Great Danes, Guinea pigs, Geese, Chickens,Guinea fowl, Turkeys, Sheep, Hamsters, a Snake, Tropical and cold water fish.

Kath has extensive experience with horses and dogs. Kath has previously worked in grooming and has helped the family with showing their Rough Collies. Kath has also worked in the care industry and brings with her a depth of knowledge on the administration and control of medication. Kath currently has two dogs Dizzy and Elsa (ex-rescue) and a gerbil called fidget. Kath has previously owned cats, horses, rabbits, guinea pigs and budgies.   

Jenny started work for us many years ago at weekends. She has since gone on to complete her A levels and go to university. During her holidays she comes back to us and supports our busy periods. Jenny has a labrador and border collie at home and is an active participant in dog agility events.   

Thomas and FudgeRosie with Maggie

Sammy gained her NVQ in Animal Care at Kendal Collge and then went on to work at South Lakes Safari Zoo. She has worked with birds including Parrots, Kagaroos, Reptiles, Rabbits, Hedgehogs and Huskies at Muncaster Castle. Sammy has two Jack Russell Terriers and a yellow bellied terrapin at home.  Sammy is a full time member of the team and has recently been promoted to Kennel Supervisor. 

Erin started working weekends for us after doing work experinece. She has rescued a lurcher from us called Layla. Erin is still studying through the week and enjoying her love of animals with us at weekends.   

Andrew is Chris and Stella's eldest son and has grown up with the kennels including nursing puppies who have lost their mum as well as caring for anything from pet lambs to recovering parrots. Andrew is working with the team on a part time basis and is also doing work experience at a local primary school. He has accepted a place at Edge Hill University to become a primary school teacher, where he starts in September.   

Becca gained her NVQ level 2 in Animal Care and started her NVQ level 3. She had done voluntary work with us for many months, before gaining a full time positoin with us. At home she has a cocker spaniel named Tilly, Leo the Bengal cat, Jerry the dwarf hamster and some tropical fish. 

Thomas has recently had offers from Veterinary Universities where he will be starting as an undergraduate in September. Thomas came to us for work experience and has stayed as a full time member of staff until he goes on to become a vet. As part of his preparation for his career in veterinary he has had experience in a wide variety of work experience incuding Vets, Farms and Stables. Thomas has a border terrier called Billy at home. 

Rosie has worked in Thailand at a rescue home for street dogs. She has travelled extensively and been involved with horses in South Africa and elephants in Thailand, Monkeys and birds in Costa Rica and Kagaroos in Australia. At home Rosie has Winnie the Staffordshire Bull Terrier and Colin the cat.