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Sarah Roper(Was BArltett)

Founder, Dog Training Instructor, Author

Animal Behaviour and Training Council Animal Training Instructor

The Canine Behaviour and Training Society Dog Training Instructor

Qualified International Dog Training Instructor 

Kennel Club Accredited Instructor in Companion Dog and KC Rally

Published Author - Another Pup? Puppy Prepared?  & The Complete PupStar Guide 

Harringtons Training Content Provider 

KC Rally Judge all levels

GCDS Assessor All Levels

Canine First Responder Instructor

Evesham Journal Dog Training Columnist

Edition Dog Magazine Columnist

The Mirror featured Dog Training Expert


I have a family of three dogs. My gang keep me busy in my limited spare time with training, walking, competing in Breed shows, Rally Obedience & Obreedience. 

I also have a Fell pony called Billy, and a parrotlet named Larry.


I am extremely passionate about providing the best possible care for your pets and treat all pets

as my own.

I am here to help you learn from your dogs too, as I'm sure you know its usually the owners who need the training and not the dogs!


I am always constantly learning more and regularly update my skills by attending various training courses. 


If ever a trainer tells you they know everything, they are lying. Dogs are complicated emotional animals and until they can speak our language, I'm sure we will always be finding new things about them.


Most issues with dogs stem from a lack of, or a strain on the all important bond between you and them, and it's simply formulating a strategy to help you get a better bond than ever before.


Our Lifestyles have evolved much faster than dogs have in recent decades. Various methods I have picked up along the way will help them cope with modern human life.


Give me a call or preferably drop me an email if you would like to talk about your pet


Lisa Looker

Hikes Team Manager

Hound Hiker & Canine Enrichment Officer
(Pershore, Charlton & Fladbury areas)

I am a country gal who has had dogs and horses for as long as I can remember. We currently have hens, a guinea pig, two cats and my beloved working cocker spaniel, Loxley.
Most of my spare time is spent walking over Bredon Hill, jogging/canicross with my dog and I have become slightly addicted to agility training and competing with him too!


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Ellie Chapman

Hound Hiker, Pet Sitter & Canine Enrichment Officer 

(Evesham, Hampton, Lenches & Charlton)

I’ve loved all animals, especially dogs, for as long as I can remember, I currently have one of my own plus two cats. 

I already had previous professional dog walking experience before joining HH and I’m excited to be part of the team and work with dogs again! 

In my spare time, I love to do various arts and crafts such as crochet, digital art and photography. 

Many  courses scheduled as part of my professional development with Hound Helpers 

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Debbie Toby

Trainer & Admin Wiz

Occasional Senior Hound Hiker & Canine Enrichment Officer 

(Evesham & Offenham)

I have been working with HH for over five years now, in various roles. I used to assist in grooming and also specialise in puppy visits and smaller group walks. I a standard poodle girl called Bella and a lovely moggy at home. I have been training to be a trainer for many years now and enjoy building on my knowledge. 

Having been a senior nursing Sister for most of my life I am really enjoying applying my natural caring skills to the dogs in my care. 

At the end of 2018 I stepped away from Hikes due to my health. However I do still step in on occasion when needed.  

I  really enjoying assisting Sarah in the Classes and Workshops that we run, my favourite being the Reactive Rover course, as I too have had a reactive dog in the past so it's great to help others in their journeys to success through this. 

Courses completed whilst with Hound Helpers  Ltd:

A Paw in Two Worlds with Wendy Schilling - Canine Body language, communication and management

Who's walking who? with Wendy Schilling - loose lead walking training

Canine First Responder - Primary and Secondary care, First aid, CPR and much more

Dog Law seminar presented by the leading UK dog law solicitor Trevor Cooper

Reactivity in Dogs with Wendy Schilling - Managing behaviour and behaviour modification for reactive dogs.

Practical Dog Walking Skills Training Day with Linda Ward

plus many more courses completed outside of Hound Helpers Ltd.

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