My Paws and Purrs consists of a team of competent, committed and experienced employees. Allow us to introduce them to you on this page.
Hi, I'm Caroline,
Having set up My Paws and Purrs in 2012 I have pursued my passion to deliver the most bespoke, professional pet services.
Since 1996, I have been volunteering at the Cinnamon Trust, an organisation that helps elderly or disabled people look after their pets in their home environment. I am a volunteer for the UK Wolf Conservation Trust and have trained to be a Wolf Handler and I also volunteer for The Fox Project where I assist in rescues of injured or sick foxes and transport them to the Fox Project hospital in Tunbridge Wells.
I am the main driver of “The Dog Bus”: a safe and secure means of transport for all the dogs, where each dog has its own harness and seat. Puppies and smaller dogs are safely transported using the fitted backseat cage. We have large Dog Buses that can comfortably carry 8 dogs, and are solely dedicated to their role as buses, and smaller estate cars, driven by our other Walkers, which comfortable seat 5 to 6 dogs.
Hi, I'm Colin,
I have a love of all animals especially dogs and have always had dogs of my own. I also enjoy walking as a pastime so dog walking was a natural choice after years behind a desk, and decided to do this part-time.
I have an energetic Springer cross and an elderly Bassett and also regularly look after dogs belonging to other members of my family.
I recently fostered a Springer Collie cross from 8 weeks old to 3 months so I have experience from new puppies to old dogs that need special attention. I have also exercised a dog recovering from a badly broken leg from first steps to full recovery including trips to the hydrotherapy pool.
I hold a current pets first aid course certificate and have recently studied animal training and behaviour courses.
Hi, I'm Nicola,
I've grown up with border collies and guinea pigs have always loved animals. Now with 'Roo' our beautiful Rough Collie being the latest addition to the family.
After studying at Hadlow college I went into the dog grooming industry, meeting lots of breeds I'd never even heard of and of course I got to tame their wild locks.
After working in retail and volunteering at kennels, rescue centres and stables I knew I wanted to be a dog walker and now here I am!
Hi I'm Lizzie,
I began working as a Dog Walker and Pet exerciser for Caroline this year and I have loved every minute of it.
I am a graduate from Harper Adams where
I studied Animal Health and Welfare. During that time I also worked at the university farm, a Dog and Cat Boarding Kennels, as well as spending a year in industry at Blackpool Zoo. Once completed, I left to work for Heathrow Animal Reception Centre where I worked with an even wider range of animals and my love for companion animals and reptiles blossomed. Throughout the years I have gained lots of valuable hands on experience with a wide variety of animals all shapes and sizes.
Hi, I'm Julia,
I've had a love of animals since birth so to be able to work with them every day is a dream come true. Before joining Caroline's team I worked in the Veterinary industry as an assistant nurse and absolutely adored my job but after 6 years decided I needed a change. I knew I wanted to continue my work with animals so this was the ideal job for me.
I am owned by 3 Shar Pei dogs, 5 cats and an 18 year old daughter. I love meeting and spending my days with all the dogs and developing unique bonds with both dogs and owners alike.
Hi, I’m Richard,
I've always loved animals and looked to get into various areas of the animal care industry since leaving college in 2013. I have been around dogs my entire life, I have 2 dogs of my own, a working cocker spaniel and a jack russell terrier cross. Before joining Caroline's team I worked for 4 years in a large London Dog Rescue Centre and spent a year as a volunteer puppy trainer at my local dog club.
I have a level 3 animal management BTEC, and 2 Canine Behaviour qualifications under my belt and am well underway to getting a degree in Canine Behaviour Management. I am a member of the ISAP (International Society pf Animal Professionals).
I love taking the dogs out and getting to know their personalities and little quirks.
Hi, I’m Daisy,
I have been a massive animal lover since birth, with a soft spot for dogs, and have owned a range of pets from a young age.
I have always wanted to work with animals so when my chance came up to join My Paws and Purrs I was so happy, as I now have the chance to work with some amazing animals. I love seeing all the dogs happy faces and getting to know their unique personalities, and I enjoy my snuggles with some of the lovely cats we look after.
This is a fun and rewarding job, even when muddy!!!