Northwood Dog Training Club


Our Instructors

Janet at DD 2012aJanet Watton

Janet normally runs the Club Class

Janet has been with the club since 1980. Her wide experience at this and other clubs and her comprehensive knowledge of dog behaviour enables her to advise on many dog problems.

Janet has competed in obedience competitions and has trained her dogs for gundog work. She is a member of the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Gundog Display Team. Janet also exhibits her dogs at Championship dog shows including Crufts, where her dogs have won several first prizes.

Janet is a Kennel Club Assured Breeder under the Tasarla kennel name. Dogs bred by her have won numerous show awards including at Crufts.

Janet currently owns three Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers, Amba (10), Maple (7) and River (2), who is Maple’s daughter.
She previously owned and bred Labrador Retrievers and also a border collie.

Unfortunately, due to painful severe arthritis in her knees, Janet is now less active in her dog activities.

Available for private consultations and home puppy visits. Janet specialises in advising new puppy owners



phone  01923 823472

2012_0225_0125cSue King

Sue normally runs the Puppy Starter Course

Sue has over fifteen years of working with dogs in either a training or recreational capacity.

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People:
Socialiser for the charity for over 8 years

Competitive Flyball racing

Tutorials and courses completed in clicker training, dog behaviour, doggy dancing.

Sue owns her Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, Ochre, occasionally showing in competitions including qualifying and placing at Crufts

phone:  07785  798020 



John-Maple at DD 2012aJohn Watton

John, like his wife Janet, has been with the Club since 1980 and acts as the club’s Administrator, combining the roles of Secretary, Treasurer, and WebMaster.

Now retired from his career as a manager in the head office of one of the world’s largest banks, John uses his administration and computer skills to manage the club’s course bookings, finances and paperwork. 

John is also responsible for the design, content and ongoing maintenance of the Club’s web site.


phone  01923 823472


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