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Vicki Watts

Vicki Watts
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    Jas Self
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Puppy School
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About Vicki

Hi, my name is Vicki. Welcome to The Doghouse FTF. I'm usually in it one way or another, alongside my three furry friends; Bruin a big ol' mongrel, Tai, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier and Bella a Pug cross. I have also introduced a new Springer Spaniel into my crazy crew, called Chip. Bruin has sadly passed away July 2022, but he taught me so many wonderful life lessons - patience first and foremost, and that there are no quick fixes in dog training!!

After owning my first 3 dogs (all Staffordshire Bull Terriers - Kane, Kia and Tess) at 21, each with certain training needs, I became a little obsessed in making their life better, so knew I eventually wanted to work with dogs. In 2004, I started working for a land based college as an Animal Technician, looking after a whole menagerie of animals. During this time, I became a fully qualified Puppy School Tutor, covering the Yeovil area alongside Glastonbury & Somerton. After 14 years of working at the college, in February 2018, I embarked on my doggy journey, offering dog walking alongside dog training and hand making dog toys. I've not looked back. I enjoyed my time working with such a huge range of animals, but dogs are my true passion.

I am also a member of the ABTC. What does being part of this organisation mean? Well in short, I use kind, ethical, choice & reward based training to date, so you are in very safe hands.

Jas my assistant runs the Sunday classes. She has her own doggy business called What The Woof.

Class Information

Classes run on Thursday evenings at the Gateway Church in Yeovil, occasionally Friday evenings & Sunday mornings (by my assistant Jas) in Kingsdon, Somerton.

My Sunday classes are ran by my assistant Jas who qualified at a Puppy School Tutor. She has 4 dogs of her own, 2 pugs, 1 French bull dog and one Adolescent Boxer.

Classes Available
  • Puppy School
    The Gateway Church
    Addlewell Lane, , Yeovil,, BA20 1QN
    27/06/2024 @ 17:45
    Cost for a 6 week course £100.00
  • Puppy School
    Kingsdon Village Hall
    Kingsdon, Somerton, Somerset, TA11 7LL
    28/07/2024 @ 10:00
    Cost for a 6 week course £100.00
  • Puppy School
    The Gateway Church
    Addlewell Lane, , Yeovil,, BA20 1QN
    15/08/2024 @ 17:45
    Cost for a 6 week course £100.00
  • Puppy School
    The Gateway Church
    Addlewell Lane, , Yeovil,, BA20 1QN
    26/09/2024 @ 17:45
    Cost for a 6 week course £100.00