Staff at Chinnor Hill Kennels and Cattery



With a life-long passion for animal care and welfare, Claire’s previous professional experience includes boarding kennels, pet sitting, cat hotels and Stokenchurch Dog Rescue, where she developed invaluable knowledge and experience with a wide range of breeds, and dogs who often had specific behavioural and veterinary requirements.  Gaining certificates in canine first aid, micro-chipping,  and customer service.

Having recently passed CPD courses with distinction, in both Animal Psychology and Canine Communication, Claire will be continuing her studies to degree level, reading Canine Behaviour and Training, part-time at University.

Claire's pets



Ziggy is a lovable 3 year old Chihuahua with a big personality, and a former Stokenchurch Dog Rescue resident. He enjoys walks in the woods, playing with his favourite toys and doing "zoomies" round the garden.

Twiglet and Squirt


Father and son, Twiglet is very elderly at nearly 30 years old, and Squirt is 21.
They enjoy singing nursery rhymes and sitting on shoulders!

Twiglet and Twizzle, male Cockatiels


Assistant Manager

Wendy is 30 , and has 16 years professional experience in Animal Care.   Highly trained in administering medication, socialisation and basic grooming for both cats and dogs.

Dedicated to her job, Wendy has a lovely manner with our guests, and is a calming influence on pets that may require that little extra care and attention.

Wendy's pets


Yorkie Cross Jack Russell

Regular customers will recognise Lexi, a Yorkie mix, who Wendy adopted 12 years ago. Lexi visits the kennels on a daily basis, and enjoys nothing more than playing with our doggy guests.

Lexi, a 13 Year old Yorkie cross Jack Russel

Ruby photo


Pet Carer

Ruby has had a life-long interest in caring for animals and has always had her own pets, including dogs, and has had previous experience in pet sitting.  Ruby is especially talented at caring for our cat guests, who instinctively seem to enjoy her presence and attention.

Part-time Pet Carers

We are currently recruiting part-time weekend Pet Carers.

If you would like to be considered for a Pet Carer position, please email  your  CV and a cover letter to:

Applicants must be over 16 and ideally be working towards/completed a relevant animal care qualification,


Have had at least 2 years experience within a similar role.

You will be asked to attend an interview and a short work trial.

You must be available to work weekends and ideally most school holidays.