Staff at Chinnor Hill Kennels and Cattery



Having completed two CPD courses with distinction, in Animal Psychology and Canine Communication, Claire is currently continuing her studies to degree level.  Reading Applied Canine Behaviour and Training part-time at Bishop Burton College, (in association with Hull University).  In August 2019, Claire was granted membership as an Assistant Trainer with the Guild of Dog Trainers UK and is a student member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Councillors.

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


Claire's pets



Ziggy is a lovable 6 year old Chihuahua with a big personality, and a former Stokenchurch Dog Rescue resident. He enjoys walks in the woods, playing with his favourite "sheepy" toy and doing "zoomies" round the garden.


Assistant Manager

Wendy  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

In loving memory of Lexi

2003 to 2017

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.


Pet Carer

Kerry has experience as a Veterinary Kennel Assistant and completed the City & Guilds Level 2 Animal Care diploma at St Tiggywinkles wildlife hospital. Kerry has previously volunteered at the Bucks Goat Centre and with Elephants in Thailand. Kerry is great with our smaller furry guests, and has rabbits of her own.


Pet Carer

Jess has achieved City & Guilds Level 2 in Animal Care and Level 3 in Animal Management and her previous experience includes training at a wildlife hospital.