Lechlade K9 Centre is dedicated to providing a wide range of training activities and service for all shapes, sizes and breed of dogs and their owners. Our qualified team develop a safe and caring environment that caters for all your dog needs.
  • Activity Daycare
  • K9 Aqua Pool
  • Grooming
  • K9 Specific Shop
  • Vet Finder
  • Wide range of training

AQUA CANINES

Canine Hydrotherapy is one of the best forms of exercise for dogs as it engages nearly every muscle in the anatomy. It allows the dog to exercise in a non-weight bearing environment which relieves pressure on joints whilst encouraging a full range of joint movement, muscle development and improved cardiovascular strength.

Hydrotherapy is a fantastic addition to your dog’s exercise regime, whether it’s just for fun, weight loss or rehabilitation. It’s a stimulating, enjoyable way to help your canine enjoy a happier, healthier and potentially longer more effective life.

TRAINING

We offer the very best canine training. Our programme will help you and your dog develop the perfect partnership. Our training focuses on fun and reward based training with a view to gradually developing training to adapt to daily life situations. Our aim is to help you both to become a happy partnership.

Classes must be pre-booked and this can be done by email: lechladek9office@gmail.com or by calling 01367 252828.

DAY CARE

Why use our day care service?

Our day care service is designed to give you a hassle free solution to looking after your dog. Our focus is giving your k9 companion the best day possible and ensuring they are socialised, well exercised and happy at our safe and secure farm. Our Priority is your dog’s happiness; our team take great care in understanding each dog and developing personal relationships with them.

HOME BOARDING

When you are on holiday or a weekend away you can be happy in the knowledge that your dog is safe, secure and happy at our beautiful Farmhouse – a home from home experience.

We are fully licensed and insured and the dogs live in the lap of luxury sleeping in front of the Aga or log burner as well as going on long walks in the Cotswold countryside – without a road in sight. Extras such as swimming sessions and a shampoo and blow dry before they returned can all be arranged – a dog spa day!

Your dog deserves a bit of luxury too!

AGILITY

Lechlade K9 Centre’s Agility Programme is run by international agility handler and trainer Anthony Clarke and his team. Anthony’s agility expertise has taken him all over the world presenting inspirational and motivational seminars.

Agility is for all breeds, sizes and levels of dog. We offer classes from beginners to top class competition level.

Fun agility classes are offered to give your dog an additional activity to stimulate their body and mind.

GROOMING

With over 25 years’ experience our head dog groomer Jackie Clarke offers a wide range of personal grooming services, carried out with a caring, professional and loving attitude.

Your dog will be given a first class service which includes nails and dew claws, groin area, armpits, ears, bathed in an appropriate shampoo for your particular dogs coat followed by a conditioner. They are gently dried and styled to your requirements.

Grooming / Clipping / Scissoring / Bathing / Blow Dry / Pup Trims / Optional Flea Bath

OUR TEAM

Anthony Clarke

Anthony Clarke

Anthony Clarke

Jackie Clarke

Anthony Clarke

Clare Robbins

Anthony Clarke

Julie Saunders

Anthony Clarke

Jane Beer

Anthony Clarke

Tanya Cooper

Anthony Clarke

Nikki Germain

OUR TEAM

ANTHONY CLARKE

Anthony Clarke is known all around the world for competing and handling agility dogs, from an early age Anthony has been successful with his training of dogs and this has seen him compete for his country on many occasions, his desire to help and develop dogs and handler partnerships sees him finally opening up the Lechlade K9 Centre.

OUR TEAM

JACKIE CLARKE

With over 27 years’ experience in dog grooming and 36 years of general dog’s ownership Jackie is the Head Dog Groomer at Lechlade K9 Centre in the Lechlade Dog Grooming department. Her grooming is carried out with a caring, professional and loving attitude. Your dog will be given a first class service when visiting Jackie.

OUR TEAM

CLARE ROBBINS

Clare has worked within the animal industry all of her working life, she started work within a veterinary practice at the age of 19 and worked here for 14 years where she gained a wide knowledge of animal ailments and treatments plus gaining her Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Veterinary Medicines. Clare then moved into the field of canine hydrotherapy after experiencing the benefits of it first hand with one of her own dogs and now has over 12 years experience within canine hydrotherapy and has even swum a cat for rehabilitation.

Clare ran her own hydrotherapy centre up until July 2015. She holds her Level 3 Certificate in Canine Hydrotherapy and is fully trained in all aspects of anatomy, physiology, the musculoskeletal system and first aid. She has also undertaken further training in the rehabilitation of spinal and arthritic conditions. Clare currently owns 4 dogs herself plus a number of other animals at home on their smallholding.

OUR TEAM

JULIE SAUNDERS

Julie has worked with horses nearly all her life, but last year after 34 years of equine dedication changed her career path into canine field and became very interested in K9 Hydrotherapy. She worked at Cotswold Canine Hydrotherapy in Cirencester for 5 months before it closed. Julie joined the Lechlade K9 Centre Team in August 2015 working as an Hydrotherapy assistant in our rehabilitation unit along side Claire Robbins. Julie owns two “water babies” of her own,  both Labradors, Indie, 10.5 years of age and Inca who is 2 years old.

OUR TEAM

JANE BERE

Jane has owned dogs all her life. Originally owning a working lab that was successfully worked on local shoots as well as in somerset. Jane then went onto fall in love with a friends Patterdale which has over the year developed her pack of 3 terriers. Jane is now exploring the filed of animal self medication with special interested in the domestic dogs.

OUR TEAM

TANYA COOPER

Tanya has worked in veterinary practice for nearly 12 years, and has a vast knowledge of veterinary product, treatments and holds a BTEC in veterinary practice client care.

She has a keen interest in dogs, and has owned Belgian Shepherds for over 29 Years, only recently adding a Shetland sheepdog to the mix. Since the age of 10, Tanya has been involved in the sport of dog Agility, and has travelled and competed all over the country. At Present she has two dogs called Dollar and Taxi, both of which she trains and competes with, Taxi being the young hopeful!

Tanya is also an Illustrator, working in the card and gift industry for many years, producing work for the likes of Hallmark, Unicef, M&S and many others, and has her own brand, ‘Top Dollar Design’ inspired by her very own dog ‘Dollar’.

OUR TEAM

NIKKI GERMAIN

Nikki has always had a love for animals , growing up with cats, dogs and guinea pigs.She started agility 11 years ago with her terrier cross, Rascal, to keep him out of mischief and was immediately hooked. Rascal now just competes for his enjoyment and to stay healthy. She has a Shetland Sheepdog, Guess, who has advanced through to grade 6 level in the UK. Nikki Joined the Centre in July 2018 and is in charge of the day care department.
Nikki is also an artist, drawing and painting animal portraits. Her specialty is painting peoples pets onto christmas baubles, when time allows.

FIND & CONTACT US

Lechlade K9 Centre
Willow Tree Farm
Downington
Fairford Road
Lechlade Gloucestershire
GL7 3DL.

Via satnav the postcode will take you to the red pin shown on the map. Follow the arrows to the venue. Please call 01367 252828 if you have difficulties.

Office  01367 252828
Email lechladek9office@gmail.com
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