Meet the Team

Wizzi - Head Barker

Wizzi the Patterdale Border Collie CrossWizzi is the Head Barker here at CentreBarks and rings the bell each morning to mark “school” is in session.

Wizzi is a Patterdale/Border Collie cross and is a member of the We Train Any Dog Demonstration Team. His favourite activities are mini-agility and retrieving.

Wizzi is ably assisted by Heather Stevens who has a massive 35+ years’ experience of working with and training dogs. She also helps to resolve behavioural problems and is a Full Member of the Canine & Feline Behaviour Association (CFBA). Heather is also a Master Dog Trainer with the Guild of Dog Trainers and a Volunteer Assistance Dog Trainer for Dog AID.


Sam - Deputy Head Barker

Sam the Staffie/ American Bull Terrier CrossDeputy Head Barker Sam has the job of ensuring that everyone is relaxed and happy during their visit to CentreBarks. As the main stooge dog for We Train Any Dog, he is used to working with a variety of characters, from timid to high-spirited. Sam’s excellent socialising skills and use of calming signals really do help all dogs to feel at home at CentreBarks.

Sam is a Staffie/American Bull Terrier cross and his favourite activities are the ball pit balls game (as seen on our Facebook page) and sunbathing in the garden with his chums.




KD - Principal Paws

KD the Staffie/Border Collie CrossKD likes to oversee all the activities at CentreBarks and is happy to make friends with all the new arrivals! She is a Staffie/Border Collie cross and her favourite activity is anything to do with retrieve!

She likes a good long snooze after helping in the office with admin and emails, and carrying the bags whilst Heather does "poop patrol" in the garden.









Wizzi’s Other Team Members Include

  • Lisa & Kika
  • Karen & Bo
  • Hollie & Lola