Our Dog Trainers

Our Team have decades of dog training and animal handling experience.

Meet our experienced team of dog trainers and kennel staff.

With a wealth of experience and training success record that is second to none, our dog trainers are experts in dog aggression, bespoke obedience and protection dog training.

Dog Trainers.


Jon Gardner

Director / Head Dog Trainer

Jon is our head trainer with over 18,000 documented training hours. He has owned and trained dogs all his life and began his career as a dog handler and trainer in the armed forces, moving on to the prison service. Jon...

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Dog Trainer Ben Newton

Ben Newton

Commercial Director / Dog Trainer

Ben has a highly successful background in sales but is also very adaptable, managing and successfully completing numerous different projects across a broad spectrum of business. He has always had a passion for working breed dogs and it was whilst...

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Kyran Pitts

Residential Dog Trainer

Kyran has always had an interest in protection dogs and their training. At college he gained Level 2/3 in animal care as a foundation for the vocation he hoped to pursue. It was this interest that led him to contacting...

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Luke Thompson

Residential Dog Trainer

Luke has a considerable background working in SEMH and as a PE Teacher. It was his passion for walking his dog and the outdoors that prompted him to change career paths. “I felt that I needed a change of direction...

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Tom Furniss

Residential Dog Trainer

Thomas has always had a passion for working with animals previously,working with reptiles to his dream job of working with dogs. He is currently studying a BCCS dog and behaviourist course to expand his knowledge even more. “Since I can...

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Alex Lee

Residential Dog Trainer

Alex has always had a love for dogs and a keen interest in their training. He made a big career change to join us at Platinum K9. Typical of our team he has a passion for being outdoors and activities...

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Leanne Kinton

Residential Dog Trainer

Working with dogs everyday? A dream if you ask me. From having our family dogs and adopting two labradors. We’ve helped them have the best life they could. It took love, care and a lot of patience for them. after...

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