Sophie Taylor, Head Coach
Sophie is passionate about animal behaviour and training. Sophie completed her degree in Animal Behaviour and welfare in 2017. After completing her degree Sophie joined Dogs Trust as a Dog School Volunteer before joining the Dog School Manchester team, as a coach where she worked for two years. Sophie has now worked her way up to senior coach with Dog School Doncaster and has gained her Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) accreditation. Sophie enjoys learning and expanding her knowledge by attending workshops, seminars and watching webinars in her spare time.
Sophie has 1 dog, Reggie, who she enjoys exploring new places with and training when she’s not at work.
Amy Pearson, Coach
Amy has achieved her advanced dog training qualification with the APTD and is hoping to gain her full membership in the near future. She has an Animal Behaviour and Welfare Bsc degree from the University of Plymouth and has experience working as a veterinary nurse an in rehoming centres.
Before joining Dog School, Amy ran a pet care company for the last 6 years and is really enthusiastic about helping people make positive choices for their pets.
In her spare time, Amy loves exploring the countryside with her two dogs Fen and Rascal.
Steph Cupitt, Coach
Steph was inspired to become a dog trainer and complete a BSc (Hons) in Animal Management due to her grandma having an assistance dog. Since completing her degree, Steph volunteered with multiple dog trainers before becoming a trainer for Support Dogs and has now joined the Dog School Doncaster team.
Steph has a cheeky black Labrador called Archer, who loves training and exploring, although not as much as snuggles on the sofa.