Instructors

Our instructors are passionate about providing quality instruction to members

and have many years of experience helping owners train a multitude of breeds

Kelli Edwards

Kelli joined the club in 2014 and is an IMDT Certified Trainer, NACSW Certified Nose Work Instructor, IDPKA Certified Parkour Instructor and member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT).

Kelli has a keen interest in dog sports and has successfully titled dogs in Agility, Obedience, Rally, Tracking and Parkour* and enjoys the diversity that comes from learning multiple disciplines.  * Title not recognised in Australia

Kelli operates Thunderpaws dog training and is available for private consultations (email thunderpawsk9training@gmail.com).

Amber O'Neill

 

Amber joined the club in 2017 after moving to Wagga to study Veterinary Science at Charles Sturt University and has been a qualified Petstock puppy trainer since 2018.

She is one of the clubs Foundation Obedience course instructors and enjoys working with owners and dogs to develop respectful and enjoyable relationships at home or in further training and competition.

 

Amber has recently begun her involvement in Obedience, Rally-O and Agility competition with her Border Collie and enjoys the challenges of competition and continued learning. 

Lindy Eyles

 

Lindy has been a member of KKTC since 1991 and a Dogs NSW qualified instructor since 1994.  She is a member of the APDT and the Pet Professional Guild (PPG).

A highlight of Lindy's career was being part of the clubs agility team that came second when representing NSW at the National Agility Teams Challenge.  A great result for a small country club.

Dog training has been a passion of Lindy's for many years and she finds assisting owners and their dogs, using positive reinforcement techniques, personally very rewarding.

Lindy operates Out n About dog training and is available for private consultations (email out_n_about@hotmail.com.au).

Wendy Roydhouse

Wendy holds a Delta Society Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services, a TAFE Certificate II in Animal Studies and is the club's primary Foundation Obedience course instructor.

Before moving to Wagga in 2017 Wendy was a Pet Dog class instructor at Western Suburbs Dog Training Club for 4 years.

She has owned many breeds, mainly small rescues, and currently shares her home with an aged Greyhound, two Border Collies and two Chinese Crested Dogs.

She enjoys doing agility with the Border Collies and Cresties and believes that training should be a fun experience for both handler and dog.

Henry Van Der Vegt

Henry has been training dogs and instructing at clubs for 45 years.  He is a qualified trainer and holds a Dogs NSW Instructor's certificate.  He is also a Dogs NSW and NSW Government approved temperament tester.

 

Henry has owned and trained a number of different animals, as well as dogs, and has competed in Obedience.

 

He has run a successful boarding kennel and operated a private training business helping people to solve problems and issues with their pets. 

Henry operates Pads n Paws dog training with his wife Judy and is available for private consultations (email padsnpaws@hotmail.com).

Judy Van Der Vegt

Judy has been training dogs and instructing at clubs for 45 years.  She is a qualified trainer and holds a Dogs NSW Instructor's Certificate.  She is also a Dogs NSW and NSW Government approved temperament tester and is a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT).

Judy has owned and trained a number of different breeds.  She has shown dogs and competed in Obedience, Rally-O, Tracking and Agility and has been an ANKC Obedience, Rally-O and Agility judge for over 30 years.

Judy is dedicated to dog training and helping people to enjoy being with their pets. 

 

Judy operates Pads n Paws dog training and is available for private consultations (email padsnpaws@hotmail.com).

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