OUR TEAM

Andraea Posnett

Caregiver and Dog Walker

Growing up surrounded by animals, Andraea joined the Barkney Wick team to learn and care more for the dogs of London.  

Alongside studying for the City & Guilds animal management qualification, Andraea built and continues to build her experience working in the daycare, as part of her studies, with additional in-house training from Trick Woofs.

Andraea is a full time caregiver to Hackney Wick local pup Nava.  

Sabrina Marie

Assistant Caregiver and Dog Walker

All the way from across the pond, Sabrina came to us with a love for animals, having been raised around dogs all her life.  She is a firm believer in the healing power of animals and the love they help to spread in the world.  

Sabrina has continued to build her experience with in-house training by Trick Woofs at Barkney Wick and is a dedicated member of our team along with her bulldog, Johnny Cash. 

Emily Barker

Assistant Caregiver, Dog Walker, Barista and Bartender

Emily joined the team in February as our lead barista in our hound and human cafe.

Emily has always cared for animals, growing up with many cats, guinea pigs, chinchillas and rabbits.  She is dog mum to Louis and rat mum to Dolly and Penny.

Emily has built her experience in the daycare centre to become a member of the daycare team as well as working in the cafe and as a bartender for After Bark. 

 

Charlotte Ayley-Poulter

Assistant Caregiver and Dog Walker

Charlotte joined Barkney Wick after setting up and running her own dog walking business.  

Charlotte has always been a dog lover, having been a carer for dogs all her life, with breeds ranging through labradors, boxers, springer spaniels, Staffordshire bull terriers, German shepherds and bulldogs.

Matthew Deaves

Assistant Caregiver, Bartender and Barista

Matthew has always loved dogs and began building his experience with caregiving prior to joining Barkney Wick, initially joining as a barista and then crossing over to assist in our daycare centre. 

Matthew is dog dad to Yentl, a feisty beagle who put Matthew’s experience to the test as a young pup! You can also find Matthew behind the bar in After Bark, serving up delicious puptails and cocktails to hounds and humans.

 

Georgina Bleza

Pup Trainer

After growing up with horses and dogs, Georgie caught the training bug while living in New York in 2007, volunteering for the ASPCA.

After moving back to the UK Georgie studied with the IMDT, The School of Canine Science, British College of Canine Studies, Educating animals, TTouch and many more. She worked on the behaviour team at Battersea dogs home for 3 years and regularly attends seminars, workshops and courses to keep up with the latest developments and continually expand her knowledge.

During her career she has specialised in assistance training, trick training, multi species, rescue rehabilitation and puppy training.

She is a member of the Pet Professional Guild and her methods are science and reward based. She believes the best results come from kindness and trust.

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