Meet the Team!

In October 2018, the new DEFRA licensing came into practice, with the higher standard requesting for, ‘A member of staff with a relevant OFQUAL regulated Level 3 qualification must be present during the working day’.

Not only do we meet these requirements, but we think that we have the highest qualified team of staff working with your pets in the area.

Please have a look at our staff below with their qualifications. You can also see a hard copy of all the certificates in reception.

Dennis Roose

Dennis Roose

Proprietor

Dennis is the owner of Greendale Farm Kennels and Cattery, together with his late wife Sally Roose they bought the business in September 2007. Dennis owns 2 German Shepherds and lives on site and continues to make the business grow. Dennis has continually invested in the business and in 2014 the new Reception and Kennel Block, named after Sally. Dennis takes a keen interest in the upkeep of the grounds and loves to keep Greendale Farm looking good at all times.

Millie Brice

Millie Brice

Manager

  • FdSc, BSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare 
  • Qualified Human and Paediatric First Aid
  • Qualified Canine and Pet First Aid
  • Level 3 Veterinary Nursing 
  • Provisional Member of APBC 
  • Candidate Member of FABC 

Millie is an absolute credit to the team, she started with us in June 2018 as Supervisor. Millie has a range of qualifications to offer. She holds an FdSc and a BSc in Animal Behaviour and Welfare. She also holds additional diplomas in animal care, animal welfare, dog training and Veterinary nursing as well as a level 3 in dog grooming. Millie has her own dog training/behaviour business on the side called – A Wagging Success Dog Training (positive reward-based training).
As well as being Manager at Greendale Farm, running her business, and being a qualified and working first aider, Millie has just finished her Canine Practitioner Diploma in 2020. Millie is working towards gaining full CCAB, and hopes to further her animal education with a PhD afterwards. Millie is also Pet first aid trained, insured and DBS Checked.

Beth Vallance

Beth Vallance

Assistant Manager

  • Qualified Human First Aid
  • Qualified Dog First Aid and Emergency Canine Care
  • Animal Management  Level 3 

Beth joined the team as a part-time member in 2011 after completing work experience here with us. She went on to achieve a pass in a National Diploma for Animal Management. After 5 years of working here she then took over the position of supervisor, gradually working her way up to Assistant Manager. Beth is very dedicated at what she does, is always enthusiastic and a key member of the management team. She also owns a Romanian rescue called Mabel and a rescue ferret called Boris. Beth also has an exceptionally wide knowledge of canine/feline behaviour and welfare, and puts her heart and soul into her work here.

Milly Taylor

Milly Taylor

Supervisor 

  • Animal Management  Level 2
  • Qualified Canine and Pet First Aid
  • Canine First Aid – Paw and Pad Injuries 
  • Studying Level 3 Canine Care, Behaviour and Welfare 

Milly started with us in the summer of 2017 as part of our holiday staff team but soon found herself wanting to come back for more. Milly worked her way up to Head Kennel Hand then Senior Kennel Hand, to then work her way up to Supervisor in November 2020. Milly is currently studying her Level 3 Animal Care, Behaviour and Welfare course which she loves! She has a tortoise called Fred and enjoys spending time with her uncle’s English Bull Terrier called Stan.

Alistair MacIntyre

Alistair Macintyre

Senior Kennel Hand

  • Animal Management  Level 3 
  • Canine Choking and Drowning Course

Alistair joined the team in March 2018 as Holiday Staff. Since then he has worked his way up to being a kennel Hand, Head Kennel Hand and now Senior Kennel Hand. He studied the Level 3 Animal Management course at BCA college. Alistair would like to spend at least 5 years working in the army and also likes the idea of working in the conservation of endangered animals. Alistair has a Border Terrier called Archie.

James Stone

James Stone

Hydrotherapist

  • Level 3 Hydrotherapy for Small Animals 

James is our qualified Hydro Therapist who runs all his sessions around his full-time job. He has an ABC level 3 qualification in hydrotherapy for small animals. James has been part of the team since 2015. Feel free to grab a leaflet at the reception desk.

Pheobe Toovey

Phoebe Toovey

Head Kennel Hand

  • Animal Management  Level 3 
  • Canine First Aid – Paw and Pad Injuries 

Phoebe started with us in 2019 after completing three weeks of work experience and is now a Head Kennel Hand as of January 2021. She has completed her level 3 Animal Management Diploma at BCA. Phoebe has lots of pets, and has made a great addition to the team! She is a hard worker, and brilliant with all of the animals!

Elle Dimbleby

Elle Dimbleby

Head Kennel Hand

  • Animal Care Level 3

Elle started with us in October 2018 and has worked her way up to a Head Kennel Hand as of January 2021. Elle is very hard working and always happy to help in any way. Elle is an absolute natural with animals and has studied Animal Care Level 3. She also loves baking and reading.

Jessica Kennedy

Jessica Kennedy

Kennel Hand

  • Animal Management  Level 2
  • Online Pet First Aid – Dog Choking and Drowning 
  • Online Dog CPR First Aid 

Jessica joined the team in summer 2017 to gain experience for starting her animal management course at BCA in September 2017. She is hard working and a joy to have at Greendale Farm. Jessica has a cockapoo called Bella.

Macey Larkin

Macey Larkin

Holiday Staff

  • Studying A-Levels

Macey joined the team in 2017 as part of her Duke of Edinburgh award. She began just doing 1hour a week but soon wanted to get more hands on so decided to join the team during our holiday seasons. Macey is hard working and has gained so much knowledge since she began. Macey has a dog called Cooper!

Ellie Meadows

Ellie Meadows

Holiday Staff

  • Online Pet First Aid – Dog Choking and Drowning 
  • Online Dog CPR First Aid 
  • Studying Marine Biology at University. 

Ellie helps us out in the school holidays and weekends, she started with us in June 2018. Ellie is always happy to help, a great worker and has now furthered her studies to University level to study Marine Biology. Ellie is great around all of the animals, and will go very far within the industry!

Ellie Meadows

Lia Clark

Holiday Staff

  • Animal Management  Level 2
  • Online Pet First Aid – Dog Choking and Drowning 
  • Online Dog CPR First Aid 
  • Dog Training and Behaviour Diploma 

Lia joined us in July 2019 after finishing her work experience with us earlier in the year. She has finished her level 2 Animal Management course at BCA but continues learning and is hoping to go onto more animal courses! Lia also has a Sprocker call Ernie who she loves to do training with, as well as teaching him tricks!

Nicky Hewlett

Nicky Hewlett

Holiday Staff

  • Animal Management  Level 3 

Nicky started with us by doing her work experience at Greendale in 2019. She has now become holiday Staff, as well as studying her Animal Management Level 3 at BCA, in order to gain more experience around dogs and cats. Nicky owns two dogs, and loves animals! In her spare time she enjoys cooking and photography!

Lia

Sam Lovegrove

Holiday Staff

  • Studying Level 3 Public Services Diploma

Sam joined the team in August 2019. He has 2 cats, Jasmine and Maggie and is joining college in September to study a Level 3 Diploma in Public Services. He enjoys playing and watching football in his spare time!

Lia

Fleur Clarke

Holiday Staff

Fleur joined us in July 2019 as a volunteer and started working with us as holiday Staff in August 2019. Fleur has a real passion for animals and loves to spend time with her Labrador called Pablo, and her two cats, Coco and Claude. Fleur is also a very talented dancer and teaches classes as well as enjoying photography!