Martina Miradoli 

Owner and Head Trainer

Martina is head trainer and works mainly with 

complicated dogs, fear reactive and over excited 

frustrated dog that needs to learn calm and to find

the Off Switch. Her passion is helping owners to

understand their dogs better and find a strong

relationship through knowledge and fun training.

Martina also love Competitive FCI/European 

Obedience and it's trying to start this sport in the UK.

She is also a Border Collie specialist, knowing the breed

since 2005 and having trained her Border Collies through

every sport possibile!

 

 

Martina Miradoli started working with dog in 2009,when she started her career as dog walker, while

studying dog behaviour, and competing with her own dogs both at Obedience and Agility and Sheepdog Trials.

 

Martina started Rolling Paws Dog Training in April 2016 after moving to Cheshire from Devon and started working for Dogs Country Club where she was Chief Dog trainer and helped opening and developing the Training School.

Dogs Country Club was the biggest dog facility in the North West, that has now closed because of selling the property to the HS2 that is going to be built on the venue. 

At Dogs Country Club she was teaching Kennel Club Good Citizen up to Gold level, fun agility classes, Reactive Dogs Scheme through workshops, classes and One to One.​

At the same time she Martina was running Rolling Paws Dog Training in her venue near Middlewich, teaching Agility, competitive Obedience, workshops on reactivity and impulse control, running camps and clinics with international and British trainers.

In 2014 she moved to the U.K. and worked as full time trainer at Devon Dogs, she trained an array of classes at all levels for pet dogs and competitive Obedience and Agility level. She delivered various seminars and workshops on specific issues aimed at the dog owners as well as professionals.

In 2020 Martina has achieved the title of 

Certified Control Unleashed Instructors 

from Leslie McDevitt CU program

 

and Canine Hoopers World Instructor certification.

Martina Miradoli is a member at CSEN ‘National Educational Sport Center and fully qualified Dog Trainer for CSEN; accredited Instructor by Alexa Capra Gentle Team behavior specialist, LLAAI Level 4 Instructor (Lauren Langman Accredited Agility Instructor Course) and Competitive Obedience trainer; qualified dog trainer by M&M Dog Trainer in Italy under the CSEN CONI.

 

 

Martina competed in Italy under the FCI rules 'Federation Cynologique Internationale' in both Obedience and Agility since 2009 and is now competing in Kennel Club agility as well as training for UK competitive Obedience and ISDS trials.

Martina has been trained by international professionals from variety of backgrounds - Irene Unkauf, Nicola Giraudi, John Ekloff, Heidi Billkvam, Anna Maria Cini, Jane Elaine Christensen, Zeljko Gora, Lauren Langman, Key Allen,Louise Wilson from Conservation k9 Consultancy, Maria . Martina attended online courses and academy including Lauran Langman and Tom Mitchell's Absolute Dogs, Susan Garret's H360 and Jakko and Janita's One mind Dog and competes with her dogs on regular basis.

Martina is now studying for A Dip CBM,  Level 5 diploma in Advanced Canine Behaviour Managment with Compass Education.
Before starting to work with dogs in 2009 as dog walker and the start the same year a course to become a dog trainer, Martina was working with horses.
Martina is Assistant Instructor for the British Horse Society. She took her exames in 2008 when she spent nine month in England working with horses on an Event and hunting yard.

Teaching skills

  • Pet Obedience and life skills

  • Puppy obedience

  • Behaviours problems and behaviours modification; dealing with reactivity, fear,over excitment and frustration

  • Dog body language, Ethograms of the behaviours (Alexa Capra Ethograms studies)

  • Sport foundation

  • FCI Competitive Obedience 

  • Basic Scentwork training, detection training

  • Agility

  • Tricks Training

  • Rally obedience

Martina is taking online students from different part of the country as well as face to face students from the Cheshire Area, more specificly: Winsford, Middlewich, Congleton, Tarporley, Knutsford, Nantwich, Sandbach, Holmes Chapel.

Other areas she can occasionally cover: Warrington, Runcorn, Frodsham.

Liz Halliwell

Instructor

Liz is working with puppies and adolescent dog,

adults and rescue basic obedience training 

As she is specializing in scentwork training she will

be teaching Scenwork Classes and One to One.

She will be teaching classes an workshop as well 

for Rolling Paws.

Liz has gained her Canine Hoopers World Instructor

qualification in 2020.

 

Alongside her day job as Project Manager for an

engineering company, Liz has always had a keen

interest in working with dogs in some capacity.

She's been a boarder for Guide Dogs UK, a dog

sitter / walker and a volunteer dog walker for a local

rescue. She really enjoys helping owners build

relationships with their dogs.

Alongside classes, and embarking on distance learning

in Canine Studies, Liz has undertaken various courses

that complement her experience inclusive of Practical Instructor Dog Training, separate courses in recall and loose lead walking along with spending a week in Spain at a Rescue working with rescue pups of which Liz is now a frequent volunteer.

Liz has a dog of her own a German Shepherd called Rex. She met Rex in Spain at the rescue where she volunteers and after a few visits back to Spain, Rex was on transport back to the UK. So, Liz knows too well the strain and stresses of adopting a rescue and from another country. Having had no prior training, after some invested time, Rex has settled into UK life, attended training courses with Liz and has completed the KCGC Bronze.

"Rex has taught me of all things, a great deal of patience. We continue to work on obedience generally but we mostly enjoy scentwork (tracking and searching for scents). My interest and passion is in scent detection work which I'm currently undertaking further studies on and look forward to offering this in the near future. I look forward to supporting Martina with your journeys!"

Liz will be covering the following areas: Warrington, Birchwood, Risley, Culcheth, Golborne, Leigh, Atherton, Tydsley, Worksley, Bolton

Cathrine Marlow

Instructor

Catherine is going to be taking puppies, young dog students,

and basic obedience 1-1 and teaching classes and workshops.

Catherine is specializing in Tricks Training and she

will be a tricks training instructor very soon!

Catherine has completed level 3 Award in Dog Training

and Canine Behaviour Training with Oplex Career a CPD

Certified Service that gave her the theory knowledge behind

the practice.

Cathrine has gained her Canine Hoopers World Instructor

qualification in 2020.

“My passion of, and journey into dog training started nearly

three years ago when I got my second border collie Freddie, who

is now 3years old from a working sheep farm. My love for the breed

started 26 years ago.
I have had dogs ever since I can remember and Freddie lives with two

cavapoos aged 3 months and 1 1/2 years.
Freddie and I have completed Puppy Foundation, KCGC Bronze and Silver, agility training and now we are undertaking Competitive Obedience. Freddie is nervous, anxious and excitable and we have completed sessions to help and support him.
In April 2018 I became Martina's training assistant. My goal is to complete an instructors course and further my journey. As well as training and supporting Freddie, I am also a Family Support Worker within a primary school. Monday to Friday.
I love working with dogs and I look forward to continuing to assist Martina to support handlers and their dogs.”

Cathering will be covering the following areas: Newton-le-Willows, Earlestown, Wigan, St Helens, Warrington, Winwick, 

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