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Meet the Team

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Owner

Karli Petch

All areas

Full time

After 15 years in the commercial sector as a Project Manager/Recruitment Manager and Vetting Officer; Karli decided to follow her dream in 2015 and DotDot Pet Care was born in memory of their first baby, Dorothy their dog.

Having owned pets for all of her life, a runner and not phased by lots of exercise and mud, DotDot would provide a home from home Pet Care experience and allow her to spend more time at home with her 3 children . 

Over the last 3 years Karli has taken great pleasure in finding like minded people to join the team (Now known as the #DotDotFamily) and expand on the services that DotDot provide. Karli has been helping several Cypriot & Serbian dog rescue charities, which resulted in her family rescuing a puppy (Percy) from Cyprus in Jan 2019 and in Sept this year the family was completed when she brought Isla over from Cyprus to be with her son Percy!

  • Diplomas in Business Management & Animal Welfare
  • Ran several marathons & climbed lots of mountains!
  • Proud wife and mum of 3
  • Nicknamed Monica for her obsessive organising skills!
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Area Manager

Helen Broadley

Market Weighton & surrounding villages

Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays

Helen has lived in Market Weighton for 4 years and left her career as a Manger in a care home to spend more time with her two children.

Helen has experience in handling and owning multiple large breed dogs, and has a small cuddly pup called Trixie and in late 2018 she rescued Rufus.  She is very much a part of the local community - and loves to create book clubs, running groups etc to bring like minded people together.  Helen has been running for a few years now and recently completed her first half marathon with #TeamDotDot.

Helen was promoted to 'Second in command' of Team DotDot in January 2019 and can often be known as the 'Crazy one' in the DotDot Family - always guaranteed to make people smile!

  • Approachable, honest and reliable
  • Loves dogs, small furries and reptiles
  • Fit, active, and will run with your dog!
  • Not afraid of mud!
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Team Leader

Alice Daniells

Pocklington

Full time

Alice is a Pocklington home girl, living here all of her life. She's recently left the hospitality industry, where she was a manager for the past 5 years, gladly trading in this role to spend time with loveable pooches in the great outdoors.  If you ask Alice how she finds working in the great outdoors with doggys, she will tell you with a smile on her face that even the rainy days are worth it!

She is a proud dog mum to Pepper, the beautifully crazy cocker and has grown up with dogs all her life. Coming from a background of game keeping she's used to having lots of dogs around, as well as a variety of different animals and is certainly not afraid of getting stuck in, wet and mucky.

Alice is into her CrossFit and trains hard - she has to be quick and strong to keep up with her Pock doggys! 

  • Dog crazy and all round animal lover
  • Friendly, loving, reliable and kind
  • Likes to keep fit and active
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Steve Horncastle

Market Weighton

Mon/Tues/Thurs/Friday

Steve joined the DotDot Family in a semi-retired position back in November 2017 to follow his love of dogs, the great outdoors and his passion for keeping fit. He has owned dogs all of his life and is experienced in handling both small and large breeds.

He lives in Market Weighton (has done for 38 years) with his wife and dog Ben (a Lab/Collie).  As an avid fell walker and runner he keeps very fit and as such is not scared of bad weather!  His annual holidays consist of his favourite things; walking, a country pub and time with his wife and dog in the Great UK. 

Steve is always the first to encourage team building....as long as its in a pub ;) Joking aside, Steve will never let you down and loves his DotDot Dogs - if you ask him what he thinks to life with DotDot, he will gladly tell you its the best job in the world.  What more could any dog owner ask for!

  • Completed the Yorkshire marathon three times
  • Co-Hosts the 'Fox's Den' show on Vixen 101 radio
  • On a mission to climb all the mountains in the Lake District!
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Lynne Chandler

Market Weighton

Monday & Tuesday

Lynne has owned dogs for her entire life, from Yorkshire Terriers to German Short Haired Pointers: she has extensive experience with all breeds of dogs. Lynne has an interest in showing and training gun dogs. She has qualified some of her babies to Crufts level. All her fur babies over the years have achieved the 'Good Citizen' award.

Having spent over 20+ years working in a Vets, Lynne has experience and knowledge of most things furry! Not only this, but she is a well known face to all local pet owners. She is one of the most compassionate and thoughtful people you could hope to meet and goes above and beyond offering her support to our DotDot Family. Its fair to say dogs mean the world to Lynne and she would do just about anything for a dog in need (or their owners!).

In summer 2018 Lynne started supporting varying Cypriot & Serbian dog rescues and brought over her own rescue doggy Gertie from Cyprus as a companion for her other GSP Mouse. Fast forward to March 2019 and Lynne now has Woody a German Short Haired Pointer - an extremely adorable and cheeky 3rd fur baby.

  • Works at Wicstun Vets (23 years & counting!)
  • Now semi retired
  • Owns 2 GSP dogs; Mouse & Gertie
  • Lover of all animals, big or small
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Sheran Crabbe

Market Weighton

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Sheran has lived in Market Weighton for 18 years and previously lived in South Cave. She is married with a son and has recently left the NHS after clocking up an impressive 40 years. She is now loving her new career caring for your four legged friends.

Since joining DotDot in May 2018 Sheran has shown she has a genuine passion for the role. She's gentle, patient and considerate with the dogs in her care and this is evident when you see the bond that she creates with them, especially so with our puppys and older doggys.

Sheran is a keen walker and loves the outdoors, whatever the weather and can always be relied upon to assist the team and its clients in emergency's - most notably once having left her house in her Pyjama's to take in one of the DotDot doggys after the owner slipped and broke her leg in the shower!

  • Friendly, caring and reliable
  • Completed the Yorkshire 3 Peaks challenge in 2016
  • Loves all animals
  • Passionate baker of yummy cakes
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Laura Taylor

Market Weighton & Pocklington

Full time

Laura is a professional dog trainer with over 16 years experience and a passion for dogs. She is highly knowledgeable in a variety of dog training and behavioural modification techniques, and has recently earned the IMDT and IMDTB accreditations.

Laura has been working alongside Karli since early 2018, and was invited to be a guest Judge at the DotDot Family Fun Day in Summer 2018! It made perfect business sense for them both to join forces, as they often referred clients to one another!  

Laura enjoys helping owners develop their skills to enhance their relationship with their pets, and feels incredibly lucky to be able to do a job that she loves.

  • Advanced Diploma in Canine Behaviour Management
  • Ran sled dogs through Swedish and Canadian countryside
  • Competed in Fly ball with her first dog
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Penny Scott

HOSM & Market Weighton

Mon/Tues/Wed & Thursday

Penny has lived in Market Weighton for 12 years and has four children and 4 dogs.

She trains and competes her fur babies at agility competitions, and previously trained and competed horses. She loves the outdoors and loves all of the seasons Britain has to offer!

Since joining the DotDot Family in February 2018 she has wowed us all with her ability to train and turn around the most nervous of dogs and the most hyper!  What Penny doesn't know about owning dogs isn't worth knowing, she truly is a fountain of knowledge for our clients and can often be found helping families outside of working hours.

Penny is prone to rogue animals joining her walks - the team always laugh at Pennys updates, the latest being a random sheep following her gang out on a walk in HOSM, who apparently had some 'lovely heel work' !

  • Enjoys caravanning with the kiddies and doggies
  • Loves cycling, a regular visitor to Dalby Forest!
  • Climbed the Yorkshire 3 Peaks many times
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John Chatterton

Market Weighton & Pocklington

Full time

Having returned from city life in Coventry after University, John is back in his home town ready to spend time in the countryside with our much loved pets! He is the proud owner of Sully, whom John and his family rescued in early 2019 after loosing their beloved Jack Russel, Jack. The family have been dog owners their whole lives.

John has been known to Karli since Summer 2018 when she met him in Athens at an International Trampoline Training camp! Karli found John to be a true ray of sunshine - passionate, friendly, trustworthy and a great team leader.

Since joining DotDot in January 2019 John has quickly settled into the role and its safe to say all the fur babies and their families have come to rely on his funny daily updates and photos (he always manages to get the doggys to stick their tongues out and smile for their pics!).

  • John loves to stay active and keep fit
  • He was once ranked 2nd in Great Britain in trampolining
  • Qualified trampoline coach working for a successful local club
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Nicole Jenkinson

Pocklington & surrounding villages

Tues/Wed & Thursday

Nicole has lived in France for the last 8 years only returning to the UK in January 2019. She is excited to be back in the Yorkshire countryside and be given the opportunity of working with her biggest passion in life; dogs!

Prior to her departure to France, Nicole worked alongside Karli for many years in the Manufacturing Industry as a 'Materials Controller', so she is very methodical and organised and comes highly trusted.  She is a true asset to any team.

Nicole has been fostering rescue dogs in France over the last few years, and has kept 2 of these fur babies as her own - Ziggy a French Brittany Spaniel and Luna, a Jack Russell cross Spaniel.

She loves fitness and keeping active and is also very passionate about music too.

  • Renovated a 16th century French farmhouse
  • Born and raised in Australia (and can sheer sheep!)
  • Hiked the Blue Mountains and Grampians in Australia.
  • Volunteer at 'Orfee' a French dog rescue charity.
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Helen Cox

Market Weighton & Pocklington

Full Time.

Helen is from Market Weighton, however spent 4 years living in America.  She came back to settle in her home town after her son Noah was born.

Helen's work background has mostly been in customer services, however for the last 2 years she has been working in the great outdoors at the Warter Priory, bush beating - so is not afraid of getting cold, wet or muddy!  Jogging with dogs is a service Helen will be happy to provide as can often be seen taking her dogs out for a run, and indeed has participated in many running challenges over the years (Dalby Dash, Tough Mudder and Sledmere Sunset to name but a few).

Four years ago Helen decided to get her first dog (Freddy) from a family that could no longer cope with him.  Her passion for dogs began!  Now she has three Labradors; Freddy, Mable and Robin.  She loves nothing more than to be walking and outdoors with her dogs.

  • Freddy, Mable & Robin have an impressive 41k followers on Insta!
  • In March 2019 Helen & her fur babies took over the IAMS instagram account for the day at Crufts!
  • Helen enjoys photography & sewing (unsurprisingly dog bandannas are her speciality!) & weekends at the Coast in their touring caravan.
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Zoe Foxworthy

South Cave & Newbald

Full time

Zoe was born in Hull, but has now settled in Newbald with her partner and their many animals!  She has always had a love of the great outdoors and was surrounded by pets growing up, so it's only natural that she now lives with 3 dogs, a cat and a flock of 15 chickens!

Primarily her work history is within customer services and administration but because she has always wanted to work with animals (especially dogs!) she has been heavily involved with volunteering and fundraising with Hull Animal Welfare for quite some time and along with her friends, has raised over £4000 for them to date (and counting!).

Zoe has experience and is confident with handling large breed dogs.  She currently owns Bully (a Bull Terrier) and 2 lurchers (Costa & Chance) all of whom she has rescued and given them their forever home.

An avid crafter who spends the majority of her free time creating all varieties of handmade craft items, unsurprisingly mostly dog related! 

  • Loves VWs and camping
  • Organises fundraisers for Hull Animal Welfare
  • Bully her dog appeared in Emmerdale with Cain Dingle!

 

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Linda Cook

Market Weighton & Villages

Tues / Wed / Thurs

Linda lives in Market Weighton having moved here 12 years ago.  She is a mum to 2 wonderful boys and has been working in the IT sector for the last decade.  Having been a client of DotDot's for over a year (with her Boxer dog Mumbo!), Linda decided she wanted to join the DotDot family and spend time with 2 of her favourite things; animals and the great outdoors!

Linda assists her mum in raising money for Cancer Research on a regular basis and has even started her own community project, Market Weighton Hedgehogs, dedicated to saving the ever declining species.

  • Linda has appeared in 2 televised quiz shows!
  • Once a member of the Sky diving team for York Uni!
  • Linda has raised enough money to provide Market Weighton with many hedgehog houses and feeding stations.
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Admin

Carolyn Jackson

All locations

Part Time

Carolyn was born and bred in Beverley but has happily lived in Market Weighton for the past 18 years. She is married with one daughter and was employed for 24 years at BAE Systems. She worked in administration but after taking voluntary redundancy has learnt new skills working locally.

The family have a beautiful tabby cat called Alfie who is Carolyn's first pet. Thinking she was allergic to cats and not being very confident around animals, things have now gone full circle; there is no allergy and Alfie loves to sit and snuggle with her at every opportunity!
 
Carolyn met Karli when they became neighbours in 2007 and it's safe to say that they are now firm friends with lots of fun times being had along the way.
 
She loves reading and walking to try and stay trim.

 

Upcoming DotDot event...

DotDot Quiz Night

15th November 2019, 19:00 to 22:00
MW Community Hall, 2 Station Rd, Market Weighton, York YO43 3AX

The 2nd DotDot quiz night is set to be as good as the 1st one - and all for good causes!

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