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.
Greendale Farm is a family run business. Jennie is Dennis’s daughter, she started back here in 2015 after already being manager in 2010 for the best part of a year. Jennie was brought up with German Shepherds and owns 2 cats called Smokey and Cash. She continues to help grow the business with her father and follows more and more in her Mother’s footsteps every day.
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 rescue Lab X Collie called Willow who she absolutely adores. Willow just loves coming into work, her favourite thing is having fun in the pool.
Lucinda started working at Greendale Farm in 2010 after coming to us from the Blue Cross Rescue Centre. Over time she took over the position of Supervisor due to her leadership , passion and love for the animals. Due to personal commitments she then decided to leave the Kennels to set up home in a new area. I am pleased to say after this short break, she has now moved back to the area and come back to us and has taken up the role of Supervisor once again. It’s great news for the Kennels and our customers to have Lucinda driving the team especially with her passion, enthusiasm and great leadership skills. Lucinda owns a Pug called Lola and 3 cats called Max, Billy and Dylan who she loves spending time with, when she is not working.
Jade became a member of the team in 2015 whilst doing her work experience with us. She completed her Level 2 and Level 3 in Animal Management at BCA College. Jade owns a Beagle called Obi, a black Lab called Zeus and a rabbit called Thumper. Jade is always smiling and happy to help and is great to have in the team.
Adam is a great member of staff to have on the team, always happy and great fun to work with. He has worked for Greendale Farm on and off since 2014. Adam has gained a lot of experience and knowledge while working here, which has helped him recognise if a dog needs medical attention or urgent care. Adam is great with animals and is very caring. He owns a cross Lurcher called Jeanie who he absolutely adores. In-between working and all his various sports he does, he is heavily involved in the Theatre and various performances and theatre auditions.
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.
Amber helps us out at the weekends and in the school holidays, she is due to start at BCA in September where she will be doing her Animal Management course. Amber has a wide range of hobbies such as cross country running, dance, Pilates and lots more. Greendale Farm are so happy that we can support Amber on her learning journey.
Thomas is great to have on shift, very enthusiastic, always happy and a great sense of humour, he started with us in May 2017, Thomas not only has his own family pets but also has a small holding which includes sheep, 22 lambs and half a dozen chickens. Thomas helps us around his full-time job and in his spare time he loves to read, playing with his dog called Milo on the farm and helping with the running of the family farm.
Laura started with us in May 2017 as she wants to get some hands on experience before heading off to BCA college to study Animal Management in Septemeber 2017. While she is at Greendale we hope to support her thoroughout her journey and aim to help her with gain confidence in this environment. Laura enjoys walking, caring for animals and people, cooking and exercising. She also likes to set goals for herself so she has something to aim for. Laura has a Labrador called Cooper.