Meet the Team

Woozelbears was established in 2010 to provide a state of the art rehabilitation centre. We have since expanded to meet the demand of referrals and have several centres providing outstanding hydrotherapy treatment and grooming throughout the UK. 

Charlotte Jarman (Pimm)

  • Founder and CEO of Woozelbears
  • Qualified Small Animal Hydrotherapist
  • Veterinary Physiotherapist – specializing in canine
  • Leading specialist in conditioning the canine athlete
  • Author of the new L3,L4, L5 and L6 Diploma qualifications in Hydrotherapy
  • Lead trainer and assessor
  • Studied Veterinary Health Studies at the University of the West of England, Bristol
  • Previously worked in veterinary nursing
  • Certified K-Laser Specialist
  • Individual member of the CHA, IRVAP and ICH.
  • Competed at Crufts with her Newfoundlands.
  • Enjoys agility, scentwork and working her two pointers Peggy and Neville.

Hannah Johnson

  • Head of Marketing and Design
  • Qualified Hydrotherapist
  • Began working with Woozelbears in 2012 as their first ever apprentice
  • Founder of Luna’s Loft & Luna’s Loft Photography
  • Loves agility and trick training with her two border collies
  • Level 3 BTEC in Animal Management

 

In Burgess Hill

Sue

  • Managing Director of our Burgess Hill branch
  • Trained at Woozelbears to gain the Level 3 qualification in Hydrotherapy for Small Animals.
  • Previously worked within the hydrotherapy team at Fitzpatrick Referrals alongside the ‘Supervet’.
  • Is a registered member of the Canine Hydrotherapy Association.
  • Completes regular CPD to keep up to date.
  • Has a keen interest in working her Chesapeake Bay Retriever.

    Megan Macwana

    • Level 2 City & Guilds qualified, currently training for level 3
    • 5 years grooming experience
    • Regularly competes and attends seminars to develop skills and broaden her knowledge
    • Grooms and shows her Welsh Terrier, Joey
    • Enjoys agility, ring craft and training with Joey and her rescue Billie

        In Didcot

        Greg Probert 

        • Managing Director of our Didcot branch
        • Qualified small animal hydrotherapist with experience in both pool and treadmill techniques
        • Canine first aid qualified
        • Previously worked and trained at our Witney centre
        • Has an Akita called Melody that suffers with arthritis so has experience handling larger breeds with mobility issues

          In Melksham

          Sarah

          • Managing Director of the Melksham branch

          • Qualified and registered Small Animal Hydrotherapist, committed to continuous personal and professional development

          • Diploma in Feline Psychology and Behaviour with Distinction
          • Has a keen interest in feline rehabilitation as well as canine

          • Involved in fostering and behavioural rehabilitation of kittens and ferrets

          • Spends far too much time in the office out of hours because her cats don’t let her work at home!

           

          Polly

          • Completed an extensive work experience placement at Woozelbears in Melksham before achieving her Level 3 in Small animal Hydrotherapy qualification

          • Previously spent 3yrs completing an apprenticeship in Equine Management before coming over to the ‘dark’ side to work with canines

          • Loves all canines but has a definite soft spot for Labradors, trained into her by her family dog Skipper

          Yolanda 

          • Currently studying Level 3 Animal Management whilst working as an Assistant Hydrotherapist

          • Had extensive training in animal health and welfare through previous employment

          • Takes on a variety of roles from organising the team and office management to bathing and drying patients

          In Swindon

          Angela

          • Managaing Directer for our Swindon branch.
          • Qualified Small Animal Hydrotherapist 
          • Is a registered member of the Canine Hydrotherapy Association
          • Certified K-laser Specialist
          • Continues with CPD regularly to keep up to date
          • Has a diploma in Canine Behaviour and Psychology
          • Regularly competes in agility with her Springer Spaniel so is highly experienced handling dogs
          • She is passionate about dogs and her career in rehabilitation 

          Ben Beanland

          • Qualified Small Animal Hydrotherapist
          • Member of the Canine Hydrotherapy Association
          • Degree in Animal Behaviour & Welfare
          • Has completed Level 2 in Animal Training
          • Has volunteered in South Africa and with rescued Moon Bears in China
          • Enjoys walks and cuddles with his Labrador

          Charlie Orchard

          • Qualified Small Animal Hydrotherapist
          • Is a registered member of the Canine Hydrotherapy Association
          • Level 3 extended diploma in animal management with Distinction * Distinction * Distinction
          • Level 3 diploma in animal care
          • Enjoys training and agility with her Jack Russell Monty
             

          Lydia Laws

          • Level 3 extended diploma in Animal Management D*D*D*
          • BSc (Hons) in Veterinary Physiotherapy
          • Studying small animal hydrotherapy
          • Qualified in animal first aid
          • Has a huge passion for animal welfare and interests in veterinary sciences.
          • She enjoys reading, walking in the countryside and horse riding. 

           

          Ben Holborrow

          • Experienced Dog Groomer
          • Level 2 in Animal Management 
          • Enjoys horse riding, agility and countryside walks with his Collie Leaf

            In Witney

            Darren and Dawn 

            • Directors of the Witney branch
            • Darren has over 20 years experience working in Health and LifeScience businesses
            • Recently moved to became part of the team with his wife Dawn
            • Dawn has been working in dog grooming for several years and has a Level 2 City and Guilds qualification
            • Lifelong dog owners that are excited to pursue their passion for the health and wellbeing of dogs

            Robyn

            • Qualified Small Animal Hydrotherapist
            • Clinical manager
            • Level 2 Medical science diplolma with Distinction and Distinction *
            • Completed Level 2 Animal Care
            • Certified K-laser Specialist
            • Competes all over the country with her flyball team and has competed at Crufts 5 times
            • Has over 15 years experience handling dogs
            • Passionate about dogs and sports conditioning

            Lianne

            • Qualified Small Animal Hydrotherapist
            • Is a registered member of the Canine Hydrotherapy Association
            • L3 Award in Education 
            • Completed Animal Care Diploma
            • Completed Level 2 Veterinary Medicine
            • Completed Level 3 Animal Management Course with Distinction, Distinction, Merit
            • Previously worked in a Kennels and Grooming Parlour
            • Certified K-Laser Specialist
            • Qualified in First Aid for Small Animals

            Jade

             

            • Completed level 2 Grooming
            • Level 3 City and Guilds Grooming
            • 2 Years grooming experience
            • Owns two little pet rats called Mario and Luigi, a dog called Mercedes and Louie the cat.

            Lizzy

            • Qualified Veterinary Physiotherapist awarded from University of Nottingham
            • Working towards MA qualification
            • Completed an undergraduate Biology degree at University of Leeds
            • Previously worked as a dog Walker for 5 years
            • Owner of 2 beautiful spaniel crosses

            Margaret

             

            • Practice Manager for Witney
            • Qualified Level 3 City and Guilds groomer
            • Worked previously for 4 years in our grooming salon before becoming Practice Manager
            • Competed in national grooming competitions
            • 16 years working in grooming parlours
            • Distinction passed in Small animal care

            Mel

            • Completed level 2 Grooming
            • Level 3 City and Guilds Grooming 
            • Level 3 Animal care
            • 3 years experience with grooming
            • Loves and owns Springer Spaniels

            Nina

            • 4 years grooming experience
            • Level 2 qualified in animal care grooming
            • Attended extra training courses for several aspects of canine well-being
            • Dog owner for 10 years
            • Attended canine first aid course

            Abbi

            • Training to be a canine hydrotherapist
            • Triple distinction in extended diploma in level 3 animal management 
            • Attended canine first aid course
            • Volunteered in Greece with street dogs and cats for 3 months over the course of 3 years