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 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 and working Cocker Spaniel
  • 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.
  • Member of the Canine Hydrotherapy Association and the Institute of Registered Veterinary and Animal Physiotherapists
  • Completes regular CPD to keep up to date.
  • Has owned Chesapeake Bay Retrievers for over 20 years and enjoys gun dog work with them

    Loren

    • Trainee Canine Hydrotherapist

    • Completed a Diploma in Animal Management at Plumpton College

    • Student member of the Canine Hydrotherapy Association

    • Worked as a kennel assistant so has plenty of experience handling all sizes of dogs

    • Loves and owns spaniels

        Melissa

        • Grooming Assistant (Apprentice)

        • Studying for Level 3 City and Guilds Dog Grooming qualification

        • Level 1 and 2 City and Guilds Dog Grooming

        • Loves taking her Labrador for walks

        • Enjoys baking, not only for humans, but for dogs as well!

            Katie

            • Qualified Small Animal Hydrotherapist

            • Member of the Canine Hydrotherapy Association

            • Loves horses, competed in Dressage, but prefers hacking – currently looking for the right dog to accompany her to the yard, as well as be a family pet!

            • Continues to keep her CPD up to date

              Emily

              • Salon Manager

              • Level 2 and 3 City and Guilds in Animal Management and Dog Grooming

              • Passionate about dog health and nutrition

              • Loves finding new beaches to take her dogs on walks

                Daisy

                • Qualified Small Animal Hydrotherapist

                • Obtained Masters in Veterinary Physiotherapy from Writtle University

                • Member of the Canine Hydrotherapy Association

                • Passionate about canine health, especially in chondrodystrophic breeds

                • Owns and shows Wirehaired Dachshunds

                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

                  Margaret

                   

                  • Head groomer at our Didcot Branch
                  • Qualified Level 3 City and Guilds groome
                  • Competed in national grooming competitions
                  • 16 years working in grooming parlours
                  • Distinction passed in Small animal care

                  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 

                  • Completed 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

                  Ebony 

                  • Currently finishing off training to become a qualified Small Animal Hydrotherapist within the team

                  • Is a massive cat lover with an interest in both canine and feline rehabilitation

                  • Loves all things monkey, sugary sweet and thrill seeking

                     

                  Makenna 

                  • Currently studying Animal Welfare

                  • Has ambitions to work in elephant rehabilitation in the future

                  • Enjoys dancing and swimming and her favourite animal is a giraffe

                  Elise

                  • Currently in training to become a qualified Small Animal Hydrotherapist
                  • Volunteers with Beaver Scouts in her spare time
                  • Likes shooting, spending time with her dog and all things Disney

                  Ethan

                  • Currently studying Animal Welfare

                  • Despite being the jester of the team, is incredibly hard working

                  • Loves drumstick chocolate, the gym and his pet rats

                  In Swindon

                  Robyn

                  • Managing Director

                  • Qualified L3 Small Animal Hydrotherapist

                  • Member of the Canine hydrotherapist association

                  • Level 2 Medical science diploma with Distinction and Distinction *

                  • Completed Level 2 Animal Care

                  • First aid Trained

                  • Certified K-laser Specialist

                  • Level 1 CAM Advocate.

                  • Continues with CPD regularly to keep up to date

                  • Competes all over the country with her flyball team and has competed at Crufts 6 times

                  • Has over 19 years’ experience handling dogs

                  • Passionate about sports conditioning and working to make dogs to be the best they can.

                  Angela

                  • 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

                  Emma Dryden

                  • Qualified Small Animal Hydrotherapist
                  • Experience working with rescue dogs
                  • Degree in Zoology Swansea
                  • Level 3 extended diploma in animal management
                  • Certified klaser specialist
                  • Continues regular CPD
                  • Enjoys trick training & agility with her border collar Leia

                  Lydia Laws

                  • Level 3 extended diploma in Animal Management D*D*D*
                  • BSc (Hons) in Veterinary Physiotherapy
                  • Qualified small animal hydrotherapist
                  • 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 dog Boss

                    Millie

                    • Studying her L3 small animals’ hydrotherapy

                    • L3 animal care and management - distinction *

                    • Competes in agility nationwide with her family dogs and was picked for GB junior European open team, 2 years running.

                    • 15 years’ experience of owning and training dogs

                    • Enjoys learning about sports conditioning and helping with puppy swims.

                      Hollie

                      • Level 2 city and guilds grooming qualified

                      • Passionate about learning breed standard grooms and working with al different types of dogs

                      • Has a collection of small animals including guinea pigs and rabbits.

                      • Recently rescued a young dog called Mimi.

                      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

                      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

                      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