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Niki Toogood

Niki has been involved in Search & Rescue for nearly 16 years.

During this time Niki gained Search Manager status and has managed several inter-agency searches.

Niki has been involved with Berkshire Search & Rescue Dogs since it's conception in 2002.

About Berkshire SAR Dogs

Berkshire SAR Dogs is a volunteer dog organisation on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to assist Search & Rescue Teams, the Police and other Emergency Services.

"Our primary role is to assist in locating lost or missing vulnerable people within Berkshire and its surrounding areas".

Berkshire SAR Dogs became a registered charity in the UK in March 2004 and is entirely reliant on sponsorship and donations to exist and carry out its work.

Niki's Dogs

She has been a Level 3 handler with Border Collie Guinness for the last 4 years and also has a 2 year old Collie/Springer/Whippet cross called Scrumpy.

Fast Track!

On 28th February 2009, Niki and Scrumpy became the first ever search dog team to "fast track" and qualify straight to Level 3!

“Since Scrumpy went on CSJ I have seen loads of improvements, his coat is shiny; he has improved energy and stamina as well as LOVING his food!”

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Jon Runbol

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Seamus Kearns

Seamus started in Search & Rescue in 2004 after leaving the Air Training Corps (RAF) and saw the amazing work that dogs can do.
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Lou Holmes

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Warren Van Der Merwe

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Roland Brooks

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Ray Greenshield

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Philip Eichman

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Melanie Lewis

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Annette Sawyer

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Mark Lambden

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Mandy Partridge

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Sven Manning

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Joanna Hewelt

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Jessica Harvey

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Paul Mulcahy

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Karin Jung

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Matthew Dixon

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Niki Toogood

Berkshire Search and Rescue Dogs.
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Daryl Toogood

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Customers' Views

I won't do that again!!

Hi Ceri,

I thought I would email to let you know I've just put another order through. A friend bought our last bag so we haven't ordered for ourselves for a while.
The reason I am emailing is that we chose to try a bag of biscuits which were not CSJ and were from a local store. I am amazed at the difference in my dog's coat, health and smell (both fur and breath)!

When she was on the CSJ biscuits (probably for the last couple of years), people used to comment on how shiny her fur was. Her stools were always easy to pick up and her teeth were white. She's had ONE BAG (15kg) of different biscuits and her fur is dull and shedding. Her teeth are starting to go brown and she smells like an old dog. I am amazed as she's only 4 years old. I'm just hoping that some of the effects of the last lot of biscuits will be reversible with the CSJ!!

Have other people told you of such a big difference with biscuits? It really does appear that the poor biscuits have aged her! She's even sleeping more and for a border collie you'll know that's unusual in a young dog!  It's very strange in such a short period of time. What on earth do these companies use to make them??!

Regards,
Debbie B.

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