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About Us.

Peter Whittem Cert TPTD, Canine First Aid Trained, DBS Checked with £5m Public Liability Insurance.

Peter has two dogs, Max his 4-year-old working Springer Spaniel and Seven his two-year-old working Cocker Spaniel.

Peter started his career in the finance industry working for some of the worlds’ top banks. Over 10 years he gained experience coaching and mentoring people which ultimately brought him to America as an international coach for Bank of America. Working with people to develop their skills and abilities has always been his passion and his focus is always to help people achieve their goals.
Whilst running his own marketing company in 2016 Peter got his first dog Max, a working Springer Spaniel and he soon discovered a passion for dog training.

After six months of attending workshops and training classes with Max he made the life changing decision to leave the corporate world and sell his marketing company to start a dog walking business – 21st Century Dogs.
Knowing that he wanted to provide the best possible experience for the dogs in his care, as well as being focussed on developing his own knowledge and skills, in 2018 he completed the WaggaWuffins Instructor Course passing with Distinction.  This gave him the skills to support and develop the dogs he walked. Peter has been a Trainer at WaggaWuffins since graduating in 2018.
Peter has continued his development and is currently studying a Diploma in Canine Health & Nutrition and has completed Dr Isla Fishburn's course on Canine Functional Characters.
Peter additionally has completed the Bronze & Silver Kennel Club Good Citizen Awards with Max and is working through the scheme with Seven.


James Dudzinski, Canine First Aid Trained, Clear DBS Check (January 2021)

James has a 1 year old Labradoodle called Storm.

James worked in catering and project management for years and in 2020 took an
opportunity to change career and start working with his new passion of dogs and
joined 21st Century Dogs.