Meet the Team


Mary Wendland
Mary has been involved with dogs and the boarding kennels for over 30 years and continues to pass on her wealth and depth of knowledge to other generations. A German shepherd specialist she has produced 7  champions in the breed and continues to judge in Ireland and abroad. She is an all breed and Championship Best in Show judge.


Jim Stephens
Consultant to the Irish Kennel Club on animal behavioural matters. Jim is recognised as one of the most qualified animal behaviourists in the country holding a Masters degree from Southampton University in Companion animal behaviour counselling, He speaks regularly on all aspects of dog and feline behaviours and writes for several national  publications, as well as appearing on TV and radio. He is a committee member of the Schnauzer club of Ireland and the German Shepherd dog club of Ireland and also acts as a club representative on the Irish Kennel Club Ard Chomhairle, where he also serves on the Agility, Obedience & Working Trials Committee.


Grainne Synnott
Grainne is a mainstay of the kennels and has a wealth of experience in animal husbandry both canine and equine. She is a German Shepherd dog enthusiast and is a proud owner of the breed as well as supporting the activities of the German Shepherd Dog Club of Ireland.


Ger Ryan
Ger joined the kennels via the Bray course in Animal Care & Husbandry from which he graduated several years ago. He is an enthusiastic dog owner.


Lisa White
Lisa is an experienced dog owner of pedigree and non-pedigree dogs, and at the moment owns two dogs  and is furthering her interest in dog grooming.