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We are a family run business who offer many services from private individual lessons to group sessions to home visits if needed for any behavioural issues you may be having. Our training facilities are excellent, we have access to a large Floodlit Indoor Arena, where we hold regular weekly classes and we also have access to use 100's of acres of land suited for dog training in a more open environment.

We pride ourselves on our expertise, achievements and reputation. We are now recommended by many vets throughout Merseyside and the North West.

Adrian Slater

Adrian has been training dogs for 35 years. He is at the top of his field as a Professional Gun Dog Trainer. Adrian has competed and won many working tests, trials and competitions over the years. He is an ‘ A ‘ Panel Kennel Club Judge & was kindly asked to judge the Springer Spaniel Championships in 2009 which was held at Belvoir Castle.

Adrian has represented and qualified to run with different dogs at the prestigious CLA Game Fairs for 9 consecutive years. In 2009 Adrian was awarded the highest score ever achieved by a Springer Spaniel gaining a fantastic 98 points with his ESS "Rosie".

In 2008 Kipperridge Gundogs were invited by The Kennel Club to attend the Crufts Dog Show which is held every year at the NEC Birmingham. There the Kipperridge Gundogs performed daily in the dog activities arena. The Kennel Club have since invited them back and this year they were asked to perform a gun dog demonstration live in the main arena just before best in show.

Adrian Slater


In 2010, Adrian was also privileged to have been the recipient of "The Gun Dog Trainer Of The Year Award", which was presented to him by The Countryman's Weekly Newspaper in the International arena at the CLA game fair 2010.

Caroline Slater

Caroline started her training at the age of 17 and since then she has owned , trained and competed with her German Shepherds. Caroline won the 1998 National Association of security dog users Championships. In 1997 Caroline attended a course with The British Institute Of Professional Dog Trainers were she was awarded an honours pass. She has since trained with the Florida Police Department in the USA and attended many courses to increase her natural skill with dogs. Caroline has expanded her knowledge of dog behaviour, clicker training, gundog training, pet dog training and diversified to natural horsemanship attending a course with a top Parelli Instructor. Caroline enjoys working with problem dogs and recommends that as soon as a behavioural problem starts to occur, to seek out the right advice and help by a competant & experienced trainer.

Together, Adrian and Caroline have had the advantage of learning about the canine world by working with, training and living with many different breeds for many years . They both believe that observing canine behaviour and watching how dogs engage with each other is the key to advancing the skill of learning dog behaviour.

"We must learn to communicate with them on their level and in their language, when we do this we gain the respect and the relationship that makes a dog content, balanced and respectful"

Caroline Slater


The majority of the problems the average pet dog owner has is simply down to a poor understanding of the leadership qualities or leadership language that is required to keep the dog under control. At K92000 we try to teach the handlers that come, how to communicate in a way their dog understands. We get best results when the owner is committed , willing to learn, and willing to be a leader. The experience of both Adrian and Caroline and the teaching methods they adopt is why K92000 is now being seen as one of the primary training venues in the UK for pet dog obedience, behaviour advice and dog training.