Meet our Dog Dudes
Welcome to the Dog Dudes Page, here you can find out a bit more about the dudes running the walks.
Rob Osman - Fully Qualified Dog Dude & Mental Health First Aider
Favourite Dog Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback or Hungarian Vizsla. I can't choose
Unusual Fact: Rob has a deep dark past as a bit of an actor and once played Nicholas Nickleby in a 6hr epic version of the play. Be glad you didn't have to sit through that!
Super Power: Talking! Apparently.
Hobbies: Hanging with my boy Titch, surfing, van life, Dudes & Dogs.
Rob’s Dog and Fellow D&D Walk Host: Although not hosting walks whilst he manages the training of Dog Dudes, Rob's (now famous) dog Mali goes just about everywhere he does.
Job: Financial Planner / Firefighter
Dream: To Fly Air Ambulance
Mission: To show people it doesn’t matter where you started, anything is possible.
Dog: Jasper - Cockerpoo
Best trick: Making things vanish. Especially when involving food.
Nick Poulton - Fully qualified Dog Dude & Mental Health First Aider
Area: Henley on Thames, South Oxfordshire
Favourite Dog Breed: Hungarian Wirehaired Vizsla
Unusual Fact: Nick has seen a ghost. No, really.
Super Power: Nick claims he can connect any film to any film by a series of factual links (Kinda like the 7 degrees of Kevin Bacon without the Kevin Bacon bit)
Hobbies: Running, watching films, writing, listening to music, walking & talking
Nick’s Dog and Fellow D&D Walk Host: Otto, a young Wirehaired Vizsla, who is full of beans, totally soppy and loves EVERYONE!
Matt Selwyn - Fully qualified Dog Dude & Mental Health First Aider
Favourite Dog Breed: Labrador
Unusual Fact: Holds a black belt in traditional Wado Ryu kickboxing
Super Power: Matt has an unwavering ability to support his local rugby team – GLAWSTER, GLAWSTER.
Hobbies: Finding new music and attending gigs, long walks with his dog, “playing” the guitar.
Matt’s Dog and Fellow D&D Walk Host: Oakey, a 5-year-old Labrador X Vizsla, who is never happier than when rolling in mud.
Kieran Yarwood - Fully qualified Dog Dude & Mental Health First Aider
Favourite Dog Breed: Golden Retriever
Unusual Fact: I've had more dogs stay the night at my house than I've had people visit
Super Power: Being able to eat 24/7
Area: Bristol South
Favourite Dog Breed: Dachshund
Unusual Fact: I put hot sauce on a cooked breakfast
Super Power: the ability to trip over thin air
Area: South Bristol "Massive"
Dog: Bechon Bolognese
Claim to Fame: I’ve met the big 3 - Princess Di, Michael Jackson and Donald Trump, oh and Andi Peters bought my iPhone for me
Super Power: Spotting typos on menus and signs. I’m genuinely remarkable at it.
Christian Williams - Fully qualified Dog Dude & Mental Health First Aider
Dog Name: Hank
Unusual Fact: Once worked on the film set for the movie ‘Show Dogs’
Super Power: Tyson Fury’s No 1 Fan
Tony Phipps - Fully qualified Dog Dude & Mental Health First Aider
Favorite Dog: Bull Dog
Super Power: Speed
Interesting Fact: Tony became friends with a Taliban sniper who tried to kill Tony and his patrol.
Favourite Dog Breed: How are you supposed to choose just one!
Unusual Fact: Can fit a whole dry Weetabix in my mouth
Super Power: Making the drinking of coffee during exercise sessions seem perfectly normal
Hobbies: In a dance crew called Outta Puff Daddys, walking and running (when not broken)
Michael’s Dog and Fellow D&D Walk Host: Loki a 5 year old Labrador X Cocker Spaniel who is the most happy and chilled out chap (unless you try to post anything through my door!)