Meet our Dog Dudes
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!)
Area: South Bristol
Favourite Dog Breed: Cocker Spaniel
Unusual Fact: Les Dennis has worn my dressing gown
Super Power: I am extremely average at a lot of things
Hobbies: cycling, gardening, rock climbing, anything outdoors/nature-based
Simon's Dog & fellow D&D Walk Host: Simon doesn't have a furry friend at the moment, he is waiting until the time is right with his lifestyle... but for now, he may have the odd special guest joining him along the way....
Favourite Dog Breed: German Shepherd
Unusual Fact: My great grandfather was Lord Mayor of Leicester and received an OBE for his services to St Johns Ambulance
Super Power: Running
Hobbies: Running, cycling, caravaning, walking, crazy challenges
Paul’s Dog and Fellow D&D Walk Host: Boris, the fun loving and super friendly German Shepherd, he never ceases to make me smile and is an excellent companion.