Meet The Team 

  • Alison Bosworth

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    Director & Bale's Mum

    Hi, seeing the impact Bale made to Harry and our family has made me so passionate about the services we can provide to support other families. I have a background in psychology and adore dogs. I love our growing Bale's Buddies family! 

     

     

      

  • James Bosworth 

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    Director & Bale's Dad

    Hi, I grew up working alongside my parents breeding dogs and showing at Crufts. I ABSOLUTELY love dogs!! I've applied all my years of experience on training Bale to help Harry and it is so rewarding seeing all of Bale's Buddies do the same for their people.

  • Lisa Quaintance

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    Dog Trainer & Animal Assisted Therapist 

    Hello, I have been a part of the Bale's Buddies family from the beginning. I have worked in various roles with animals including zoos and farms and have a Level 3 qualification in Animal Management. I have an immense love for my job. I enjoy spending time with my dog, relaxing with a good book and love music. 

  • Jodie Stoyle

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    Dog Trainer & Animal Assisted Therapist

    I have been with Bale's Buddies since September 2019. I love   spending time with Bertie my dog, who is training to be a Community Therapy Dog, horse riding, cycling and being outdoors, as I love nature. Animals have always been very important to me and the effects they have on your well being.

  • Katy Geake 

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    Office Co-ordinator & Dog Trainer

    Hi I'm Katy, I started at Bale's Buddies in March 2020. 

    I am foster Mummy to some of the puppies that join the programme. I also own a miniature Shih tzu who was a rescue dog from Cyprus.

    I am really enjoying learning the training that we teach the dogs.

  • Taya Way

    Apprentice - Digital Marketer & Animal Assisted Therapist

    Hi, I joined the Bale’s Buddies team in June 2020. Growing up around dogs has really made me appreciate what amazing companions they are! I hold an NVQ level 2 in Animal Care and I’ve also worked in various roles in the industry. I love playing with my dog, who’s a mini bull terrier, and also going on long walks in my spare time :)

  • Mollie Busko

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    Apprentice - Animal Care & Welfare Assistant & Animal Assisted Therapist 

    Hi, I love growing crops and flowers on my allotment. I also enjoy kayaking and paddle boarding down the beach in the warmer months.

    I absolutely adore dogs and believe they are the key to happiness.

  • Sophie Kelly 

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    Apprentice - Animal Care & Welfare Assistant & Animal Assisted Therapist 

    Hi, I’ve joined the team to help set up a sister organisation! I have an OCN level 3 diploma in Dog Grooming and I run my own Dog Grooming business. 
    I love all animals and have two crazy spaniels of my own! I am also fluent in sign language and was the youngest person in Britain to pass my level 1 and 2 BSL!

  • Jodie Cloherty- W

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    Apprentice - Animal Care & Welfare Assistant & Animal Assisted Therapist 

    Having previously lived at home with my mums guide dog I have seen how it’s opened up a new world for our family. This makes me passionate about working with Bale’s Buddies and being able to provide support and make a real difference which can change other peoples lives.
     

  • Arthur Haines

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    Apprentice - Animal Care & Welfare Assistant & Animal Assisted Therapist 

    Hi I'm Arthur I've been in the infantry for the past 4-5 years but left to pursue my passion in working with dogs. I enjoy drawing, watersports, and running. Im also an animal advocate, spending a lot of my free time working against animal cruelty. 

  • James Roome 

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    Apprentice - Animal Care & Welfare Assistant & Animal Assisted Therapist 

    Hi, I’m James, and I have always been in love with all kinds of animals since I was a child and because of this, I was able to pursue a BSc (Hons) degree in Animal Science. I then worked as an animal keeper for four years, which I loved every second of. I decided to join the Bales Buddies Team because I want to continue pursuing my interest in animal behaviour and training.

  • Sean Davey

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    Family Practitioner & Animal Assisted Therapist 

    Hello, for the past 14 years I have been working with young people with disabilities and their families. I feel very passionate about aiding families to have positive experiences and relationships. I have grown up with dogs and they bring so much joy into my life. Going for adventures with my two collie crosses is one my favourite things to do. In my free time I love to write and perform music.

  • Molly Pittam

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    Dog Trainer & Animal Assisted Therapist 

    Hi, I have just moved to Devon from the Midlands and am really enjoying my new life by the sea. I have always had a love for animals, particularly dogs, and have two crazy spaniel cross breeds of my own. I enjoy the outdoors, going for long walks and exploring places to visit in my new area. I am really excited to pursue my new career with this amazing not-for-profit business

CONTACT US 

By Email: 

enquiries@balesbuddies.org

By phone:

07494 123604

 

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Daccombe

Devon

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