Kirsten’s passion for animals drove her to start her career in a veterinary practice, followed by a step into dog grooming where she started her own business. After a few years she decided to change track and gain experience in a business environment for a pet insurance company, where she progressed to a senior role and gained business knowledge from various roles. She decided to combine all this experience and teach others, joining Haddon Training in 2018. Kirsten has a Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement and Level 3 Certificate in Introductory in Dog Grooming. When she is not training our animal care apprentices, she can be found training in the gym or looking after one of her many pets. She has two ragdolls (Blue and Cici), an African pygmy hedgehog (Thornton), a gecko, snake and chameleon.