Ruth Dunning has been running a range of dog classes since 2000 when she was qualified by the Federation of Canine Behaviourists and Pet Dog Trainers. Ruth is a member of the Kennel Club Accredited Instructor Scheme. She worked rescue collie, Jess, successfully competing in Agility and Freestyle Heelwork to Music to Advanced Level from 1997 to 2006. Jess achieved her Gold in Kennel Club Good Citizens and took part in many public displays, including school assemblies and Old People Homes. Ruth also trained her Standard Poodle, Melody, in Competition Obedience, Heelwork to Music, Agility and Gundog work.