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About DogWise

DogWise was established in 1999 with a view to helping pet owners develop a better relationship with their dogs and to work with those who set their sights on competitive sports such as Agility, Obedience, Rally-O, and Working Trials.

We continually strive to use up to date methods in our training.  We use positive reward based training with an emphasis on play, making training fun for you and your dog.

Judith Owens Poole

Judith Owens Poole is one of Irelands leading competitors and trainers with over 40 years experience in many aspects of companion and competition dogs.

* Associate Life Member of the Irish Kennel Club CLG.

* IKC representative of An Ard Chomhairle since 2000

* Chairperson of the Irish Kennel Club 's Canine Activities and Sports Committee

* Secretary to -

Blanchardstown & District Dog Training Club

Border Collie Club of Ireland

Rally-O Club of Ireland

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Judith's special achievements include -

Trainer and handler of Ireland's first Triple Champion in Show, Obedience & Working Trials

Irelands only handler to own & train seven Irish Working Trials Champions

Owner, trainer and handler of three Dual Champions in Show & Working Trials

Owner, trainer and handler of two Obedience Champions

Irish Team Captain competing in Crufts Obedience World Cup 2005

Qualified numerous dogs for Crufts Dog Show

Owner, trainer and handler of Irish Kennel Club Top Obedience Dog and

Top Working Trials Dog of the Year

Winner of three Working Trials Championship Certificates U.K.

The first, and to date, the only Irish handler to win the Kennel Club (U.K.) Working Trials Championships 2007 and runner up in 2008

Owner and trainer of many TV & Film dogs including 'Canine Aidan' in Finding Joy and

'Sammy' aka Morse in Banshees of Inisherin.


Judging -

Judith is currently the only Irish Judge qualified to award Green Stars (I.K.C. Championship Certificates) in Agility, Breed, Obedience and Working Trials.  Judith is a fully licenced I.K.C. Judge and international Judge in Agility, Breed, Obedience and Working Trials.

The highlight of Judith's Judging career has been to judge the U.K. Working Trials Kennel Club Championship Tracking Dog Stake in 2019.

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