Meet the team

Meet Our Team

Epsom Canine Rescue is a small independent rescue that runs with limited funds and relies mainly on volunteers. We are lucky to  have some amazing volunteers behind the scenes helping with walking, technical support, running our social media and helping with fundraising and events. 

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Founder & Trustee - Nikki Weeks-Taylor

Nikki is the founder  of Epsom Canine Rescue and she has a particular soft spot for oldies, hence our end of life foster work and palliative care. She is also a self confessed petrol head when time allows.

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Trustee - Steve Taylor

Steve also loves dogs and is on hand to do the walking, helping out and any required DIY. He enjoys cycling in his time off from ECR and is an avid football fan.

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Kennel Assistant - Jackie Anderson

Jackie works mornings, and is a firm favourite with lots of the dogs including our special needs boy Jakey, who she has taught to do lots of different tricks. Jackie cares for two horses and has rescue birds.

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Volunteer - Lindsay Ford

Lindsay helps with fundraising events and also is involved with exercising the dogs. Lindsay has a soft spot for terriers and collies.

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Volunteer - Nicola Hart 

Nicky comes weekly to walk the dogs who all love her, and help with the mountain of laundry! She is also a qualified Animal Bach Flower Practitioner- BFRAP and advises on any remedies required for our rescue dogs. Nicky also helps at fundraising events. Nicky also volunteers for Cats in Crisis Epsom.

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Volunteer - Tim Sullivan

Tim helps at a lot of our fundraisers and also donates items for sale. Tim is a big bulldog fan and often judges at our dog shows.

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IT & Media Coordinator/ Fundraising - Kim Shrosbree & Fundraiser - Tom Pope

Kim is one of our Facebook admins and covers media engagements. Kim also helps out at fundraising events and is our local drop off point in Epsom. Tom also helps out at our fundraising events. They are both ardent dog lovers and have two terriers. Kim is also a keen gardener.

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Volunteer - Kelly Woodrow

Kelly walks and plays with all the dogs and also assist Rob with Instagram. Kelly loves all animals and lives on a farm helping all the animals there.

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Volunteer - Debra Farrell

Debra is one of our fundraisers and also collects items for the rescue. She is a terrier lady and has the lovely Jekka from ECR.

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Volunteers - Mark & Helen Pearcy

Mark is our 'Metal Guru' and does any kennel repairs and keeps our ECR transit running. Both Mark and Helen do carboots for us.

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Volunteer - Tracey Fowler

Tracey helps out at fundraisers and collects items on our behalf. Tracey loves all bull breeds and has mumma Cass a rescue Stafford from ECR.

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Behaviourist - Laura McAuliffe

Laura is a qualified clinical behaviourist and runs Dog Communication. Laura fosters puppies for ECR and is on hand to offer training and behavioural advice to ECR free of charge. Laura also helps at fundraisers and has judged several of our dog shows. She has three teaching dogs two of which are from ECR and enjoys spending time with them and her family.


Social Media Coordinator- Rob & Web Site Coordinator Ellie

Rob runs all our social media channels including online fundraisers. Ellie has designed and built our website and handles all website updates. Ellie is also a great cake maker and sells these to raise funds for ECR. They love all dogs and are passionate about saving them. They enjoy going on mini breaks round the Uk.