Area Co-ordinators

    IFRR - Area Co-ordinators.                                                                                                       Breed Rescue amended RGB                                                                          


All our co-ordiantors are available to offer help and assistance for any flatcoated retriever or owner needing help. 


SHARON TAMBLYN  - Sharon is South Western Area Co-ordinator  - email [email protected] 

IAIN ROBBE - Iain is Wales and the West Midlands Area Co-ordinator - email  [email protected] 

Dr Iain Robbé has had the privilege of being a human animal companion to flat coated retrievers for more than thirty years. He has been a volunteer with the Independent Flatcoated Retriever Rehoming organisation since 2012 involved with fostering, home assessments, and transport.
Three flat coated retrievers have been rehomed to him in the past seven years.
In his professional life he is a medical practitioner for human animals with a particular interest in the care of people with cancers. He is active as a clinical medical educationist and he has retired from clinical practice.
In recent years he has had several projects with the veterinary schools of Bristol, Nottingham and Edinburgh universities involving teaching and research into professionalism, communication skills, empathy, and building resilience.


ANNE HALEY - Anne is North Western Area Co-ordinator - email  [email protected] 

GEMMA JACOBS - Gemma is Eastern Area Co-ordinator -  email  [email protected] 

JUNE McPHILLIPS - June is Scotland Area Co-ordinator   -  email  [email protected] 

SASHA HESELTINE -  Sasha is North Eastern Area Co-ordinator - email  [email protected] 

Sasha is based in the North Yorkshire and is looking forward to being Area Co-ordinator for the North East. She has bred Labradors for 20yrs and have only recently been converted to the absolute joy of flattie ownership. She currently has black labrador Jazz and her partner in crime is Lola, a flatcoat bitch. 

MELANIE SALT -  Melanie is Midlands Area Co-ordinator -  email [email protected]

BREEDER LIAISON  - Gemma has kindly offered to liaise with any breeder that may have a dog returned to them that needs a new home. It is hoped that with Gemma's help we will to be able to work with breeders offer them help if needed. 

MARY HAINES - Enquiries for Eire and Northern Ireland -  email  [email protected]