Meet Our Team

Swee Yen Yap

Head Trainer/Behavior Consultant​

Swee Yen founded Us & The Dogs (UATD) in 2014 and has been offering private home training for all categories of behavior change until June 2019 when she finally decided to grow the business into a full service facility to finally meet the demands for reward-based training and highest standard of animal care.


Formally educated by and a graduate from The Academy for Dog Trainers, Swee Yen has continued to further her knowledge with a plethora of on and offline workshops and seminars from around the world. She leads all the group and private classes, and designs all the enrichment programs at UATD.

Claire Xiqing Tan

Fitness Trainer

Responsible for all the fitness and conditioning classes at UATD, Claire also assists in designing the curricula for classes to ensure structural safety and development. Claire is a Certified Professional Canine Fitness Trainer (CPCFT) under the tutelage of Dr Debbie Torraca DPT, MSPT, OCS, CCRP for land-based canine fitness training. She also holds a Level 3 Certificate for Small Animal Hydrotherapy accredited by Greyfriars Veterinary Hydrotherapy & Rehabilitation in UK.

Claire has a passion for sport dog conditioning and regularly uses her three working border collies, Charm, Rune and Frisk.