Guiding you to a having a well-behaved pooch
Pet Behaviour Consultants
Pet Behaviour Consultant
Katie has 20 years experience in positive reinforcement dog training and behaviour management (including 15 years running puppy pre-schools, 6 of those on site at Turramurra Vet Hospital). Katie’s experience has included fostering 10 dogs for Monika’s Doggie Rescue, raising a puppy for Guide Dogs NSW, volunteering for Hornsby Dog Training Club and continuing training with her 3 dogs over that time (2 current). Katie has been a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) since 2005 (along with attending the annual conferences).
Katie’s qualifications are:
- Diploma in Advanced Canine Psychology.
- Fear Free Veterinary Professional (meaning that all veterinary handling behaviour recommendations are geared towards positive, fear free cooperative care).
- Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing.
Katie continues to update her knowledge and experience to ensure all behaviour and training recommendations are up to date. This includes completing short courses such as the Karen Pryor Academy courses in Better Veterinary Visits and the Puppy Start Right Puppy Pre-School Instructors Course. Katie is currently studying a Certificate IV in Animal Behaviour and Training through the Delta Society.
She comes highly recommended by all our vets and is very well-respected within the profession.