(Brad Tyndall 2021)
(Victoria Wilson Photography 2021)
(Victoria Wilson Photography 2021)
Pet Professional Guild Australia – An educational resource that clarifies the differences in training and pet care methodologies available and where a pet owner can be confident that the information, services and products offered are on the forefront of force-free training and pet care.
Delta Institute Leaders in positive reinforcement training qualifications.
Association of Pet Dog Trainers Australia A national association of professional dog trainers and others in the Australian dog community.
ASSISTANCE AND THERAPY ASSOCIATIONS
MindDog Not-for-profit organisation that exists to help people train and accredit psychiatric assistance dogs.
Delta Society Delta’s mission is to promote & facilitate positive interaction between people and animals.
Animal Therapies Ltd National organisation advancing the understanding, acceptance and accessibility of animal-assisted services for those in need.
Madgz Dog Supplies Toys for hard chewers
Aussie Dog Tough toys to enrich your dog’s life
Kong High quality enrichment toys.
Kong stuffing frozen kong dog treat recipes
Nina Ottosson Toys Puzzle games strengthening the bond with your dog.
LickiMat Slow feeder, enrichment treat dispenser
Harbour City Dog Gear Australian harness specialist. Helping with choosing and fitting the best harness for your dog
HELPFUL TRAINING INFORMATION
Kikopup Emily Larlham’s dog training videos
Pet Professional Guild Australia’s Position Statements
Puppy Culture learning centre The powerful first 12 weeks that can shape your puppy’s future.
How to choose a dog trainer American Veterinary Society of Animal Behaviour position statement on how to go about choosing a dog trainer in what is a poorly regulated industry.
Sirius Pup Dr. Dunbar created and taught the world’s very first puppy class.
Dog Star Daily – Ian Dunbar (puppy guru) has created a free website for people to learn as much as they possibly can about their new puppy.
Dog Welfare Campaign Welfare in dog training, possible consequences of using aversive training techniques.
Pack theory debunked Dogs are not actually pack animals…
Modern Training methods The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) recommends positive reinforcement training methods for dogs as the preferred method of training.
Use of Dominance Theory in Behaviour Modification American Veterinary Society of Animal Behaviour (AVSAB) position statement on ‘dominance theory’.
What method to use in dog training? American Veterinary Society of Animal Behaviour (AVSAB) position statement on methods of dog training.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
My Best Friend A very special service particularly for elderly and terminally ill companion animals.
Puppies have different exercise needs Puppy fitness that fits the puppy
Exercising your dog What’s good exercise?
Precise Pet Care Pet minding and dog walking service
Calm Pet Vet Fear free mobile veterinary care at home
Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists, Veterinary Behaviour Chapter Those with a specific interest and high level of expertise in the field of animal behaviour and veterinary behavioural medicine.
Dr Vanessa Rohlf Vanessa is a consultant, therapist, and educator specialising in stress management, compassion fatigue, pet loss, and animal bereavement for animal caregivers.
Lost & Found Australian wide lost and found service.
Animal Aid Victorian Animal Welfare organisation dedicated to the care of all lost, unwanted and abused animals.
RSPCA A non-government community based animal welfare charity.
Lost Dogs’ Home Australia’s largest animal shelter
Lort Smith Animal Hospital Veterinary services, shelter and rehoming.
Pet Rescue Finding homes for rescue animals.
Pet Finders Australia Finding homes for animals.
National Pet Register Identification service for cats and dogs.
Holidaying with Dogs Pet Friendly Accommodation Guide.
ANIMAL WELFARE ORGANISATIONS
Wildlife Victoria Help for Wildlife in Victoria.
Animals Australia The Voice for Animals.
World Animal Protection World Society for the Protection of Animals.
Bali Street Dogs Protecting and caring for Bali street dogs.
Animals Asia Foundation Protecting all animals throughout Asia.
Born Free Foundation International wildlife charity working to prevent wild animal suffering & protect threatened species.
Free The Bears Fund Inc
The David Sheldrick Wildlife Fund Dedicated to the protection and preservation of elephants and rhino.
Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme Only project actively establishing new genetically viable and self-sustaining wild populations of any great ape species, anywhere.