Jennie, Dog/Puppy Trainer
Jennie is one of our Veterinary Nurses who joined the team in July 2010, with much experience in both small and large animal nursing procedures, and a keen interest in animal behaviour. She has been training dogs and teaching classes within clinics and dog training facilities for many years and thoroughly enjoys sharing her skills and expertise with others who are keen to learn. Having dealt with an array of breeds and various behaviour issues over the years, Jennie has developed an in depth knowledge and understanding in structuring relevant training programs for each individual dog, and to guide owners throughout the learning process.
She is our resident Puppy School Teacher and Dog Trainer/Behaviourist, having had many years experience in the training, showing and breeding of Australian Cattle Dogs, Kelpies and Boston Terriers, which have given her a wealth of knowledge in this field. Jennie’s also trains her own dogs to work and herd livestock on the farm, whilst finding time to train and compete in the obedience and agility ring. She has a great passion for helping owners bond and work with their animal companions.
Jennie has also worked extensively in the Australian television industry, training both the canine and equine stars of the show, ensuring they perform to perfection in front of the camera.
Jennie has completed many short courses in Dog Training/Behaviour and Puppy Preschool Training. She is currently studying (Certificate III in Dog Behaviour and Training) with one of the world’s most recognised Dog Training Companies (NDTFA) National Dog Trainers Federation of Australia, working alongside some of the most well respected Dog Behaviourists in the country.