Mindfulness in Training

Mindfulness Master in Dog Training

With so many emotive articles available to read on the styles of training people use when training their dog, It can be impossible for the regular dog owner, that simply want the best for their dog to know what to believe. This is Mindfulness From words such as “force”, “dominance”, “alpha” to “purely positive” used…Continue Reading

Picket fence syndrome

Picket Fence Syndrome-Destructive Dogs

For over 10 years now I have been blessed to work with dogs on a full time basis in my business. I have shared some of the most heart warming memories with people, from the moment they bring their dog to me for training, to the moments when we share a tear as we say…Continue Reading

Enrich your Dogs life, let them Sniff

Enrich your Dogs life, let them Sniff Most of us know that dogs have a great sense of smell, but do you know just how good? With dogs trained to follow human scent for search and rescue, human remains, explosives and medical conditions, we can’t deny how smart dogs are. In the past week alone…Continue Reading

Dogs & Kids

Safe Kids and K9’s

Lets start a conversation about Safe Kids and K9’s…… What if what you thought you knew was incorrect? I write this in the hope of starting a conversation. A conversation to provoke ones thought on their current perception. Child safety around dogs As with any topic that can draw strong emotions, this can be a…Continue Reading

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Dogs saving lives-Medical Alert Dog

It been 12 months since we hosted the first of our “Conversations with The K9 Company”, our funding raising events to support and raise funds for a Seizure Alert dog for Sam, a 13 year old boy. So we thought we’d give you all an update, but first lets take a look back at how…Continue Reading

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Are you Fire Ready?

Having a fire safety plan is vital in Australia. Having a fire plan that includes your pet may mean the difference between life and death for your four-legged members of the family We have all heard the horrific stories of the panic ensues in a fire emergency, pets are often sadly left behind. So make…Continue Reading


Why Should I Train my Dog?

We often hear dog owners stating that they don’t want to turn their dog into a robot “I bought a dog, not a robot!” Training your dog doesn’t turn it into a robot, nor does it squash or kill their personality. Training your dog is one of the best manners in which to make life easier…Continue Reading


Zia – Our new puppy

Zia, Our Belgian Malinois Puppy So it’s been a busy month (August). With the flu season upon us, we haven’t been as social (media) as we had hoped to be. So here’s a quick recap on our past few weeks We welcomed little Zia into our home approx 4 weeks ago, a Belgian Malinois. The…Continue Reading

dog toilet training

Toilet Training Tips

Toilet Training is one of the most common areas we are asked for assistance with from our clients. This area of training doesn’t need to be stressful nor difficult. We suggest to start toilet training your puppy as soon as you get them home. Set yourself up for success from the beginning and this will…Continue Reading

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Is your Dog scared of going to the Vet’s?

Is your Dog scared of going to the Vets? Our dogs have always enjoyed going to the vet’s, in fact, sometimes they even “pick-up” as we arrive. Unfortunately this isn’t the case for every dog. Below we have listed 5 basic things you can do at home to help alleviate Social Stresses from your dog’s…Continue Reading

What do you need when getting a Puppy?

K9 Education at it’s Best I’ve often had clients that have come to me for behavioural training & advice say “The pet shop said that this piece of equipment or this product will help with training my puppy” This breaks my heart as more than often I have to tell them that I disagree with…Continue Reading

Volunteering in Thailand – Elephant Kraal

In May of this year (2014) we organised for a few of the K9 Crew to go and visit the animals of Thailand. After quite a bit of research in to the different places we could volunteer a, I picked the Royal Elephant Kraal in Ayutthaya. There were may reasons as to why I choose…Continue Reading