Community Education

We love sharing our knowledge about animals and how to train them.

What are you interested in?

  • Canine Behaviour, Management & Training
  • Safe Handling in Veterinary Clinics
  • How to run a Puppy School
  • Therapy & Service Dog Training
  • Education for Children
  • Agricultural studies – Animal Handling
  • Training Chickens, Guinea Pigs & Other Pets
  • Training Animals for Film & TV
  • Community Safety
  • Starting a Walking Group
  • Managing Pets in Residential Villages
  • Flower Essences for Pets

Community Benefits

  • Owner education
  • Nurture human/animal relationships
  • Improve quality of life for people and dogs
  • Provide group support for those living alone
  • Provide opportunities for members of the group to establish a network and facilitate walking groups, pet minding, sharing of ideas etc.

Jennifer Wilcox operates Paw Behaviour Dog Training.  Her qualifications and accreditation include:

  • Nationally accredited Cert IV Delta CGC Dog Trainer
  • Founding Member Delta Professional Dog Trainers Association
  • Cert IV Workplace Assessment & Training
  • Temperament Tester & Evaluator Delta Therapy Dogs Program
  • Guest Lecturer Delta Cert IV Course
  • Guest Lecturer Animal Studies Box Hill Institute TAFE
  • Member & Certified Dog Trainer, Association of Animal Behaviour Professionals
  • Member of the Australian & USA Association of Pet Dog Trainers.
  • Member Pet Professional Guild
  • Qualified Administrator Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
  • Professional training Australian Bush Flower and Bach Flower Essences.

SEMINARS & WORKSHOPS

Schools, community groups, government agencies, specialist businesses, veterinary practices and accommodation facilities - we are happy to train your staff or tailor a talk or workshop just for you!

Educating our community in the management of their animals is rewarding in many ways and can assist in preventing or helping with behavioural problems in pets.

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Our popular “Ask The Dog Trainer” topics include:

  • Before you buy that dog
  • How dogs learn
  • Separation Anxiety, Stress & Fear
  • Understand Dog Body Language
  • Playtime – Fun or Fear?
  • Why Yelling “NO” Doesn’t Work
  • Come Back!
  • Children & Dogs – Keeping them safe
  • Bored & Barking
  • Training Tricks for Film & TV, or just for fun
  • Thinking about a Second Dog?

Contact us for more information!

SEMINARS PRESENTED

Need a speaker for your next event?

Jennifer Wilcox is an experienced and qualified presenter. She holds a Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment TAE40110 and has a Working with Children Check.

  • 20 Sept 2014 – “Managing Aggressive Dogs” – Frankston Obedience Dog Club
  • 16 April 2011 - "Training Dogs for Therapy Work" - Presentation at Dogs Victoria Canine Small Breed Health Seminar
  • Radio - Regular Guest Presenter– 88.3 Southern FM Community Radio
  • May 2008 – “Fun, Fast & Effective Dog Training” -  Probus Club, Patterson Lakes Community Centre May 2008
  • October 2007 "Safetyville Day" Aspendale Gardens Primary School - Dog Safety Presentation to six groups of Grade 1 & 2 students
  • June 2007 One Day Course “Managing Other People’s Dogs” to CASPA Member
  • June 2006 One Day Course “Managing Other People’s Dogs” to CASPA Member
  • May 2005 “Understanding & Managing Other Peoples Dogs” – One Day Practical Workshop to CASPA at Australian Animal Protection Society
  • April & Nov 2004 – “Understanding & Managing Other Peoples Dogs” – One Day Presentation to Companion Animal Service Providers Association Victoria (CASPA)
  • June 2003 – “Good Dogs & The Art of Training People” – Guest Lecturer, Delta CGC Instructor’s Course
  • May 2003 – “Give Your Dog a Positive Start” – Monthly presentations at the Aust Animal Protection Society Animal Shelter, delivered to owners of rehomed dogs
  • March 2003 – “A Positive Approach to Shelter Dogs” – presentations to staff and volunteers at the Australian Animal Protection Society Animal Shelter.
  • “A Positive Network” Presentation to Hastings and Croydon Dog Obedience Clubs during 2001
  • October 2001 – “Colleagues Working Together” - “Dogs Behaving Badly” Seminar in Adelaide with Dr Kirsti Seksel
  • June 2001 – “Colleagues Working Together” - “Dogs Behaving Badly” Seminar in Melbourne with Dr Kirsti Seksel, Dr Debbie Calnon, Dr Robert Holmes
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