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Jennifer Wilcox

Jennifer Wilcox

Manager/Trainer

Jennifer Wilcox has been professional dog trainer since 1999. Jennifer owns and manages Paw Behaviour® Dog Training, presents at conferences, delivers training and advice to industry professionals, teaches at educational facilities and has extensive experience training dogs for obedience, therapy work and film & TV.

Jennifer is a teacher who is passionate about helping people understand their dogs and helping them live happily together.

Jennifer mentors many students undergoing animal behaviour studies – ACM40322 Certificate IV in Animal Behaviour and Training delivered by RTOs, including The Delta Society, various TAFEs, Institute of Modern Dog Training, Animals on Course.

Jennifer and her team provide opportunities for students to observe classes and at times, go on to develop skills in presenting classes.   If you are seeking mentorship, please contact us for more information.

Qualifications

  • Accredited Delta Canine Good Citizen Instructor and Assessor, Certificate IV in Dog Behavioural Training, NSW Vocational Education and Training Accreditation Board (October 2000)
  • Cert IV in Training & Assessment TAE 40110 (December 2014)
  • Certificate IV Workplace Assessment and Training (July 2004)
  • Accredited Administrator of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

Accreditation & Membership

  • Pet Professional Guild Australia & USA – Professional Member
  • Delta Professional Dog Trainers Association (Founding Committee Member)
  • Accredited Delta Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Instructor
  • Accredited Delta Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Assessor
  • Fear Free Certified Professional Animal Trainer
  • Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) Australia – Accredited Professional Dog Trainer
  • Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) USA
  • Professional Member & Certified Dog Trainer – Association of Animal Behavior Professionals USA (July 2008)
  • Australasian Society of Zoo Keeping Assoc. Member
  • Australian Psychologists Press MBTI Professionals Group

Professional Development

Jennifer continually updates her knowledge and skills by participating in local and international professional development seminars. This ensures you receive the most current and professional training and advice.

  • International Modern Dog Trainers (IMDT) Easy Peasy Puppy Training – Steve Mann, Perth WA (15-17 Sept 2023)
  • Barking Brains Scent & Science Workshop – Dr Kathy Murphy & Elliot Connor, March 2023
  • The Brain & Behaviour Through Life Stages – Dr Kathy Murphy, April 202
  • Fear Free Certification Program – Certified Fear Free Professional Animal Trainer, August 2018
  • Behavior Works – Living & Learning with Animals 8 Week Course, October 2018
  • Robert (Bob) E Bailey – Adelaide Zoo SA, 21 & 22 April 2017
  • APDT Aust Conference – Seaworld Qld 28 October, 1 November 2015, Chirag Patel, Nando Brown, Veronica Boutelle, Malena De Martini
  • Giant Panda Research Panda, Chengdu China Educational Visit, September 2015
  • “Five Go To Sea” Animal Behaviour Seminar USA 19 to 26 April 2014 – Ken Ramirez, Kay Laurence, Alexandra Kurland, Jesus Rosales-Ruez
  • Roger Abrantes 4 Day Guinea Pig Workshop Adelaide, 17 to 20 October 2013
  • Dr Susan Friedman Aust Vet Assoc AVBIG Seminar Sydney, 30 Aug to 1 Sept 2013
  • K9 Nosework Seminar Melbourne, 17 Aug 2013
  • Dangerous Dogs APDTA Seminar Melbourne, 20 July 2013, Dr Kersti Seksel & Dr Terry Theakstone
  • Grisha Stewart BAT Workshop- Cairns Qld,3 – 4 November 2012
  • Delta Professional Dog Trainers Assoc Seminar, Sydney, 25 & 26 August 2012
  • Emily Larlham Seminar Coolangatta, 18 & 19 Aug 2012
  • Terry Ryan Chicken Training Workshop Brisbane, 27 & 28 June 2012
  • Australian Bush Flower Essences Practitioner Workshop Level 2 , July 2011
  • Kinesiology & Australian Bush Flower Essences with Ian White, May 2011
  • Australian Bush Flower Essences Practitioner Workshop Level 1, October 2010
  • Bach Flower Remedies for Animals, 18 & 19 Sept 2010
  • Delta Professional Dog Trainers Association Seminar, 6 & 7 March 2010
  • AVBIG Seminar by Steven Lindsay – Werribee, Sunday, 14th March 2010
  • Minding Animals” 1st International Academic & Community Conference on Animals & Society, Newcastle NSW, 13 to 18 July 2009
  • Aust Veterinary Association Seminar – Dispelling the “Dominance” Myth & Achieving Control of Dog Behaviour, 22 March 2009
  • November 2008 APDT Conference (3 Days) Sydney – Roger Abrantes PhD, Jennifer Messer DVM, Pamela Dennison
  • September 2007 APDT Conference (3 days) Sydney – Nicole Wilde & Dr Ian Dunbar
  • July 2007 Delta Society Aust Two Day Current Best Practice Seminar – Dr Gaille Perry
  • June 2006 APDT Conference (3 days), Sydney – Terry Ryan USA
  • June 2003 APDT Conference (2 days), Sydney – Dr Patricia McConnell
  • May 2003 Tellington Touch Two Day Workshop (Melb) – Andy Robertson
  • March 2003 Suzanne Clothier – Two Day Workshop ( Melbourne)
  • August 2002 Animal Communication 1 – Australian College of Natural Animal Medicine
  • April 2002 APDT Camp Downunder Two Days – Nina Bondarenko
  • November 2001 Dr Ian Dunbar’s Three Day Instructor’s Course, Sydney
  • November 2001 One Day Fun & Games Workshop – Dr Ian Dunbar
  • May 2001 APDT Three Day Conference – Jean Donaldson & Donna Duford
  • June 2001 Dogs Behaving Badly – Two Day Seminar – Dr Kersti Seksel
  • August 2000 Delta Society Puppy Socialisation & Training Course – Dr Kersti Seksel
Jennifer with Steve Mann of Easy Peasy Puppy Training

Jennifer with Steve Mann of Easy Peasy Puppy Training

Jennifer on a training course cruise. L to R – Ken Ramirez, Alexandra Kurland, Jennifer, Kay Laurence & Jesús Rosales-Ruiz

L to R – Ken Ramirez, Alexandra Kurland, Jennifer, Kay Laurence & Jesús Rosales-Ruiz.

Jennifer with Emily Larlham from Kikopup
Jennifer with Emily Larlham from Kikopup
Paw Behaviour Team 2023 – left to right Tracey Edwards, Amanda Fussell, Jennifer Wilcox

Paw Behaviour Team – left to right:
Tracey Edwards, Amanda Fussell, Jennifer Wilcox

Tracey Edwards

Tracey has been working with Paw Behaviour since May 2021 and also volunteers at Second Chance Animal Rescue.

Qualifications
Tracey is currently undergoing Delta Institute Cert IV Animal Behaviour & Training.

Amanda Fussell

Qualifications
Amanda is currently undergoing Delta Institute Cert IV Animal Behaviour & Training.

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