Kylie – Founder and Nationally Certified in Dog Training and Behaviour
Kylie started in the pet industry around 6 years ago after an extensive customer service and security career. She has volunteered with various rescue organisations and has studied through The National Dog Trainers Federation. She has helped many families and dog owners with a wide variety of behavioural issues including reactivity, aggression, general issues such as barking and digging, resource guarding, anxiety, obedience, confidence building, dog reactivity, fears and phobias, recall and listening skills, relationship building, enrichment, from puppyhood to adolescence, and training for older dogs also.
Kylie has her Dog First Aid Certificate and has attended seminars by Jay Jack, Chad Mackin, and many other world renowned trainers and as a result has a wide variety of skills and techniques. She works in conjunction with Moreton Bay Regional Council promoting a healthy and active lifestyle , responsible pet ownership and community involvement. As a dog trainer, she (and the team ) donate much of their free time to helping various rescue organisations such as Beagle Rescue Qld, SEQK9 Rescue, Chihuahua Rescue Qld, Top Dog Rescue, and many others, by offering free training and running events to raise money to assist in the retraining and rehabilitation of some our most neglected dogs.
Her passion for providing an affordable service that every day families can afford is what drove Kylie to create Dog Bizness. Kylie recognised the need for down to earth, honest, easy to follow training from a team that prides themselves on going above and beyond.
Jackie – Qualified Vet Nurse
Jackie as been a vet nurse for over 25 years. Her passion is teaching Puppy Preschool which she has been doing now for 14 years. She loves interacting with puppy mums and dads and creating a positive and rewarding bond between owner and dog.
Nardia – Puppy Preschool Assistant Dog Trainer
Nardia has loved animals for as long as she can remember. Growing up on property, she learned animal handling from a young age by helping care for a wide range of family pets and hand-raising orphaned calves. Nardia is fur-mum to two extremely spoilt miniature dachshunds and is currently studying Animal Behaviour and hopes to move into Veterinary Science in the near future.
Ayla – Nationally Certified in Dog Training and Behaviour
Ayla has been working professionally with animals for 16 yrs, in many fields like vet nursing, local laws, animal welfare, pet retail, pet grooming. She studied through The National Dog Trainers Federation and is the Founder of Angel Paws Animal Rescue, North Queensland. Ayla is passionate about animal behaviour and helping families achieve a better understanding of their pet family members. Her Assistance dog Jolly has helped many dogs with reactivity issues and she can help you with any behaviourial concerns.
Carol and Geoff – Nationally Certified in Dog Training and Behaviour
Carol and Geoff are based in the Sunshine Coast / Gympie region. They have been working in the dog industry for more than 15 years as groomers and behaviourists. They have also had the privilege of working with NSW Fire and Rescue & SES teams; training two of their own rescue dogs in Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) work. Both have studied through The National Dog Trainers Federation.
Carol is now completing a Diploma in Small Companion Animal Naturopathy and is already a Qualified Canine Myofunctional Therapist (dog massage) with a Certificate in Canine Nutrition. She is now working towards her Certificate in Training Assistance Dogs.
Geoff and Carol have recently setup in the Sunshine Coast area and offer a mobile service. Your pet is in good hands with this team.
Sharon – Dog Trainer
Sharon is passionate about the welfare of animals, and is dedicated to meeting the physical, mental, social and emotional needs of our canine companions. She is also the founder of her own Dog Enrichment Company. She loves conducting obedience and puppy Preschool classes and helping owners understand their furry friends at a higher level. Sharon is currently doing a Certificate III in Dog Behaviour and Training with The National Dog Trainers Federation.
Megan – Dog Trainer
Megan has always had an interest in animals and has been working with them for about 4 years now, spending a lot of that time as a kennel attendant in North Queensland. She took a special interest in dog behaviour and training after having to work through her own dogs behavioural issues. She is constantly increasing her skills and knowledge in order to provide extra information and knowledge at her obedience classes. Megan loves learning about dog training and enrichment, particularly the use of confidence building exercises such as trick training and nose work, so she can better help her own dogs and others.
Teegan – Dog Trainer
Having studied through The National Dog Trainers Federation, Teegan’s biggest passion is high drive and high energy dogs. She is constantly travelling to attend seminars to increase and update her skills.
Teegan has participated in many dog sports such as GRC, IGP, and practices methods learned from these sports on a regular basis. She also practices canine resistance training and works with dogs to rehabilitate after injury.
She has her own dog treadmill and springpole and has used these to help many dogs return to peak fitness.
Denise – Nationally Certified in Dog Training and Behaviour
Denise completed The Certificate III in Dog Behaviour and Training in 2018. She is currently pursuing veterinary medicine at the University of Queensland and has developed a keen interest in behavioural medicine. You will see Denise at our Puppy Preschools and Obedience classes at Chermside, as she furthers her studies.
Georgie – Nationally Certified in Dog Training and Behaviour
Jules – Assistant Dog Trainer
From a young age, Jules had the opportunity to care for a lot of unique animals. Her passion for dogs in particular, lead her to creating her own business – Bow-wow Boredom Busters- A Northside based Pet Enrichment, Exercise and Play service. She is constanly learning about different ways to enrich dogs health – mentally and physically.Her enthusiasm for learning and teaching others is what she enjoys most about assisting at classes.
Eevee – Assistant Dog Trainer
Eevee has been working professionally with animals for 5 years. She began in pet sitting and rescue services.
She has also worked in many roles in animal welfare, veterinary clinics, grooming, dog handling at weddings, dog daycare and dog training.
She was awarded as a 2019 Brisbane Pet Services and Products Awards Finalist in the category of outstanding individual.
She is also studying with The National Dog Trainers Ferderation to become a qualified trainer.