Dog Trainers in Perth


Looking for a fabulous trainer in Perth?

Finding the right trainer can be a tricky process, so this list is intended as a useful guide. All trainers on his list have asserted that they use non-aversive, science based training methods and also continually improve their skills and knowledge by undertaking further training. Experience and qualifications do vary, so still ask some questions and find the right trainer for you and your dog.

NB: These trainers are in no way associated with FurBaby. They’ve made this list as we’ve heard how pawesome they are, but we haven’t experienced them first hand. Also, there is no financial association between FurBaby and these trainers. This resource is available only to help our fabulous patrons of the Cafe.

Dan O’Neil
2 Tails Training
Contact No: 0449 041 000
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Speciality: Behaviour Modification/Rehabilitation, working with anxious/fearful dogs & assistance dogs.
Training Services Offered: Private/in home consultations including written training plan, clicker training, positive reinforcement focused, obedience training & dog minding also offered.
Location: Tuart Hill, servicing all Perth metro area.
Qualifications/Experience: National Dog Trainers Federation Certified (NDTF), 10 Years experience, 5 star reviewed trainer.

Fiona Cowie
The Doggy Lady
Contact No: 0417 949 635
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Speciality: Scent Detection Training – “So, You Want to Be a Sniffer Dog” classes for pet dogs
Training Services Offered: Scent detection training for pet dogs plus private in home consultations for a range of dog training.
Location: Classes throughout the metropolitan area, private consultations primarily in Belmont/Kalamunda shires
Qualifications/Experience: 17 years experience training dogs, 14 years as a professional detector dog handler. Qualified dog trainer (UK Level 3) and accredited trainer (full member) with the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers.

Tracey Lord
Kalmpets Animal Behaviour Centre
Contact No: 9240 2228
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Speciality: Behaviour Modification
Training Services Offered: Specialist Puppy, Junior and Adolescent Programs, behaviour modification for dogs and cats and private dog training consultations. Kalmpets also offers vet behaviourist consultations, doggy day care and other services.
Location: Balcatta
Qualifications/Experience: Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services from the Delta Institute and many years working in animal training in a wide range of areas, including the animal welfare industry, while also running her own successful dog training business and instructing group classes.

Colleen O’Dea
Manners ‘n’ More
Contact No: 0415 136 777
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Speciality: Training Classes
Training Services Offered: Group classes from puppies to adults, Rally-O, Treiball, Sensory Playground, Sniffer Dog, Dogs and Storks, seminars and private sessions.
Location: Bibra Lake
Qualifications/Experience: Colleen holds a nationally recognised qualification as a Dog Trainer and is working towards her Cert 4 in Companion Animal Studies and a qualification in Teaching and Assessing.

Laura Ryder
Morley Vetcentre
Contact No: 9275 3000
Email: dogtrainingmorleyvetcentre​@​
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Speciality: Training Classes
Training Services Offered: Puppy Classes, Levels Dog Training Program, ​Canine Companions Master Class, private consultations​, Pet Dog Agility Workshops, Top Tricks Workshops​, Canine Adventure Courses. ​Works closely with vet behaviourist​ (Dr Gibb Macdonald) on many behaviour cases.
Location: Morley
Qualifications/Experience: 22 years working at Morley Vetcentre.
Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA)
Certified Trick Dog Instructor (CTDI)
Cert IV Dog Behavioural Training (Delta CGC)
Creator of the Canine Adventure Course
Laura also presents both locally and overseas on a wide range of dog behaviour topics. From educating veterinary staff on low stress/fear-free handling skills in the clinic, sharing her Canine Adventure Course concept to fellow dog trainers, to assisting dog owners in becoming fluent in canine body language, Laura speaks passionately about how we can enrich the lives of our beloved pet dogs.

Danielle Brueschke
K9 Positive Works
Contact No: 0419 86 0283
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Speciality: Anxious and fearful dogs, including dog-dog reactivity
Training Services Offered: Private, in-home consultations
Location: Travels throughout metropolitan area.
Qualifications/Experience: 15 years experience, works closely with a vet behaviourist and has a human services degree so has experience working with people as well as dogs!

Sonya Bevan
Dog Charming
Contact No: 0419 905 466
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Special Interests: Separation Anxiety, Low Stress and Fear-Free handling, Anxious and Aggressive dogs, Assistance Dogs, Animal Physiotherapy
Training Services Offered: Private, in-home consultations and virtual (video) consultations
Location: Southern suburbs, Rockingham & Mandurah area but will travel.
Qualifications/Experience: Diploma of Canine Behaviour Science and Technology with additional units in aggressive behaviour in dogs and agility. Puppy raiser for Assistance Dogs Australia. Tutor at Murdoch University Vet School – Animal Behaviour. Speaker at Association of Pet Dog Trainers national conference 2016

Lesley Lynam
Good Manners Training and Behaviour
Contact No: 0419 924 133
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Speciality: Reactivity
Training Services Offered: Private, in-home consultations and group classes
Location: Perth Hills but will travel.
Qualifications/Experience: Qualified dog trainer and vet nurse.

Trevor Valberg
Top Dogz Pet Training
Contact No: 0423 666 261
Speciality: Rescue dogs (discount for newly adopted dogs) and working with children/dog issues.
Training Services Offered: Puppy and adolescent/adult group classes, private consultations, post adoptive sessions.
Location: Group classes in Padbury. Private consultations north of the river (south of the river for a small call out fee)
Qualifications/Experience: Industry accredited dog trainer with over 12 years experience training and working in shelters.

Georgia Deniet
Paw Prints Pet Training
Contact No: 0411 385 840
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Speciality: Reactive Dogs
Training Services Offered: Private consultations for pups, adolescents and reactive dogs.
Location: North of river.
Qualifications/Experience: Qualified dog trainer, certified bowen therapist

Simone Thomas
Amicus Pet Training
Contact No: 0411 619 712
Speciality: Training classes
Training Services Offered: Training classes from puppies to advanced (including agility, rally obedience and clicker training) plus private training consultations.
Location: Mosman Park and surrounds
Qualifications/Experience: BA (Psych) Grad Dip Bus, Cert IV Dog Behavioural Training, RSPCA Trainer 2002 – 2012, Murdoch University Lecturer/Tutor (behaviour) Veterinary Students 2007 – 2016, Proporietor Amicus Pet Training 2013 to present.

Sarah Dost
The Dog Guru (and Petstock Cannington)
Contact No: 0448821705 (Petstock is 92583257)
Speciality: Training Classes
Training Services Offered: Training Classes from puppy to pre-school to intermediate plus Private sessions.
Location: Kewdale, Beckenham, Cannington.
Qualifications/Experience: Studying with NDTF and 2 years experience.

Rachel Bull
Contact No: 0437 977 733
Facebook Page: to be launched shortly!
Speciality: Relationship and communication building through a combination of modalities
Training Services Offered: Private, in-home consultations
Location: Victoria Park but will travel.
Qualifications/Experience: Qualified vet nurse and bowen therapist.

Ashleigh Leece
Contact No: 0423 512 562
Speciality: Preparing dogs for babies and toddlers
Training Services Offered: Private, in-home consultations, Home Family Dog Assessments and walk and train.
Location: Armadale but will travel.
Qualifications/Experience: Professional Dog Trainer and Licensed Family Paws Parent Educator

Julie Edwards
The Wellness Centre for Dogs and their Humans
Contact No: 0417948 003
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Speciality: combining modalities such as bowen therapy and training to look at dog as a whole
Training Services Offered: Private, in-home training consultations, 4 paws yoga, bowen therapy, paws fun and fitness, massage workshops, aromatherapy.
Location: foothills but will travel.
Qualifications/Experience: industry recognised certified dog trainer, bowen therapy certificate, reiki teacher/master, aromatherapy diploma, remedial therapy diploma

Marra Apgar
Contact No: 0403 164 748
Speciality: basic obedience and training
Training Services Offered: Puppy and adult classes in Billy’s Daycare for Dogs in Belmont plus Whiteman Park and Swan View. Private consultations in Swan View only
Location: Swan View
Qualifications/Experience: RSPCA WA Dog Training Instructor.