ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR MATTERS

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SERVICES

Animals are learning 24 hours a day, in all situations. We have an important responsibility to ensure those experiences are beneficial for the animal in order to fully understand the world it lives in. ‘

Whether you want to train a Komodo dragon, a fish, penguin or dog – all species operate under the same learning principles as humans. Provide the right communication, motivation and establish a trusting relationship with an animal and you have the ingredients to successful animal training.

Jade uses humane, scientific based behaviour interventions to teach new behaviours and skills that are desirable, replacing unwanted behaviour. She will provide management strategies and develop skills and interventions such as environmental management, training exercises and enrichment.

We can help you achieve a greater understanding of your pet and the needs that they have by providing in depth information on body language, behaviour and learning styles. Whether you have shared your life with pets for many years or are just starting out, there are no limitations with using operant conditioning techniques to interact with your animals.

Services provided:
Consultations
Private Training

Education

 

Consultations:
Jade will visit you and your pet in your own home for a private consultation. She will take a full history and assess your pet's management, lifestyle, current training and talk through any problems you are experiencing.

She will then work with you to create a behaviour management program, tailored to suit both you and your pet’s individual circumstances.
The initial consultation takes around 2 hours which will include advice and practical training with you and your pet where appropriate. You will subsequently receive a full written behaviour report of the assessment including any management and training programs. Email and telephone support is available throughout the process.

Travel expenses based on mileage are applicable for in-home visits. Cancellation fees may be charged for consultations cancelled within 24 hours of an appointment or repeat rescheduling.


Private Training Sessions

Private training sessions tailored to your needs either in the comfort of your home or at a location of your choice. All training is accomplished using rewards based methods. We can incorporate:
- Foundation life skills
- Fear free vet visits and care (nail trimming, ear cleaning, teeth cleaning, grooming), crate training.
- Socialisation

Travel expenses based on mileage are applicable for in-home visits. Cancellation fees may be charged for consultations cancelled within 24 hours of an appointment or repeat rescheduling.


Education
Educational talks and seminars can be arranged upon request on a range of animal management, welfare and behaviour topics. Jade provides tailored talks for Dog Training Clubs, Dog Interest Groups, Local Government and Councils, TAFE Students, Animal Training Groups and private/corporate groups.

 



Media
Jade is available for comment for Television, Radio, Newspaper, Magazine and Web-based media on a range of animal behaviour and training topics covering domestic, wild and animals in human care.
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