CONSULTATIONS, SEMINARS & WORKSHOPS, MEDIA
Animal Behaviour & Training Consultations
Jade will help you understand your animal’s behaviour and will work with you to tailor a behaviour support program for your individual circumstances.
Livestock, Farm Animals & Poultry
Zoological & Wildlife
Media: TV, Radio, Freelance Writing & Print
Jade is available for comment and appearance 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.
Training Chickens – ABC Open | Lara Van Raay
Want noisy miners to be less despotic? The Conversation
A Dog’s Life | PETS Magazine
Seminars, Workshops & Coaching
We provide tailored talks.
Whole, half or part day seminars about animal behaviour and training.
- Chicken training workshops – we run workshops using chickens as models to help you become a faster, better trainer.
- Fear-free Veterinary Visits – reducing stress and home care
- Science of animal training, learning theory & applied behaviour analysis
- Recognising and responding to canine or feline body language
- Bite Prevention, Safe Handling, Dealing with Dangerous Dogs, Cat Handling
- Reinforcement based learning for any species
- Successful and Safe Dog & Cat Foster for Rescue
- Bringing home a new dog/cat
- Puppy socialisation and setting puppies up for success
- Empathy, resilience and coaching the human half of the leash
- Science of fear, anxiety and stress
- Specific training issues: Loose leash walking, jumping, over-aroused, mouthing, fear, anxiety, etc.
- Clicker training workshops – upskill your mechanical skills, team building, improve timing, reinforcement delivery and observation skills.
- Training games
- Practical dog training workshops including Home Helping Canines, Vet Cooperative Care, Scent, Service dog behaviours, Trick dog workshops.
Some of our Workshop Clients
Jade provides tailored workshops for animal handling and clicker training skills for:
- Dog Training Clubs
- Public seminars
- Farm sanctuaries
- Local Government and Council
- Animal Shelters
- Zoos, Wildlife parks & Aquariums
- TAFE Students
- Animal Training Groups/Professionals
- Private/Corporate groups
Staff Coaching & Training
Consulting with animal care teams to run on site workshops, tailor made for your facility.
We work with animal pounds and shelters, zoos, wildlife parks, aquariums, animal management and council facilities, and research facilities that use training and conditioning.
We will run workshops to develop animal training skills, mechanics, observation skills, functional behaviour analysis use, body language and safety with animal handling.
We have demonstrated expertise in delivering behaviour programs for animal care settings and consulting with shelters on shelter layout and design, improved adoptions, behaviour programs and staff workshops. We have provided staff training for numerous large shelters and service dog organisations in Australia.
Highlights of our Work
Previous presentations, workshops and seminars have included:
- 2022 Kindness is Essential Not Option Dog Behaviour Conference Expert guest
- 2021 Association of Behaviour Analysis Australia Conference Invited speaker
- 2021 Association of Professional Dog Trainers, New Zealand, Speaker
- 2021 Geek Week Science Conference, Pet Professional Guild
- 2019 Animal Behaviour Management Alliance Conference, Oregon, USA
- 2019 International Society for Applied Ethology Conference, Bergen, Norway
- 2019 ISAE Conference – Australasia-Africa, Wellington, New Zealand
- 2019 & 2021 Canine Behaviour School, Adelaide, Australia
- Napier Dog Training Club, New Zealand
- Vision Australia Seeing Eye Dogs
- Hundhörnan Skåne & Djurvetologen, Lomma, Sweden
- Huon Valley Dog Walking Association, Tasmania, Australia thanks to Bendigo Bank
- University of Adelaide, Australia – Applied Behaviour Analysis for Animals Course
- University of New England, Australia – Chicken training workshops
- University of Tasmania, Australia
- Bonorong Wildlife Park, Tasmania, Australia
- RSPCA South Australia Staff, Fosters & Volunteers, Australia
- TAFE Tasmania, Australia
- Bowning-Bookham Landcare, NSW, Australia
- Moholoholo Wildlife, South Africa
- Milwaukee Zoo, Wisconsin, USA
- Legacy Canine, Washington State, USA
- Houston Zoo, Texas, USA
- Seaworld San Antonio, USA
- Taronga Zoo, Sydney Australia
Host & Collaborate with International Speakers
We believe that bringing the best learning opportunities from listening to all kinds of speakers.
We have previously hosted Terry Ryan for Chicken Camps (Bonorong Wildlife Park, Hobart, 2013).