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2020 Dog Courses & Seminars


January 2021 - Future Vet Kids Camp (Sydney, NSW)

Future Vet Kids Camp - Kookaburras Class of 2020
After a year of coping with the challenges of COVID19, animal loving kids can expect to have a howling good time during the upcoming school holidays at Future Vet Kids Camp, led by veterinarians Drs Audrey and Alison Shen from Aussie Mobile Vet.

Designed and run by veterinarians, Future Vet Kids Camp is a veterinary-inspired school holiday program in Sydney that caters to kids aged 9 to 16 years and encourages responsible pet ownership, the profession of veterinary medicine and a love and appreciation of all animals and their habitats!


When: January 4 – 8 & January 11 – 15, 2021 
** Please note Wombats (9-11 years) Week 1 & 2 are already sold out. **

Where: Waverley College, Waverley (Sydney), NSW, from 9:00am – 3:30pm 

Cost: $595.00Booking Deadline: 30 December 2020

For more information, click here

January 17, 2021 - Paint Your Pet, Carrara Markets (QLD)




Why not kick off 2021 by creating a pop art portrait of your furry best friend?

Paint your Pet hosted by The Art Exchange at Carrara Markets will take you through the basics of painting portraits on a canvas, and how to create an awesome pop-art portrait of your pet in just five steps. Everyone is an artist with their special teaching method so try your hand at something new. 

Paint your Pet is one of our most popular concepts so don't hesitate to book your spot! Coffee & Canvas will be a monthly event held at Carrara Markets as a special morning art session. Wander the markets, sample some breakfast, grab a coffee and relax into Sunday morning with a canvas to create with.

When: Sunday 17th January 2021, from 10am-12pm

Where: Carrara Markets - Cnr Manchester Rd & Gooding Dr, Carrara, QLD

Cost: $50.00

To book, call 0413 099 925 or email bookings@theartexchange.com.au

from 23 January, 2021 - Gourmet PawPrints Dog-Friendly Tours (VIC)

Discover your Own Backyard Tour 

Melbourne has so much to offer Peeps and Paws so Gourmet Pawprints have crafted a boutique adventure taking in some of the very best our city has to offer.

Enjoy a private Yarra cruise in a restored wooden boat and a private Venetian style boat ride on the Ornamental Lake in the Botanical Gardens, morning tea and a picnic basket of goodies for lunch, strolls through the majestic gardens and finishing at an outdoor bar. Total walking is about 4km!

Cost: Adults: $145.00; Dogs: $10.00

Dates: Sat 23 Jan 2021, Sat 13 Feb 2021, Sat 27 Mar 2021.

For more details or to book, click here 

from January 31, 2021 - Dog First Aid Course (QLD)


Duration: from 9:00am to 4:00pm (7 hours)


The course size is limited to 12 handlers maximum.


Cost: from $79.95


For more information, click here

February 6, 2021 - Puppy Splash (NSW)

Puppy Splash classes offered by K9 Swim - Hydrotherapy Centre For Dogs - NSW in Richmond (Sydney) will start on Saturday 6th February 2021.

This popular class offered by is for puppies 3-12 months of age and goes for 6 weeks every Saturday. Puppies learn to be confident in the water, socialise with other pups and have lots of fun!

When: from Saturday 6th February 2021, from 1:00pm-2:00pm

Cost: $120

Registration is essential. For more information and registration forms, email info@k9swim.com.au

August 21-22, 2021 - Health & Harmony Dog Symposium 2021 (QLD)
The Complete Pet Company is proud to present their third annual Health and Harmony Dog Symposium in Brisbane.

The 2019 Symposium was another huge success and in 2021 the organisers are proud to announce Amber Batson Veterinary Behaviourist, as their International Guest Speaker.

In fact Amber will be presenting for the entire Symposium. This will allow her to thoroughly dissect the topic of Canine Stress, helping dog owners to understand this hot topic and how this 6 letter word can impact their dog’s health and behaviour.

Cost: $355.00-$415.00. Early Bird Pricing available until 31st March 2021.

For further information, click here


Any Time - Pet Sitter / Dog Walker Course, National (online)
Do you dream of working with animals? Then being a pet sitter/dog walker might be the answer! Get your confidence up and understand the standard of care the RSPCA expects and how to handle potentially tricky situations.

Like our human family members, pets don't come with an instruction book! Completing this course will give you a sound introduction to caring for domestic animals in Australia 
and is a must for any animal lover, particularly those wishing to work with domestic animals or in the pet care industry.

The PetCloud Pet Sitting course provides an outstanding opportunity for you to learn about pets and how to meet their many and various needs.

This is a short course, designed to be completed in about 2 hours online. The course includes two modules set by PetCloud and RSPCA.

When: Start Any time 

For more details, click here

Are you running a Dog Course, a Dog Seminar or a Conference aimed at pet industry professionals or pet owners in 2020/2021, why not email publisher at australiandoglover.com with the details to include in our list (it's free!).

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