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2023 Australian Dog Courses & Seminars

From October 23, 2023 - RSPCA Animal Care Studies (NSW)

Are you looking to work with animals? Study with the RSPCA (RTO Code 70238) for an all-inclusive 10-week intensive experience!

Their ACM20121 Certificate II in Animal Care allows students to develop practical skills while gaining a real world understanding of animal care and welfare requirements.

✔️ 10-week intensive course
✔️ Nationally recognised qualification
✔️ Guaranteed work placement
✔️ Limited numbers and intimate learning environment
✔️ Competitive pricing

Students will learn the fundamental skills needed to care for domestic animals and will undertake work placement at one of five RSPCA NSW facilities. These include locations in Sydney and Katoomba, and across the Illawarra, Central Coast and Hunter Regions.

2023 Courses Dates

The course dates listed below are indicative only and may be subject to change.
  • 23th October 2023 – 14th January 2024 (includes break over Christmas period)

For more information on the ACM20121 Certificate II in Animal Care, please visit  

November 7, 2023 - Canine First Aid Workshop (Online)

  • Tuesday 7th November (ZOOM ONLINE COURSE 10.00am - 12.30pm)
  • Saturday 11th November 2023 (3.30pm - 6.00pm)
  • Sunday 14th January 2024 (1.30pm - 4.00pm)

Perth Venue:
Applied Vocational Training, 39 Epsom Ave, Ascot, Perth, WA, 6104

This informative workshop will cover essential first aid for dogs, life saving CPR skills, plus husbandry and handling skills to prepare dogs for visits to the vet.

Full presentation, course notes, practical sessions and Q&A.
Cost: $55.00

For more information and to book, visit

From November 8, 2023 - SUPS for PUPS (Melbourne, VIC)

Love adventures with your four-legged friend? Dog paddle into the weekend with a Stand Up Paddle board lesson with SUPS for PUPS at St Kilda Beach!

Then, treat yourself and your pooch to a French crepe brunch at Chez Misty.

Running from now until Easter (April) 2024.
Cost: $95 per human-dog couple.

from November 9, 2023 - Dog-Fit Sniff-Fit Classes (NSW)

Dog-Fit Sniff-Fit last classes for 2023. Now's the time to get into a great new activity for your dog or take your dog's Scent Work game to a new level.
Beginners & Advanced Concepts on Monday nights, Introduction to Odour & Continuing Odour on Thursday nights:
Thursdays from 9th November:

Sniff-Fit Intro to Odour:
Sniff-Fit Continuing Odour :

Mondays from 13th November:

Sniff-Fit Advanced Concepts:
If you're unsure what to attend, please contact us to find out what might suit your dog.

November 11, 2023 - Animal First Aid Level 3 (NSW)

This Animal First Aid Level 3 Course 
will be the last one for 2023!

When: Saturday 11th November 2023, from 1:30-4:00pm

Where: K9 Swim Training Room, 853 Kurmond Road, Richmond, NSW

You do not have to have done Levels 1 or 2 to do Level 3 as all levels have different topics.

To book, please email: or call them on 1300 787 064

November 11, 2023 - Pet CPR & First Aid Classes (VIC)

Recognised as the only
"Certified" Pet First Aid / CPR Course in Australia (PACCC).
The training is taught by lecture, demonstration and hands-on skill practice; the cost of the class includes a detailed PetSaver™ handbook and upon successful completion, each participant will receive a certificate. You may also like to purchase a PetSaver™ patch to wear on your uniform or pet first aid kit. This qualification is valid for two years.
You’ll learn:
  • Restraining & muzzling
  • Rescue breathing
  • Canine & feline CPR
  • Choking management
  • Assessing the pets' vitals
  • Snout-to-tail assessment
  • Bleeding & shock management
  • Insect bites/stings & snakebites
When: Saturday 11th November 2023 (Donvale).
(Free Parking; dogs are welcome to attend).
Cost: $150.00 per person (morning tea is included)
To book, visit

November 10-12, 2023 - TellingtonTTouch for Companion Animals (QLD)

For more details, please email or call 0499 044 867

Places are LIMITED! To register, visit 

From November 26, 2023 - Dog First Aid Course (QLD)

This Dog First Aid Australia course is based on real-world examples with up-to-date information coming across the globe, from various Veterinary and Working dog communities across the globe. This is not your average sub-standard pet/dog first aid course. They don't sugar-coat what they teach and give you the hard facts so that you are more prepared for the "what if". This Course contains graphic real-world content!

This course now incorporates human CPR training (HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation) as standard. There's also a course that incorporates both Dog and Human First aid and CPR (HLTAID011 Provide First Aid )
  • Duration: 7-8 hours (Start time varies by location)
  • The course size is limited to: 15 handlers max.
  • What to bring: Enclosed footwear, Lunch, Everything else is supplied.
  • What you receive: Certificate of Attendance and a 80-page+ colour-published dog first aid book!
2023 Upcoming Dates for Brisbane Course
  • Sunday 26th November
  • Time: 8.00am – 4.30 pm
For more information and to register, please visit 

January 2024 - Future Vet Kids Camp (NSW & Online)

Future Vet Kids Camp is pleased to announce that registration for January 2024 camps is now open!

Date options:

Week 1: from Monday 8th - Friday 12th January 2024
Week 2: from Monday 15th - Friday 19th January 2024

Where: Face to Face at Waverley College, Waverley (Sydney), NSW

Virtual Live Presentations from 7th- 19th Jan 2024

There is an exciting line up of programming for animal enthusiasts aged 9-16! 
Limited spots available, so book now and don't miss out!

To read all about the programming and to book, visit

For enquiries, please email or call on +61 435 267 252

Any time - Beginning Dog Dance for Fun or Sport

NEW online self-study course "Beginning Dog Dance For Fun or Sport" presented by Kate Lloyd.

A fun course to learn how to train your dog to take part in Dances With Dogs - both Freestyle and Heelwork To Music elements. If you love music, and want to teach your dog some fun tricks and have a great bond, this course is for you! No previous experience is required and you don't need to be a great dancer!

Course includes:
✔️ 12 Freestyle Tricks plus Extra Trick
✔️ 6 Heel Positions
✔️ 7 Heelwork Transitions
✔️ Using step stools and treat sticks to teach skills or incorporate into your routine
✔️Plus planning your routine including choosing suitable music for your dog, incorporating props into your routine, selecting a costume and putting the routine together.

Cost: $39.99

From January 8, 2024 - Future Vet Kids Camp (Sydney, NSW)

There are 3 levels of programming offered:
  • Wombats for children aged 9-11 
  • Kookaburras for children aged 12-14 
  • Junior Vets for children aged 14-16 
All Future Vet programs are tailored specifically to the ages and abilities of the campers and are intended to educate, inspire and most of all be fun and exciting. Activities are interactive, hands on and creative, and are designed to boost self-confidence and self esteem.

Appropriate staffing is supplied to make sure all campers receive the attention they require and deserve. Group leaders accompany the children to any off-site venues and are instrumental in making sure the children get the most out of every experience.

The next upcoming Sydney camps will be held at Waverley College:
  • Week 1: 8th to 12th January 2024
  • Week 2: 15th to 19th January 2024

For more details & to book, visit

2023 - Delta Institute Certificate IV Animal Behaviour

Delta Institute's ACM40321 Certificate IV in Animal Behaviour and Training is a nationally recognised vocational training course. This course offers you a pathway to a rewarding career as a positive reinforcement dog training professional.

Delta has collaborated with Pet Professional Guild Australia (PPGA) to provide their students with professional experience in positive reinforcement dog training. Find out more about the exciting Delta Institute X PPGA collaboration.

This course has been designed and developed by experts in their fields including Veterinarian Specialist in Behavioural Medicine (Dr Jacqueline Ley), behaviour veterinarians, professional dog trainers, highly successful dog training business owners and talented business communication specialists.

To receive more course information and to be placed on the contact list for the next intake, please register your interest here  

Any time - Emergency Evacuation Plan For Safe Paws (Online)

No time to lose, the time is now to get it done!

Avoid tragedy, avoid the fear of having to leave your dog behind, or not cared for in these highly stressful situations where time is of the essence. Get prepared and organised to take action to save time and save the life of your entire household and especially your dog.

This course is a vital skill to have for your dog to be in safe hands in a timely manner and for you to have peace of mind of being and feeling ready. You may have resources about it, but Dogs At Their Best presents this course as an active training with actions to take at each step. Your plan will be:

✔️ written and acted upon
✔️ memorised not only in your mind but also in your muscles as you will enact it

You will know what to work on with your dog to get him prepared and “easy to handle” so that your evacuation with your dog goes as smoothly as possible. You will be able to check the skills your dog has already to respond to you if in an urgent situation.

Cost: $47 per household (everybody needs to be involved)

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Any time - Animal Sense On Demand Webinars

Presented by Perth Veterinary Behaviourist Dr Nicole Lobry De Bruyn come two
 NEW exciting webinars for Animal Sense clients - "Right Start Puppy" helps identify those early red flags in young dogs and what to look out for when caring for a puppy and "The complicated canine" webinar outlines the ways in which caregivers can help navigate life with an anxious dog and help them live their best lives.

One hour automated webinar - "RIGHT START PUPPY"

Cost: $39.50 available for watch anytime: REGISTER HERE

​One and a half hour automated webinar - "THE COMPLICATED CANINE - A CAREGIVER'S GUIDE"

Cost: $39.50 available for watch anytime: ​REGISTER HERE

Any time - IMDT Webinars (online)

Dog Stars - Training for TV, Film and Stage

An informative 45-minute webinar for professional dog trainers, where we take a close look at training for TV, film and stage, presented by Laura Ryder from IMDT Australia. Lights, camera, woof... action!

What will be covered:
* Talent required - the selection process
* Preparing for the big day – training considerations and challenges
* Industry expectations – tips for working with production cast and crew
* On set – what to expect
* Creative solutions for common issues
This is a pre-recorded webinar – purchase now, watch now!

Cost $30.00. Details at

Scent & Scentability Webinars (7 options)

For more information, please visit

Are you running Dog Courses, Dog Seminars / Workshops or a Conference aimed at dog owners or pet industry professionals in 2023-2024? 

Simply email with all the details and photo(s) to be added to our listing (free).