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2024 Australian Dog Courses & Seminars

 from March 8, 2024 - Dog Agility & Jumping Classes (Sydney, NSW)

MyDAC offers a wide range of 4 week / one hour Group classes of only 4 students. Class is conducted in a securely fenced field with only one dog running at a time. Options include:
  • Reward & Connect
  • Obstacles & Steering
  • Patterns & Precision
  • Contacts
  • Foundation Weaves

Where: MyDAC, 9 Richards Ave, Riverstone, NSW, 2765

Cost: $209.00 (4 weeks).

For Pre-Novice / Novice Sessions, visit
For the full list and to book, visit

From March 9, 2024 - Water Safety & Training Class (VIC)

Photo Credit: Chris Segrave

Urban Canines are holding Water Safety and Training Classes, starting at 9:30am sharp.

When: Saturday 9th March, 2024

Where: Kookaburra Point (Lake Hume), Ebden, VIC, 3691.

Cost: $15.00 per dog payable via cash or card.

What to bring: Sunscreen, a hat, a towel, drink if you need one, 2 x poo bags and treats for your dog.

There is no age limit; the team will work with puppies to senior dogs. Come along and have loads of fun whilst teaching you dog new challenges.
Life vests are provided if you don't have one.

From May 6, 2024 - RSPCA Animal Care Studies - Certificate II (NSW)

Ignite your passion for animals and help kickstart a career in Animal Care with the RSPCA NSW – ACM20121 Certificate II in Animal Care Course.

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.

Funding available in the Hunter, Illawarra and Central Coast regions! This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Please note that this funding is available in a limited capacity and might not be accessible to all students.

✔️ Gain practical skills in animal health, handling, and husbandry.
✔️ Work placement at an RSPCA NSW facility included in course enrolment.
✔️ Learn from experienced professionals and industry experts.
✔️ Enjoy hands-on training with actual animals, enriching your learning experience.
✔️ Build a solid foundation for future studies or a fulfilling career in animal care.

Where: Central Coast, Illawarra, Hunter Valley and Sydney

Course dates 2024:

The course dates listed below are indicative only and may be subject to change. To be notified of when course applications open, please fill out an Expression of Interest Form.
  • 6th May 2024 – 14th of July 2024

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

from March 16, 2024 - 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

Cost: $110.00 per person.
(Free Parking; dogs are welcome to attend).
For all 2024 dates & locations, visit

From March 24, 2024 - 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!
  • Cost: from $98.95
For all 2024 dates and to register, please visit 

From June 17, 2024 - Barking Dogs Awareness Workshop (NSW)

This Barking Dogs Awareness workshop is presented by the Pet Professional Guild Australia and hosted by Northern Beaches Council
Are you a dog guardian or resident, and looking for support and advice to solve excessive barking?

Join this free workshop presented by Jess Sandstrom from Howling Success Dog Training and Behaviour, Louise Newman from Let's Go Fido and Maxine Fernandez from Canine Kindergarten.
Jess, Lou and Max will provide education alongside force-free training methods on responsible dog guardianship and etiquette training to help reduce nuisance barking.

This is a human-only event. Seating is limited to 50 people per session. Sessions will be held at:
  • Mona Vale 17/06/24
  • Manly 25/06/24
  • Dee Why 22/07/24

FREE EVENT. Bookings essential via the Northern Beaches Council website.

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

2024 - 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 learn more, visit

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 2024? 

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

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