The Doggy Lady
Fiona started training dogs over 17 years ago and has worked as a professional detector dog handler for almost 14 years. Two years ago she started business as The Doggy Lady, offering pet dog owners the chance to train their dogs in scent detection in a fun learning environment. Her passion is helping people learn to communicate with their dogs and foster a fun and trusting relationship.
Fiona is a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers and a full member of the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers (IMDT). She is passionate about the IMDT as it offers her clients a guarantee of a exceptional training skills (members must pass a stringent two day assessment every two years) and a high standard of ethics.
Manners ’n’ More Companion Dog Training
Aside from holding various qualifications within the companion animal industry Colleen’s passion project is ‘industry’
Striving to bring quality presenters from around the world and within Australia to continue the development of all trainers and workers of the companion animal industry. With this in mind the decision to join forces with 2 amazing and likeminded colleges was a simple decision.
When not working Colleen spends her days enjoying the fur company of her 3 amazing Rottweilers, who are also her teachers. Colleen is active in the conformation world and a advocate for the breed and responsible dog ownership.
Cert IV Training and Assessment
Cert IV Companion Animal Studies
Dog Trainers Skills Set (TAFE)