Therapy Dogs Australia deliver courses based on current research, delivered by qualified and experiences allied health and dog training professionals. Our therapy dog and handler training is designed for existing health professionals, and educators who are interested in the field of Animal Assisted Therapy. Our mission is to assist in creating human-canine therapy teams by equipping people with the skills and confidence required to include their dogs in their daily practice in a manner which is safe and ethical for their dog and their clients. We also train community visiting dog & handler teams (e.g. nursing homes, schools & hospitals
The National Dog Trainers Federation is the National representative body in Australia for dog trainers from all fields. The Federation was established in 1993 in response to the recognised need for a representative and educational organisation for the dog training industry.