Hanrob Pet Hotels - Sydney, Melbourne - Brisbane & Canberra

For results that last a lifetime

Our dog training courses are designed to not only get on top of problem behaviour,
but will also give you the tools you need to continue training at home, resulting
in a better relationship between you and your dog - for life.

Group Obedience Training!

Learning in a group is a great way for your dog to learn obedience and socialise with
other dogs. Join your local Group Obedience Training, held weekly
at your local Hanrob Dog Training Academy!

Thanks to our years of experience, we've been able to create a range of courses to suit you
and your dog. From group classes to home-behavioural consultations, we can find the
best fit for you and your pet.

Courses to suit you and your dog

With five dog training academies located across Australia, we are perfectly situated to deliver
dog training to Australian pet owners. Learn more about our unique locations.

Convenient locations

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Meet Your DogTrainers at Hanrob Pet Hotels


  •  Our dog training academies are staffed by expert dog trainers, one of whom will be assigned to your dog when enrolling at Hanrob for dog training. Each of our trainers are passionate about animals and dog training in particular, with specific areas of interest they bring to the team. Our trainers are also committed to continued professional development, and bring the latest, proven techniques to their teaching.
     

     

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    TEGAN GRIFFITHS

    Dog Trainer, Brisbane

    Tegan Griffiths

    Tegan has been an animal lover all her life and always knew she wanted to work with dogs. After finishing high school in 2012 she completed Animal Studies Certificate II. Tegan worked at a dog-grooming salon before commencing employment as a pet welfare attendant at Hanrob Pet Hotels. She worked as a welfare attendant for a year before completing Companion Animals Certificate IV at International Dog Academy to pursue her career as a professional trainer. Tegan currently owns a beagle (Bear) and Cattle X (Daisy).

    qualifications
    • Certificate II in Animal Studies
    • Certificate IV in Companion Animals
    • Prevent-a-bite course
    • Dog first aid

     

     

     

     

    OSGAN CHAPARIAN

    TINE BUTTON

     Dog Trainer, Sydney

    Osgan Chaparian

    Osgan joined Hanrob in 2015 as a dog trainer after spending the last 3 years being active in animal welfare. He has worked and volunteered at rescue shelters where he has fostered and trained dogs to improve their behaviour and give them a better chance for a successful adoption. He has volunteered overseas working with rescue projects for over 400 dogs. In addition to his work with dogs whilst overseas, Osgan has also assisted in training rescued elephants to become accustomed with humans, conducting routine medical checks on them and to administer.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Statement of Attainment in Dog Training
    • Certificate III in Dog Behaviour and Training

     

     

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    MEL PERRY

     Dog Training Manager, Sydney

    Grant Matthews

    Mel joined Hanrob in 2013 as Hanrob Heathcote’s Senior Trainer having previously worked for the NSW Police Dog Unit. Mel has been involved in the animal industry since 2006 and has a real passion for helping clients with their ‘difficult’ dogs. Companion and working dog trainer, veterinary nurse and mammalian zookeeper are just some of the roles she has enjoyed throughout the industry. Mel has a love for German Shepherds – Asira is her working line shepherd and her pride and joy.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Certificate IV Companion Animal Services
    • Certificate III Captive Animals
    • Certificate II Animal Studies
    • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment [TAE40110]
    • Canine and Feline First Aid (Pet Saver first aid for pets certified)
    • Prevent-a-Bite Course (Hanrob Accredited)
    • First Aid Certificate
    SACHA BEATSON

    TEGAN GRIFFITHS

    Dog Trainer, Brisbane

    Sacha Beatson

    Sacha has been working with pets and owners most of her working life and has been leading the Brisbane dog training team at Hanrob Pet Hotels Brisbane since it opened in 2016. Sacha began her career working as a vet assistant in the UK for 4 years, also running puppy pre-school and advising clients on dog and cat behaviour.

    Since relocating to Australia in 2002, Sacha has been working in obedience training, working with puppies through to advanced level dogs. Sacha owned and ran her own dog training business for 13 years, focusing on dog behaviour consultations, and has a special interest in helping customers bring calm into their lives and homes by advising how to understand and work/communicate with their dogs.

    qualifications
    • Certificate II in Animal Studies
    • Certificate IV in Companion Animals
    • Prevent-a-bite course
    • Dog first aid

     

     

     

     

    EMMA SMITH

    TINE BUTTON

     Dog Trainer, Sydney

    Emma Smith

    Osgan joined Hanrob in 2015 as a dog trainer after spending the last 3 years being active in animal welfare. He has worked and volunteered at rescue shelters where he has fostered and trained dogs to improve their behaviour and give them a better chance for a successful adoption. He has volunteered overseas working with rescue projects for over 400 dogs. In addition to his work with dogs whilst overseas, Osgan has also assisted in training rescued elephants to become accustomed with humans, conducting routine medical checks on them and to administer.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Statement of Attainment in Dog Training
    • Certificate III in Dog Behaviour and Training

     

     

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    TINA BUTTON

     Senior Dog Trainer, Melbourne

    Tina Button

    Tina joined Hanrob in 2011as the senior trainer at Hanrob’s Tullamarine facility. Tina has assisted in developing new training courses for dogs and their handlers to come into line with modern methods of training and coordinates the instructor training courses for Geelong Obedience dog Club..

    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Certificate IV Companion Animal Services
    • Certificate III Captive Animals
    • Certificate II Animal Studies
    • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment [TAE40110]
    • Canine and Feline First Aid (Pet Saver first aid for pets certified)
    • Prevent-a-Bite Course (Hanrob Accredited)
    • First Aid Certificate