2 new dogs for Young Diggers

The Sutherland Shire Leader newspaper ran this story recently with myself, Lisa Wray from the Sutherland Animal Shelter, and 2 rescue dogs we trained for the Young Diggers program. Prince and Sunny will be companion dogs for returned soldiers and can even wake their...

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TACTIC workshop at Taronga

I am thrilled to be presenting at the TACTIC workshop at Taronga Zoo on 19th-23rd October. Full details are still being confirmed but the workshop is open to all in the animal care and training industry. You will learn new training and conditioning skills plus network...

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Dog Lovers Cruise 2014

Come and cruise with us on the Royal Carribbean's "Rhapsody Of The Seas" around the South Pacific! Vicki and I will join this fantastic dog lovers cruise, and if it's anything like last year it is going to be fantastic. The cruise departs Sydney on November 8th, 2014,...

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The Living Room on Channel 10

A recent guest appearance in the studio of the Living Room on Channel 10 saw Steve and his detection dog Bolt do a star performance! Bolt is trained to sniff out suspect substances and Chris Brown has hidden a stash in the studio. Did Bolt locate the...

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Channel 7 News – Cane Toad Sniffing Dogs

Cane Toad Sniffing Dogs - Channel 7 News Channel 7 News Video - Cane Toad Sniffing Dogs. Steve and his cane toad detector dogs, Max the Lab and Tom the kelpie on 7 NEWS April 28th 2012. Check out other videos on my Video Page   [nggallery id=2] Don't forget to...

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Cheetah Conservation Fund

Heading to Namibia soon to work for the highly regarded Cheetah Conservation Fund I’m pictured here with CCF scientist Dr Laurie Marker. The purpose of the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) is to research and implement strategies for cheetah conservation in its natural...

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Welcome to my new website

Hey everyone, as you can see I have just launched my brand new website. Take a look around and check out some photos and details of my previous adventures. I have also opened up access to email me, please note all Media Enquiries need to be made through the Media...

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Statement of Attainment in Dog Training – 21st March 2012

The Statement of Attainment in Dog Training is a new course offered by TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute, aimed at providing students with an approach to understanding andmodifying dog behaviour. Conducted by Steve and Vicki Austin (veteran dog trainers with 60 years...

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Leader of the Pack – Australian Geographic Magazine

"Dog Trainer Steve Austin has a team of keen canines who fight against the extinction of our native wildlife." Leader of the Pack - Australian Geographic Magazine Article Excerpt - Working like a dog, Steve Austin shows council conservation workers how his dogs will...

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New Tricks (60 Minutes June 2011)

"New Tricks" 60 Minutes Imagine being thrown on the scrap heap in the prime of your life. Every year in Australia, thousands of dogs are put down for no other reason than their owners simply don't want them any more. But one man is offering them new hope, putting...

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