For the first time in Australia, Steve and Vicki Austin are launching a new dog training portal for many aspects of professional dog training.

By utilising all methods of technology available today, individuals around the country will have the opportunity to train directly with Steve and Vicki Austin, world renowned dog trainer. A mix of online classroom training, webinars and practical sessions, will be accessible to everyone. Practical sessions will be scheduled regularly and wherever possible, in different states.

The structure of the course will allow access anywhere in Australia where an internet connection is available, making regional and local services of a detection dog to become more viable.

Please follow the course links below or visit our new website: Austins Dog Training Education

Canine Scent Detection

Many applications for this course.

Puppy Raising

Raising puppies workshop.

Puppy Instructors

Become a Puppy Class Instructor.

Dog Training Insight

Powerful philosophical approach.

Motivating Miracles

Motivate your dog for anything.

Luring Workshop

Explore subtleties and complexities.

Dog Training Certificate

Understand your dogs’ behaviour.

Dangerous Dogs

Interacting with dogs for work.

Steve Austin’s Dangerous Dog Assessing and Handling Workshop

Learn how to identify the language of canine aggression and the appropriate responses to avoid or minimise injuries.
Participants will experience the use of personal protection equipment and be offered an opportunity to experience a dog bite from a trained dog on a protective sleeve. Download the flyer

If you would like to host a workshop where we come to your premises, please contact us.

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Training and Assessment Videos for the CDC

Have you seen a professionally trained conservation dog working ? With focus, dedication and some hard work, you could achieve that level and a great place to start is with the courses created and instructed by Steve and Vicki Austin.  View the courses at!

Demands for conservation detection dogs are increasing so it is imperative to establish a minimum standard at which a detection dog is expected to deliver.

The Canine Detection Certification has been created to establish a benchmark of a performance minimum so that government departments, private organisations, and handlers can be readily identified as being assessed and highly proficient in their target odour(s).

Watch five of the assessment videos here.

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