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My ExPawtise

Louise Joesbury Grad Dip Ed SDC TAA

Business Owner of 'K9PATs' & 'Secure Paws & Claws'

Qualifications & Expertise

  • Certified Positive Reinforcement Assistance Dog Trainer SDC

  • Assistance Dog Public Access Test Assessor (PAT) 

       Department of Local Government, Sport & Cultural Industries DLGSC WA

  • Mobility Service Dog Trained Professional

  • Alert & Response Task Trained Professional

  • PTSD Assistance Dog Trained Professional 

  • The Retrieve The Essential Service Dog TaskTrained Professional

  • Public Access Trained Professional

  • Service Dog Coach SDC - Cooperative Paws 

  • Service Dog Fundamentals Training -  Course Completion Cooperative Paws

  • ProDog Trainer - AbsoluteDogs 

  • Certified Professional Pet Dog Trainer & Behaviour Specialist

  • Supporting Assistance Dog Owner/Trainers (Volunteer)

  • Diploma Certification Positive Canine Coaching (Dog Training & Behaviour Specialist)

  • Advanced Certificate Canine Reactive Behaviour

  • Graduate Diploma of Education Grad Dip Ed

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Train the Trainer, Forensic Investigation TAA

  • Professional & Certified Dog & Cat Groomer

  • LOUKASTAR ANKC Registered Labrador Breeder

  • Former Registered Golden Retriever Breeder (Prefix FRALOU)

  • Experience working alongside Drug, Contraband & Offender Detection Dogs.

  • Dogs West Conformation Show Dog Participant

  • Professional Pet Care Business owner (Secure Paws & Claws) Professional Dog Walking & Training

  • Professional Development Dog Behaviour & Training "Force Free & Positive Reinforcement Reward based"

  • UK's largest Positive Dog Training Academy Member

  • Advanced Dog Training and Behaviour Geek course completion AbsoluteDogs

  • Advance level Dog Obedience Training

  • Family Registered Cattery/Pedigree Breeder expertise (CHINKALOU/ATADBITSHORT)

  • Certified Pet Aromatherapist

  • Equine Grooming, Show Preparation & Clipping

  • Introduction to Essential Oils for Animals 

  • Former Horse Training Property Management & Owner (30+ years experience) 

  • Graduate Diploma of Education

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Train the Trainer, Forensic Investigation

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree Curtin University

  • Former WA Police Officer (17+ years)

  • Pet Sitter Training Course Petsittingology

  • Professional Artist -  'Danegels'


  • Royal Life Saving Bravery Award 

  • Awarded Police Star Medal

  • Awarded National Police Service Medal

  • Awarded Western Australian Police Service Medal

  • Awarded National Police Medal

  • Awarded Senior Constable Recognition

  • School Based Officer/General Police duty Achievements

  • Community Service & Citizenship Awards

​Current Memberships

  • APDT Austrailian Pet Dog Trainers

  • IWDA International Working Dog Assosciation

  • Cloverdale Canine Companions Dog Obedience Club 

  • Dogswest Member (WA Canine Association) 

  • Pet Professional Guild Australia - Dog Training Professional Full Membership 

  • The Pet Professional Guild International - Dog Training Professional Full Membership

  • Labrador Retriever Club of WA Club Member

  • Recallers Member 'Say Yes Dog Training'

  • Great Dane Lovers Association of WA

Professional Development 

  • Positive Reinforcement Service Dog Coaching Course Completed - Cooperative Paws 

  • Service Dog PTSD Course Completed - Cooperative Paws 

  • Service Dog Fundamentals Course Completed - Cooperative Paws 

  • Crate Games - Susan Garrett

  • Pro Dog Trainer Course Certification

  • Dogwest Show Dog Obedience Class

  • Dealing with Aggressive & Reactive Behaviours (John McGuigan, Glasgow Dog Trainer)

  • Seeing Through a Dog’s Nose: Emotional and Environmental Enrichment with Scent  Completion Certificate

  • Puppy Program Completion

  • Dog Training Academy

  • Dogs with Reactive Behaviour

  • Loose Leash work

  • Working with Dogs with problem behaviours

  • Bomb proofing Dogs

  • Developing optimism & focus

  • Transforming Dogs with negative behaviours to positive behaviours

  • Fear Free Vet visits (Laura Ryder)

  • Understanding the Canine Brain ( Dr Nicole Lobry de Brun)

  • Hormones and their Effect on Young Dogs (Sam Turner)

  • Scentsationalise Your Dog Training Classes (Fiona Cowrie)

  • Fear Free Nail Trimming "Nailed it: A Course in Canine Nail Care" Lori Nanan 

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