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What we do

Training you to train your dog

Training, assessments , private consults, behavior modification, Consulting and training for Government Agencies and more

Our Story

PADS was originally set up to work with people within the assistance dog industry as well as...

What We Do

Local Dog Training, Assessments and Assistance dog & Therapy dogs..

Where about

Covering the whole of
the Mid Western Region, NSW...

PADS was originally set up to work with people within the assistance dog industry as well as helping people with training and assessments of individual assistance dogs.


When we moved to beautiful Gulgong and now Mudgee, NSW almost 12 years ago Adele found that there was a need for dog training programs, private consults, behavioural  programs and consultancy and she has since included these in her business hence where the “assistance and solutions” really starts to work.


  • 5 and 6 week dog training programs from 14 weeks upwards

  • Scent Detection Programs

  • The Nose Knows Scent Training for fun

  • Behaviour modification

  • Education

  • Doggone Safe (dog bite prevention)


  • Behavioural Assessments

  • Greenhound Assessments

  • Therapy Dog Assessments

  • NSW Transport approved Assessments for Assistance/Therapy Dogs

  • Assistance Dog Public Access Tests – As per the Australian Federal Law


PADS is an independent trainer and assessor for Assistance and Therapy Dogs. We have developed a program to assist owners of potential assistance dogs, which provides a pathway from pet dog to assistance dog.


PADS is abreast of legislation relating to assistance dogs at local government, state and federal levels. The Companion Animals Legislation and the Disability Discrimination Act relating to assistance animals.

PADS is a NSW Transport APPROVED Trainer and certifies individuals with their assistance dogs for NSW Transport Permits.

PADS is Fully Insured. Working With Children's Check valid and also holds a current Police Check

Adele also holds a Certificate in First Aid, CPR, First Aid for Children, Mental Health First Aid and Domestic and Family Violence and is experienced with working with individuals in a crisis situation.

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