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Black Dog

Contract Work

Basic hourly rate - $110 per hr 
Travel Cost $50 per hr Mudgee to destination return
Accommodation and Sustenance Costs will be quoted on a case basis

I have worked as a Contract Ranger for many years and have assisted councils in areas such as animal management, impounding, releasing, enforcement, dangerous, menacing and restricted dogs, behavioral assessments and working with anxious, stressed and fearful animals prepping them for rescues, educating the community and working within the communities to provide best practice models and support for communities caring for their animals.

I have also worked as a Ranger/Compliance Officer investigating overgrowns, abandoned vehicles, illegal dumping, enforcing laws, conducting investigations and closing investigations, enforcing penalties, microchipping and organizing microchipping days and much more. I have also spent a great deal of time troubleshooting and putting plans in place to make the necessary changes to organisations needs and requirements.

I am able to work alongside existing staff or work alone as a Contract Ranger/Compliance Officer/Trainer and I can also work alongside Local and State Government in Animal Management, Welfare and Education, supporting staff with policy’s, procedures, SOPs and any other requirements that may fit my abilities.

I have implemented Animal Management and Enrichment Programs in various pounds. I am very well versed in the NSW Companion Animals Act, POCTAA, NSW DPI Code of Practice for Breeding of Dogs and Cats and I keep up to
date with the latest changes in Animal Welfare legislation and regulation requirements.

I have also worked alongside rescues, shelters and other trainers as well as advising and helping with complex behaviors in a variety of animals and mentoring trainers, rangers and animal assistants.

My qualifications in this area are as follows;


  • SEINS (Self Enforcing Infringement Notice Scheme) – NSW State Revenue

  • Cert IV Companion Animal Services – DELTA Institute, Australia

  • Delta Canine Good Citizen Assessor – DELTA Institute, Australia

  • Cert IV Government Investigations – currently ongoing

  • Certificate in Animal Management and Handling Workshop – Australian Veterinary Behaviour Services

  • Diploma Animal Assisted Therapies

  • Certificate in Animal Welfare and Behaviour – Edinburgh University

  • Greenhound Assessor – NSW Government

  • Risk Assessment of Aggression Cases – Dr Christopher Pachel

  • Aggression in Dogs – Defensive Handling and Training – Michael Shikashio

  • Microchip Implanter – NSW Government via RSPCA NSW

  • First Aid – Statement of Attainment – Leading Aid First Aid

  • Domestic and Family Violence – Statement of Attainment - Lifeline

  • Mental Health First Aid – Mental Health First Aid Australia – via Lifeline

  • Max Potential Coach for 2 years and Supervisor for 1 year

  • White Card – Verto

  • Trained in Skip Tracing

  • PSPREF003 - Apply Regulatory Powers -

  • PSPINV001 - Planning and Initiating an Investigation

  • PSPINV002 – Conduct an Investigation

  • Inductive Interviewing for Investigators – Justice Clearinghouse

I am a Professional member of;

  • DELTA institute, Australia

  • Pet Professional Guild, Australia

  • Pet Professional Guild, International Chapter

  • Association of Pet Dog Trainers, Australia

  • DogOne Safe, International

  • Animal Therapies Ltd

I am a Member of the following institutions;

  • Australian Institute of Animal Management

  • Australian Institute of Local Government Rangers (Inc)

  • Justice Clearinghouse

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