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BARKS Podcast with Louise Ginman of APDT Australia: October 3, 2020

Join Niki Tudge as she chats to Louise Ginman, president of The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) Australia, one of the co-hosting organizations for Geek Week, a virtual educational event for pet training and behavior professionals, taking place on November 11-15, 2020.

Louise is presenting two great sessions at Geek Week:

  1. My Dog Has Cancer: Navigating Cancer from a Pet Parent’s Perspective.
  2. Home Alone Program for Puppies and Dogs of All Ages.

Join us as we dig deeper into these important topics.

Listen to Podcast here on a choice of platforms. Or simply click ‘Play’ below.

Louise Ginman
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Louise Ginman PCT-A is a Delta Accredited and Professional Canine Trainer – Accredited dog behavioral trainer who runs a dog training business, Positive Dogs, in Sydney, New South Wales. She has served on the APDT Australia committee since 2008 and been president since 2012. She also serves on the Pet Professional Guild Australia committee.

Louise has several qualifications including a BSc and Certificate IV in companion animal services, as well as over 27 years’ experience with both domestic and exotic species in both a training and husbandry/management capacity.

She worked as a veterinary nurse, dog and cat groomer and animal attendant in a busy and large practice in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney for several years before moving to Taronga Zoo in 1994 to work on the Carnivore Unit where she is the unit supervisor.

Her role is varied and covers duties such as carnivore husbandry and management, animal training and enrichment, diets and nutrition, staff training and supervision, media work, conference presentations and other forms of public speaking, research, education and conservation work.

She is the guardian of a Shetland sheepdog and a Siberian husky and competes at agility, Rally O and obedience. Her book, The Art of Introducing Dogs. A guide to conducting dog to dog introductions, was published in 2013. She strives to educate people about living in harmony with their dog through her writing and pet dog training courses.

About Geek Week

Geek Week is the ultimate virtual event for professionals working in the fields of pet care, animal behavior and training, as well as for guardians who want to learn more about their pets!

So, join us for more than 130 sessions delivered by 85 world class presenters over 24 hours a day for a fabulous five days! Register Today!

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