About us

Animal Behaviour NSW is a Local Small Family Business based on the NSW Central Coast. Nicole (owner) has been in the Dog Industry for over 30 years and been operating successfully on the NSW Central Coast for the past 25 years.  Nicole specialise in Dog and Pet Behaviour. 

She has Trained, Assessed and Rehabilitated 1,000's of dogs over many years for local government, state government, shelters, rescues, private clients and families Dogs of All Ages, All Breeds, All Behaviours and Training issues.

Our Local Community is important to us and Nicole is always "out and about"  helping out when ever she can, presenting free Dog Safety Demos at Local Schools, Library’s and Day-care Centres. She is also very actively helping local pet rescue groups with "rescue/rehab/rehome" programmes, also presenters for the Australian Veterinary Association NSW Pets and People Education Programme (petPEP)  visiting many local Primary Schools in a volunteer capacity.  Nicole also volunteer  at the local not for profit community dog training club and local animal shelters and have been for the past 20 years.  ​

Qualifications

  • Undergrad Behaviour Biology MU 

  • Accreditation Delta Society in Training and Behaviour

  • Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services – Delta Institute

  • Canine Good Citizen Award™, Accredited Trainer - Delta Institute

  • Behaviour Assessor (Canine)  Local and State Government

  • NDIS Provider

  • Delta Therapy Dog Assessor

  • Assessor Assistance Dogs

  • Dog Aggression Awareness Management Workshop - 2003

  • Dr Ian Dunbar Behavioural Instructors Course - 2001 & 2004

  • Ninas Animal Trick Training Course - 1999

  • Accredited in Domestic Animal Behaviour Studies - U.K. 1987

  • Certificate in animal studies TAFE 1987

  • Chief Instructor of Local Dog Training Club for past 23 years

  • Ex Military- 15 years Department of Defence Army

We love what we do and we want your furry friends and their families to be happy give us a call Today for all your needs.

Community Awards

  • Community Building Award - by Central Coast Congress and Community Building Award

  • Australia Day Volunteer Awards Central Coast Council - 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

  • Nominated for Dog Trainer of the year 2015 - Australia Wide - Master Breeder Association 

Nicole is the Central Coasts Dog Whisperer! She is absolutely amazing and highly recommend her to anyone who needs their dogs/animals trained. Keep up the awesome work Nicole xx

- Jodey 

Nicole is brilliant! 
She genuinely loves animals and has always known how to get the best out of any dog. Highly recommend her both as a wonderful person and an amazing trainer.

- Karen 

I have known Nicole for many years, she is the most wonderful trainer. So knowledgeable and patient, using positive reinforcement to get the best out of each and every dog.

- Carol 

CONTACT

Nicole - Head Trainer

0414 861 650

animalbehaviournsw@gmail.com

ABN: 68910473972

Covering:
Central Coast NSW and surrounding areas
OPENING HOURS

MONDAY-FRIDAY

9am-9pm

​SATURDAY-SUNDAY

9am-9pm

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