September 2009 Newsletter

Dear Oz Doggy Visitor

Welcome to Oz Doggy September monthly newsletter

  • School Holidays start late September in most states
    See details below for when school holidays start - plan your dog minding needs now
  • Find a dog minder on Oz Doggy
    Our popular, current and growing directory dog minding and pet sitter services
  • Canine Myofunctional Certificate
    2009 course dates in NSW and QLD available in September
  • Dog Trainers help you and your dog
    Now listing 26 dog trainers in VIC, QLD and NSW
  • Pet Portraits
    Find how you can get a painted pet portrait from Sydney based Suzy King.
  • Learn to become a dog trainer
    The Australian Dog Trainers Academy has distance learning courses available now.


Remember: It's school holiday time again late September.

  • TAS starts September 3rd
  • QLD and VIC start: September 19th
  • WA, SA and ACT start: September 26th
  • NSW starts October 3rd

We always try and advise school holidays - so those of you without kids (or with) will know when competition for dog minders, pet friendly accommodation and boarding kennels heats up! See dog minders link below or check out Oz Doggy now if you need to make pet related accommodation or holiday arrangements during the school holidays.




SA, NSW, QLD and VIC Canine Myofunctional Therapy dates announced for 2009
Contact NCTM

The National College of Traditional Medicine has announced dates for

  • QLD - starting Sept 24th
  • NSW starting Oct 1

These are 8 day courses delivered over 2 x 4 day blocks and most have no prerequisites required.


Dog Trainers - 26 dog trainers to help you and your dog
Find all 26 dog trainers

Dog obedience training, in home dog trainers, puppy preschools, dog training specialists and dog obedience schools. Puppy training helps solve dog behaviour and puppy training problems. Recommended to start puppy preschool 8-16 weeks of dogs life.



Dog Minding - 45 dog minders to look after your dog
Find all 45 dog minders

It's always hard to get short term dog minder bookings. As a dog owner, a responsible plan is to establish a relationship with a local dog minding business that services your area. Meet with the people that will look after your dog, discuss availability and the exact needs of your dog. Having a relationship with a local dog minding business, improves the quality of your life and that of your dog, when you need to go away from home.

Contact "Don't Fret Pet" - QLD, NSW, VIC, SA and ACT
Contact Top Dog Minders - QLD, NSW, VIC and WA
Contact Lonely Pets Club - Melbourne Wide



Pet Friendly Accommodation in NSW, VIC and QLD.
Contact Pet Friendly Accommodation
Contact House Sitters

Featured properties in

  • NSW - Tuross, Port Macquarie, Alpine (near Mittagong) and Woollahra in Sydney.
  • VIC - Apollo Bay, Warburton (Yarra Valley), Otway Ranges, Tara Valley and Cape Otway
  • QLD - Brisbane and Gold Coast
  • See also House sitters for nationwide house sitters that can also care for your pets.



Cageless pet boarding in Melbourne - dog minding alternative
Contact Barkingham Palace

Barkingham Palace is Victoria's Only Cageless Boarding Kennel and Cattery. There are must see images of dogs enjoying cageless accommodation on our website. Everyone is amazed to see how happy, relaxed, safely at home ALL our guests are. Hundreds of new photos of happy dogs and their friends now being uploaded.



Learn to become a dog trainer
Contact Australian Dog Trainers Academy

Since 2003 we have trained people to become professional, caring, reward based dog obedience trainers. Nationally accredited 8-weekend course (Conduct Companion Animal Training Classes - RUV4512A) delivered in Melbourne and available in e-learning format. Small classes, gentle, friendly learning environment with great food!  Short skills courses and soon new e-learning version of ‘Train the Puppy Trainer’. Check web for previous student comments. Members of PIAA, VCA, APDT and AABT


Kind Regards
Paul @ Oz Doggy
Melbourne, AUSTRALIA



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