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Fetching Behaviour is a professional dog training service founded by Cassie Cole, a qualified Dog Behaviourist and Trainer based in Melbourne. With a background in psychology and a deep understanding of learning theory, Cassie is dedicated to promoting positive reinforcement training methods that focus on building trust and friendship between dogs and their owners. The business values the human-dog relationship and aims to create a fear-free and supportive environment for effective communication and learning.

Specializing in evidence-based training techniques rooted in operant and classical conditioning principles, Fetching Behaviour offers a range of services from behavior modification to trick training. Cassie’s passion for teaching dogs began at a young age and has evolved into a successful career, with her own dog Scout achieving numerous titles in obedience, rally-o, and agility competitions. Additionally, Cassie’s experience as a Youth Support Worker has equipped her with the skills to modify challenging behaviors in both humans and animals with empathy and patience.

As a vocal advocate against punitive and dominance-based training methods, Cassie strives to educate dog owners on the benefits of positive reinforcement training. Through her work with therapy dogs and conservation efforts with the Australia Dingo Foundation, Cassie exemplifies her commitment to promoting harmonious relationships between humans and their canine companions based on trust, respect, and effective communication.