Dog trainer and behaviourist in the Sutherland Shire and greater Sydney area. If you have a creature that has a behavioural problem, or a troublesome habit, or you just need some guidance in training and management, Creature Teacher can help. Whether your creature be a dog, cat, bird, rabbit, snake, fish or more exotic small animal, Creature Teacher will come to you and solve your animal-related problems - or help you avoid them in the first place.
The Creature Teacher is Melissa Starling, an animal behaviourist based in the Sutherland Shire, Sydney. Melissa holds a B.Sc.(Hons) in zoology and a PhD on dog behaviour, emotions and cognition. She offers her expertise in animal behaviour to you as private behaviour assessments and quality training and behaviour modification.
Melissa can help you with a large variety of troubles. From simple problems like jumping up and walking on leash to more complex issues like reactivity, fear and anxiety, and aggression.
Maybe you have just got a pet and want to make sure you are prepared for building a solid relationship and getting the most out of your new family member. Maybe your pet is not as responsive as you would like, or is beginning to show signs of a problem behaviour you are not sure how to address. Creature Teacher encourages proactivity. The faster you address a problem the easier and quicker it is to fix it.