Qualified, Caring Trainers
Our trainers, Samantha Kay (Kaysadale Farm) and Cassandra Holland (K9 Intuition) are qualified trainers with a current Certificate 3 in Dog Training and Behaviour through the NDTF – the only Nationally recognised canine training course in Australia. We also have our assistant trainers; Kelly Lancaster (soon to be qualified), Chelsea Kay and Emma Benjamin, who all assist in the training of puppies under the supervision of Samantha, allowing your pooches to become used to different handlers. This is a great asset for puppies going into new homes.
– All trainers complete further Canine education by attending many workshops every year.
– We provide lifetime support after your puppy has been trained with us.
Training and Training Packages
We are passionate about giving puppies and their humans the best start to a lifelong partnership. This means that we can help with you with your puppy before they come home to you by offering training packages of 1, 2, 3 months or more! In this time, your puppy will live in our homes , not in a kennel or a shed, and be integrated into family life, with all the noise, interactions and sometimes chaos that happens in day-to-day living! We give your puppy a head start on socialisation, habituation, obedience, impulse control, manners, lead walking, crate and toilet training.
Therapy and Facility Dogs
We are heavily involved in the training of therapy/facility dogs for a variety of settings such as schools, special education classes, nursing homes, hospitals, refuges and for people and families of children with special needs. As your requirement for training in the therapy/facility dog can vary widely, please call Samantha for more information on this programme and to discuss your needs for a therapy/facility dog to enhance your workplace or home life.
You can read a recent news article about Kaysadale Farm’s involvement in Maitland High School’s Wellbeing Centre here.
“I don’t know where to start with this post .. I’ve shed so many tears of joy for the progress this team have made! Lauren has challenges in her life and was scared of dogs, Missy was a very ‘spirited’ dog, Donna was determined to put in the work and make this happen and they have! Missy is 2 years old and they’ve just passed the Kaysadale Farm therapy dog certification. It’s not been easy but to say I’m proud is such an understatement ♥️♥️♥️ Lauren chose her own library book today without adult help, just her hound by her side 😍 I was having a bad day today myself.. until I received the last photo of them in the public library together, it made everything good in the world again ♥️♥️♥️”