Alysa McManus

Alysa McManus
04 March, 2022

Alysa McManus

What led you to Positive Response? I started my positive response journey though work experience and then enrolled in the Cert IV in Companion Animal Services specializing in dog training. I am passionate about all types of animals from horses, dogs to parrots. I love seeing the puppies/dogs learn and grow through the training process...

Fiona Blake
12 November, 2021

Fiona Blake

What led you to Positive Response: I have worked in the Animal Welfare industry for over 20 years. The last 17 of these years I have worked as an Animal Rehabilitation Trainer with the RSPCA QLD. I have worked primarily with abused, neglected, abandoned and aggressive dogs with the RSPCA. Dogs who needed intense behavioural...

Rachel Brownlow
22 October, 2021

Rachel Brownlow

What leaded you to positive response? As long as I can remember I have always had a love for animals, I used to sit in my room and study an animal a week to learn more about how they lived and their behaviour, so when it came time to leave school, I pursued a career...

Rikki-Lee Clark
07 December, 2020

Rikki-Lee Clark

What led you to Positive Response? Growing up I’ve always had a love for Animals and was fascinated with how we communicate with them. Once I left school and worked for a while I realized that Animals truly is something that continues to put a smile on my face throughout my life and I’d be...

Jill Seymour
30 November, 2020

Jill Seymour

What led you to Positive Response? I have a passion for working with children and adolescents and have had a long career as a Special Education Teacher and a Secondary School Guidance Officer.  I worked extensively with students with behaviour problems, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Impairments and Physical Disabilities. The insight into meeting individual needs...

Alex Walter ‘AJ’
30 November, 2020

Alex Walter ‘AJ’

What led you to Positive Response? I have always had an interest in behaviour and spent most of my career working with children and teenagers. With a  deep desire to know how the brain functioned; how people worked and why, it was this same passion and curiosity that saw me transition into the animal industry....

Sandi Kemp
23 September, 2020

Sandi Kemp

What led you to Positive Response? I have always looked after my family and friend’s pets while they went away on weekends or holidays and helped Rescue Groups find less fortunate fur babies their forever homes. While studying Cert II in Animal Studies I was given the opportunity to complete my Work Experience component with...

Eden Fraser
29 June, 2020

Eden Fraser

What led you to Positive Response? I first found Positive Response when I was looking for a way to train my future assistance dog, Oliver, and after working closely with our incredible Dee Scott, I’ve never looked back! I am always happy to help with anything you and your pet desires, whether it be pet...

Shelley Fellows
30 May, 2017

Shelley Fellows

What led you to Positive Response? I have always had a passion for working with young children and animals. After graduating high school, I pursued a profession as a teacher, and worked in the education industry for almost a decade. My work life was almost complete; however I still had this active passion for animals...