Emma Burgess

Emma Burgess
25 June, 2019

Emma Burgess

Qualifications: Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing (ACM40412) First Aid Certificate Wound Management (ACVN short course) Cert III Performance horse management Certificate III Business administration Achievements/Experience 2016 Australian College of Veterinary Nursing (ACVN) student of the year 2 Year’s experience working in a rural emergency small animal hospital Head Nurse and practice manager for 2 years at...

Julie Evans
26 April, 2019

Julie Evans

What led you to Positive Response: I was always going to work with animals. As a child I had a mission to rescue stray cats, had a passion for horses, and there were always the family dogs in my life. On completion of year 12 I worked on a large Thoroughbred stud in QLD, then...

Domineque Hone
22 March, 2019

Domineque Hone

What led you to Positive Response: My passion for animals and animal welfare started as a child. In 2006 I travelled to Europe and settled for a few years in Ireland. It was here that I began to pursue my dream of working with animals and animal welfare, having been provided an opportunity to work...

Amber Kemble
22 January, 2019

Amber Kemble

What led you to Positive Response:  I have always had a passion for animals, in particularly the behavioural aspects. I always knew one day I would work in the animal industry. In 2012 I adopted my own puppy and quickly understood the special bond we have with our four legged friends. After I graduated High...

Lauren Maher
05 October, 2018

Lauren Maher

What led you to Positive Response:  After ten years of working and volunteering in the disability sector, I discovered my true passion was working with animals.  After working ridiculously long hours and being on call for weeks on end, I decided I was missing a furry companion in my life.  Once I got my fur-baby...

Courtney Nicholson
05 March, 2018

Courtney Nicholson

What led you to Positive Response:  I have always had a passion for animals, dogs in particular. When Positive Response Dog Training announced that they were looking for trainers, I jumped at the chance as it was exactly what I wanted to do in life! The passion I have for training and helping others train...

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 and...

Shaunel Narain
30 May, 2017

Shaunel Narain

What led you to Positive Response: After exploring other avenues of study such as Business and Psychology I came to find that my true passion lay with animals, specifically their behaviour. I decided to pursue a Bachelor of Zoology which led to my current course in Captive Animal Management. I hope to use the skills...

Ingerlisa Matthews ‘Inger’ – CURRENTLY ON MATERNITY LEAVE
30 May, 2017

Ingerlisa Matthews ‘Inger’ – CURRENTLY ON MATERNITY LEAVE

What led you to Positive Response: It has been a long road to finding Positive Response. I studied Child Psychology at University in the United States. I was very keen to link my degree to the newly developing field of Animal Assisted Therapy and had a vision of using the natural healing power of pets with...

Ashleigh Cheers  ‘Ash’
28 May, 2017

Ashleigh Cheers ‘Ash’

What led you to Positive Response: I came across Positive Response Dog Training in 2008 when I got my first puppy Missy and wanted to teach her the basics. In late 2013 we got a second puppy and I didn’t think twice about booking her into Positive Response. At this point in time I was...