RSPCA WA is seeking contract dog trainers to deliver dog training services in accordance with the RSPCA WA curriculum and guidelines. As a dog trainer, you’ll have the opportunity to work with owners and their furry companions, using positive reinforcement techniques.

As a dog trainer, you’ll enjoy the following perks:

  • Hands-on work with dogs in the field (no desk-bound monotony!).
  • The chance to contribute to an organization with a well-established reputation and brand.
  • The satisfaction of providing high-level care to dogs and their parents.
  • Competitive contractor renumeration
  • Flexibility in when and where you want to work.
  • We supply the clients, the admin support and the marketing, so all you need to focus on is doing what you do best: delivering great dog training!


  • Consult with clients to understand and address canine behavioural issues and training requirements in one-on-one training sessions.
  • During group training classes, follow a provided training curriculum broken down into weekly milestones.
  • Instruct dogs in fundamental commands using effective, positive-reinforcement training methods.
  • Educate clients on proper training techniques to reinforce and sustain their dogs’ acquired behaviours and skills.


  • A dog training qualification that promotes ethical, positive practices (e.g., Certificate IV in Animal Training and Behaviour or similar).
  • Proven ability to provide high-quality, ethically minded dog training.
  • Dog handling experience using ethical, positive techniques.
  • A commitment to high-quality customer service.
  • A good understanding of dog behaviour, including breed-specific traits.

Expression of Interest

To arrange a discussion about Dog Training opportunities, please send your EXPRESSION OF INTEREST, including a concise CV and statement outlining your skills and experience to [email protected].