Meet our Trainers

Dog Training

Calabash is home to Allsorts Dog Behaviour & Training Services.

Debbie founded Allsorts Dog Behaviour & Training Services in 2003. She has been teaching dog owners how to train their puppies and adult dogs for over 19 years. She has many qualifications under her belt, including her certification with the NDTF and many sporting activities such as agility and scent detection.

Please visit Debbie’s website for more information:

Steve And Vicki Austin

Steve and Vicki Austin (CPDT-KA) share their knowledge and experience through various educational formats, including courses and one-day workshops and presentations.

Both Steve and Vicki hold various formal qualifications and have received certification of their knowledge (CPDT-KA) by New York based, independent assessor, Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT).

Additionally, they both hold Cert IV in Workplace assessment and training; and Working with Children Check Clearances (WWCC).

But it is their experience and success in a range of dog training applications over a combined 70 years in the dog training industry that sets them apart in the field of dog training and behaviour education. Training techniques are supported by the science of learning and behaviour with a strong bias towards reward-based techniques.

For more information about Steve & Vicki please go to






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Dear Linda,
Many thanks once again for your care of Jack and Jill while we were overseas. It was very reassuring to know that they were in good hands over the six weeks that we were away.

Bob and Carmen