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PO Box 3224
Murrumbeena VIC 3163

+61 402 931 580

Melanie Norgate offers animal training for pet owners and organisations that work with captive animals. Mel uses ethical and research-based techniques to help you maintain a strong relationship with your dogs and cats. For other species, Mel can support you with husbandry and trick training, provide advice about environmental enrichment, and assist with assessments and referrals to a veterinary behaviourist if required.

Qualifications and professional memberships:
PhD in Genetics (University of Melbourne)
Cert IV in Companion Animal Services (Delta Society)
Proud member of the Pet Professional Guild
Member of the APDT Australia



Hi, I’m Mel

I’m a qualified Dog Behaviour Consultant and an expert on getting to the cause of behaviour problems in dogs.


Life can be simpler

Enjoy a peaceful life with a well-behaved dog

I help families in Melbourne’s south-eastern suburbs prevent and resolve problems with their dog’s behaviour. I have a special interest in correcting behaviour problems using ethical, science-based methods to help you safely introduce a new baby to the family dog, or prevent problems developing in puppies, teenage dogs and rescue dogs.

My goal is to build strong relationships between dogs and their families


Dog & Baby Program

Learn how to prepare yourself and your dog for the arrival of your baby

Personalised at-home training

We’ll come to you and help sort out your dogs behavioural issues.