A Biosecurity Dog Handling Officer works with his detector dog on a mail conveyor belt.

Dog Handler and Trainer

Dog Handlers or Trainers teach dogs to obey commands and undertake specific tasks.

Overview

Dog Handlers or Trainers teach dogs to obey commands and undertake specific tasks.

Day-to-day

  • teaches animals to obey verbal and non-verbal commands and addresses behavioural problems
  • trains animals to perform in competitions.

Considerations

  • working outdoors.

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