About Us

Gentle Dog Trainers is a website dedicated to Australians raising a happy, healthy and confident dog.

We are a hub of useful and authoritative information about canine training, nutrition and products. 

Developing and hosting the content at Gentle Dog Trainers is supported through affiliate advertising. However, we provide honest reviews based on a dog centered approach to finding the top gear. 

As Seen In

Dogs NSW Magazine
Animal Wellness Magazine

Meet The Gentle Dog Trainers Team

Professional Writer & Veterinarian Adviser

Dr. Kathryn Dench is a Professional Writer and Veterinarian with over ten years of experience in small animal and exotic pet medicine, and providing medical care for a variety of dog breeds.

Kathryn graduated from the Cambridge University Veterinary School in 2007 with a Master of Arts and Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and is a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MA VetMB MRCVS).

Professional Dog Trainer & Lead Author

Sharon is a professional dog trainer and writer holding a Master's in Science and Technology.

Sharon holds over 15 years experience in the dog training field and combines that knowledge with her professional writing skills to create informative articles for dog lovers all over the world.

Canine Behaviour Expert & Advisor

Sarah has over 20 years experience as a canine behaviour professional and ensures all Gentle Dog Trainers training content is accurate, trustworthy and provides sources for the evidence and expertise provided.

Sarah graduated from the Anglia Ruskin University in 2000 with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Animal Behaviour. In 2002, she completed a Diploma in Companion Animal Behaviour and Training through the Centre of Applied Pet Ethology (COAPE).

Professional Editor

Renae is a professional writer, copy editor and dog lover.

Renae graduated from the University of Queensland with a double Bachelors Degree in Journalism and Science, majoring in Chemistry.

Renae has over ten years experience in the communications industry, from science journalism to bridal magazines.

Her two dogs are her constant companions and believes that every morning should be started with puppy cuddles.

Anthropologist & Author

Vedrana is a professional writer, anthropologist and dog lover.

She is pursuing a Master's degree in Semiotics studying the communication between animals and humans.

Professional Writer & Video Content Creator

Olivia is a professional writer, video content creator and animal lover.

She loves spending time with her Podengo and Flat-coated Retriever, and writing pieces to help people to be better dog owners.

She's also a wizard in front of and behind the camera, creating the content behind the Gentle Dog Trainers YouTube Channel.

Anthropologist & Author

Eloisa is a dog lover and anthropologist.

She enjoys writing content that will actually help people understand their dogs better.

With over five years of professional writing experience

Our Approach To Product Reviews

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Anonymous Ordering

Reviewed products are ordered anonymously so that we can form an unbiased opinion of the process.

We pay close attention to ordering and checkout, shipping, packaging and returns.

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System-based Review Method

We have developed and implemented a systematic method of reviewing products.

Focusing on key areas that include quality, cost, sustainability and supporting local businesses.

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Direct Product Comparisons

Through our system-based review method we are able to provide honest and fair product comparisons based on the end-to-end consumer experience.

From ordering and shipping to product testing and reviews, we take the uncertainty out of purchases.

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