Pawsitive Instinct is based in Brisbane, Queensland Australia.
I have always had a love of animals and been blessed with living and working with a variety of animals from parrots, cats, dogs, small animals, livestock and horses.
I have a particular passion for natural animal nutrition and enrichment.
I studied Animal Care (received academic awards of Excellence both years - 1999 & 2000) & Agricultural Science in High School as well as being on the High Schools Sheep Showing team for three years. I have done volunteer work for RSPCA &
Riding for the Disabled.
My current qualifications are:
*Certificate II in Companion Animal Industry Studies through TAFE QLD (2000)
*Certificate of Participation: Step Up Parrots & People Working Together. Parrot Society Australia conducted by Barbara Heidenreich & Pamela Clark on positive reinforcement training and parrot behaviour problem solving. (2013)
*Certificate in Animal Nutrition through Holistic Animal Therapy Organisation (2020)
*Diploma in Canine Health & Nutrition through the British College of Canine Studies (with Distinction) (2021)
*Certificate in Holistic Health for Dogs through the British College of Canine Studies (2022) (with distinction)
*Diploma in Feline Studies through Compass Education and Training (2022) (with distinction)
I share my life with Bella (Lhasa Apso, who sadly passed away 14/02/2022 at 13/14 years of age), Basil (Shih Tzu), Satinka (Shorthaired Tabby), Aslan (Shorthaired Tabby), Finley & Willoughby (Guinea Pigs who sadly passed away just before opening our online shop but you will see them in some of our photos thorough the website), our new addition Wilfred a Labradoodle puppy, as well as a flock of cheeky parrots.
My aim is to provide quality enrichment, healthy treats and natural supplements and products as well as a service to provide healthy wholefood nutrition plans with a particular focus on felines to help you help your pets thrive