Carole O'Leary

Accredited 1995 - Canine, Feline, Equine, Avian

Carole pictured during one of her numerous radio talk show guest spots

Carole has dedicated most of her life to understanding animals, Her teaching and training methods have evolved over many years of intensive study, and reflect her empathy with the needs of domestic companion animals.

  • Qualified veterinary nurse (United Kingdom)
  • Kennel/cattery owner and manager for 20 years (South Africa)
  • Show- field trial & carting judge (United Kingdom & South Africa)
  • Breeder of champion show dogs, and breeder/ owner/ handler/ of obedience, agility carting, working trial ( police & tracker dogs ) and field trial winners
  • A devoted cat owner
  • Had a “farm” with commercial rabbitary, and a collection of various creatures including birds, cows and goats horses
  • Presenter of own TV series (South Africa)
  • Animal trainer for TV and film, including commercials
  • Horse trainer in various disciplines
  • Gun dog owner, handler and trainer (United Kingdom & South Africa)
  • Qualified member of British Institute of Professional Dog-Trainers (B.I.P.D.T. Hons).
  • Specialist in therapeutic training for animals, with more than 45 years experience
  • Carole is the past Chairperson of the Animal Behaviour Consultants of Southern Africa
  • Carole is now semi-retired & only takes special behavior cases on Vet. request & training “one on one’ by appointment for advanced competition work only


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