Qualified Professional

Jody Morrish

Jody is a human health services and human-animal bond professional, instructor and author of Dog Related Handbooks – endorsed by veterinarians, industry, public figures and animal advocates.

Her hands-on training workshops are widely praised for teaching pet parents’ skills, as well as how to prevent and prepare for common mishaps. She's been featured in national media outlets such as ABC news and documentaries, Today Tonight, Channel 9 Today Show, Radio, Newspaper and Health Journal articles.

Known for her precise and friendly teaching style, Jody consults with a wide clientele including humane organisations, canine professionals, public figures and her favourite of all - dedicated dog parents and their adorable pets.



  • Qualified Professional in behavioural science/Psych, mental health, investigations, counselling, education, disability, animal assisted interventions, dog training and behaviour. ​

  • Founder/Director of Therapeutic Dog Services Incorporated and the lead course instructor for the Therapy Dog - Training Centre, School for Therapy Dogs and Trainers, location Adelaide and The Animal Assisted Intervention Training and Wellness Centre, Adelaide Hills. ​

  • Life time of experience working with animals. Life time of experience working with dogs. Dog training and handling, trains canines in the areas of obedience, assistance dogs, assisted intervention dogs, service dogs, as well as assisting with working dog training.

  • Twenty-Three (23) years of training over 450 dogs and handlers for therapy dog work, trained dogs for competition obedience, agility, and other competitive events.


Next to working with dogs, Jody's other passion is sharing her knowledge of animals and training with our students as she helps them prepare to meet the challenges of animal assisted interventions, animal interventions in activities, education and therapy team business.

Ms Morrish, as a recognised award-winning service provider, still heads up Therapeutic Dog Services, oversees all programs and services, she now concentrates her time at the Animal Assisted Interventions Training and Wellness Centre,

  • training various species of animals for assistance in Animal Assisted Interventions Activities, Education and Therapy Clinical Programs.

  • designing, structuring, coordinating, and delivering clinical based programs throughout Australia.

  • Consulting: structuring new or enhanced AAI programs, Facility animals, Consultation for Professionals and deliveries of Animal Assisted Interventions: Activities (AAA), Education (AAE) and Therapy (AAT) throughout the community.

  • Presentation and Demonstrations to residents, government agencies, schools, universities and businesses of Australia

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