About Noble Canine

Noble Canine Training, Behaviour and Consultation is owned and run by Trish Cavarra. Trish has more than twenty years experience running and managing all aspects of one of the largest privately owned and successful dog training schools in Melbourne, Four Paws K9 Training.

Noble Canine is the professional arm of Trish’s business and was established to concentrate solely on providing futher learning opportunties for those within the dog industry to include dog trainers, Council AMO’s, rescue and shelter organisations, just to name a few.
Trish possesses over twenty years experience as an obedience instructor and dog trainer/handler including supervising the running of obedience classes and boarding/training service s well as proven behaviour problem solving abilities and skills, specialising in aggressive dog rehabilitation.

Trish has written the curriculum for all the levels taught ranging from from puppy kindergarten through to advanced obedience levels at Four Paws K9 Training. The content, standards and assessments processes are continuously addressed and improved upon each year.
In 2011 Trish implemented, coordinated and managed the content of the Four Paws K9 Training Instructor Qualification Certificate course which is now recognised by The Victorian Govt’s Minister for Agriculture as a standard for dog trainer instruction in Victoria.

One of the very first formal programs for reactive/aggressive dogs called Growly Grovers, was introduced in Melbourne in 2012 by Trish and her team at Four Paws K9 Training, which is exclusively for dogs with reactivity/aggression issues an aids in the rehabilitation thereof.
Trish is also a lecturer for the National Dog Trainer’s Federation’s Cert III in Dog Behaviour and Training course, covering Fear and Aggression workshop as well as teaching shaping, luring and positive based methods to students of the course. Trish has also assisted with the updating and re-writing the entire Certificate III in Dog Training and Behaviour course for the National Dog Trainers Federation.

Trish offers an array of seminars, workshops, mentoring and an array of public speaking arrangements for any organisation around Australia.