Why trust us?

Melanie Scott is an ex-police officer with PTSD.  Melanie is a nationally qualified dog trainer who is passionate about dog training and developing the bond between you and your dog.   As a former First Responder, Melanie understands the demands of the job and is dedicated to promoting PTSD awareness and helping others.  Trustworthy, fully insured, WWC check, police check, member of PIAA (Pet Industry Association of Australia)

Melanie Scott K9 Training (MSK9T) offers a variety of services including:

  • Behavioural consults
  • Therapy and Service Dog training,
  • Puppy training
  • Group dog obedience classes

We understand everyone is different, with different needs.  During private consults we tailor a programme to suit not only you but your dog.

Melanie provides compassion  with personal experience and knowledge in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), mobility issues and chronic pain.  We can help train your dog to Public Access standards and provide you with help, support and guidance every step of the way.

MSK9T can provide Service and Therapy Dog training for a range of other medical issues including Autism Spectrum, Anxiety, Depression, mobility issues and mental health conditions.

MSK9T Group classes provide a safe environment for First Responders.  We focus not only on obedience, but having fun!  First Responders include past and present serving members of police, fire, ambulance, dispatch and military.   More information on group classes can be found on our FAQs page.

Group classes held Saturday mornings at Suzanne Cory High School, 225 Hoppers Lane, Werribee.

Book your information session today!

Melanie Scott’s Instructor qualifications

Certificate III in Dog Behaviour and Training from the National Dog Trainers Federation (NDTF) 2014, Top Dog USA Teamwork I, Instructor Qualification Certificate 2015


Melanie Scott K9 Training is a member of the PIAA (Pet Industry Association of Australia)

Proud sponsor of the SEBP Police Science Journal, Response Magazine, Australian 000 Journal

Melanie Scott K9 Training is a proud sponsor of K9s 4 Valour.  K9s 4 Valour is a not-for-profit charity that aims to reduce the stigma and raise awareness of PTSD in First Responders by training Service Dogs to alleviate symptoms.  Melanie Scott founded the charity in 2015.



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