Wildsands Petcare was started after learning about a variety of pets and working with animals. It is a passion and "drive" to help in any way to build strong bonds between people and pets. Currently Sandy has 4 dogs and 3 cats and has rehabilitated severely neglected, aggressive and fearful animals. Having  combined trained and fostered over 1000 animals with clients, rescues, wildlife and foster animals  including dogs, cats, birds ( domestic and exotic ), rabbits, chinchillas and other small animals.
A huge part of Sandy's life was spent with her uncle Ted at his wildlife reserve, taking care of eagles, moose, rare cranes, deer, owls, baby musk ox and many other wonderful creatures. Over 15 years devoted to the humane Society learning very valuable skills. Sandy has been a part of ABTA for over 10 years working as a trainer and has been a mentor for upcoming trainers for years for ABC. 


At Wildsands, training skills are utalized to work with the dogs on a daily basis. Specializing in teaching all dogs how to properly and safely interact is key. Being engaged and respectful keeps a happy group of dogs. Games such as search, flyball, obedience cues, fun agility, obstacle courses, mazes, puzzles and more are used to ensure your furry friend will be both mentally and physically happy when they leave Wildsands!


Wildsands Pet Care offers your pet something very special. For your cats we have Large stress free personal rooms. Quiet and loving home environment. These themed rooms are equipped with extra large windows with views of the mountains. For our puppy guests we offer over 3000 sq ft of play space inside and outside. Splash in the pool, relax on a bench or play on some equipment.
You are invited to watch through the viewing room the happy pups and kitties.

Since the boarding dogs stay at my home this allows for a nice stress free vacation for your pet :)

Most important, your pet is loved like family. It is not only important to build a strong connection with the pets but with the people as well.


Completing Degree : Master of aggression course
A study in dog behavior including reactivity and fear

 
Certification:


* Kay Laurance - Shaping cue course

* John Rogerson: Advanced behavior counselling

* Walks & Wags:
Pet 1st Aid Certified. Pet 1st aid upgraded Sept 20 2016


* BAT training seminar with Grisha Stewart
 
* ABTA CDT. Sandy started training with Animal Behavior and Training Associate in 2003. Teaching Group puppy and Basic obedience. As well as Behavior problem solving clinics every week. Sandy Is proud to have worked with so many wonderful people and animals through the years.

* ABCCMT - Animal Behavior college Sandy is a Certified Mentor trainer with ABC College and is proud to be   a part of such a wonderful organization.

* CGC -  Canine Good Citizen Certified. Achieving
   CGC status for her own pets.

* CDG - Certified Dog Groomer. Sandy started grooming rescue animals over 10 years ago.

* Behavior course attendance. CAPPDT, IAABC. Multiple.

Diploma:
* An.Sc.  
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Upcoming Seminars attending:
Nicole wilde
Emily Larlham - Kikopup!

Current studies:
* Science based - Dog training with feeling 3 day seminar
* fun dog training to creating art with your dog
* Reliability and games 2 day dog training workshop
* Dr Ian Dunbars SERIUS (R) dog trainer academy 4 day workshop
* Dog training - stop barking - Easy dog training methods
* Crucial concepts in dog behavior and training

                                             

                 

     ABOUT US             


I started Wildsands Petcare because I've spent my whole life learning about a variety of pets and working with animals. It is my passion and "drive" to help in any way I can build strong bonds between people and pets. I have 4 dogs of my own and 3 cats. I have combined trained and fostered over 1000 animals with clients or rescue foster animals. These include dogs, cats, birds ( domestic and exotic ), rabbits, chinchillas, Sugar gliders and other small animals. I also spent a huge part of my life with my uncle at his wildlife reserve, I am forever grateful for his wisdom, guidance and love of all things.

At Wildsands, I use my training skills to work with the dogs on a daily basis. We play games such as search, flyball, obedience cues, fun agility, obstacle courses, mazes, puzzles and more! Your furry friend will be both mentally and physically happy when they leave Wildsands!


Most important, I love each one like family. It is not only important to build a strong connection with the pets but with the people as well.