K9 Connect is an indoor training and workshop location for pets.  Focusing on improving animal welfare and education, we provide the general public with a modern, science-based reinforcement training option. 

The principals of K9 Connect are experienced animal behaviourists.

  • Julija Kinghorn B.Sc(hons) from Southern Cross Animal Stars; and

  • Amanda Murcutt B.AnSci from Pawsitively Great Pets.  


We have over 30 years combined experience in the Dog Training Industry.  Together we draw a wealth of information and knowledge from all aspects of dog training and ownership.


In addition, we seek to educate the professionals within the field, as well as those working with animals, to offer a professional development platform to improve skills.

K9 Connect is the home of two very successful businesses - Pawsitively Great Pets and Southern Cross Animal Stars.  Both Amanda and Julija have over 30 years of combined training experience over a variety of different skills and opportunities.  

To find out more - please click the link to meet our trainers




Previous Experience

Developed Classes: 

  • Puppy Class

  • Beginners to Advanced Obedience

  • Trick Training 

  • Pre-Performance

  • Competition Obedience & Rally O 

Facilitated and Run:

  • Seminars and Workshops for a range of workplaces

  • Education Days 

  • Accredited Training Programs 

We are:

  • Active members of Dogs Victoria,

  • Compete in many disciplines including Obedience, Rally-O, Agility, Conformation Showing and Endurance.  

  • Julija is also an ANKC registered Agility and Jumping judge.

Why choose K9 Connect?



Our consultations and classes are designed in a practical manner, suited to your lifestyle and your family.



Our workshops and seminars are jam-packed full of information - we guarantee you will learn something new every time!



Our aim is that you will always have fun training your dog.  We want to strengthen the connection and communication with each other.

We would love to hear from you!  If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.  Otherwise please subscribe to our mailing list to keep up to date with our upcoming classes, workshops and seminars. 


0499 773 882

0407 554 200