Craig A Murray started his family based business over 25 years ago. It has grown today to a team of 14 trainers.
Craig gained education in the USA in Professional Dog Training, Police and Narcotic Dog Training, Mantrailling Bloodhounds, Search and Rescue and Cadaver Recovery dogs and Assistance and Therapy Dogs and training. Tracey completed a Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services, a live-in practicum at a Wolf Research Facility in the USA and has worked by Craig’s side for the past 23 years.
Together they have been contracted by Governments and large corporations to develop world first technology for sniffer dogs and Craig has worked as a specialist search dog handler for five states police departments. You may have seen his dog working on the Backpacker Murder Investigation. They currently train and maintain the Qld. Govt. Fire Ant Detection Dog Team from Brisbane and the Electric Ant Detection Dog Team from Cairns. They have also lectured at the Queensland University Veterinary Science School, and Craig is also hired as an expert Court Witness for dangerous dog court cases. Craig and Tracey teach accredited training Australia Wide to Councils on how to Identify and Respond to Animal Behaviour and also deliver other training courses for Industry. They have founded the Charity Empower Assistance Dogs which is the only organisation that is government certified to train all 3 types of service dogs – Guide, Hearing and Assistance dogs. With many of the specialist dog programs that Craig and Tracey design, they have also had to pass many of their dogs through Animal Ethics Committees.
With every client they service, they benefit from their vast experience and professionalism regardless of whether it is family pet training or developing new technology and education opportunities.