Tabitha & Richard
Tabitha & Richard Young founded the business back in 1991 with Dog Obedience & Behaviour training classes. Richard is the rock behind this relationship, working alongside Tabitha on weekends and evening, Richard’s background is in Sales & Marketing. Tabitha’s goals in mind, she wanted to create a one stop, dog shop to provide all services and needs for all client dogs. She also wanted to create a centre where people could send their furry friends for the day or for a holiday and be stress free. Dogs don’t need to be home – digging, barking or suffering separation anxiety, or overheating in our hot Queensland heat! Oz Wagtails Dog Daycare / Boarding / Grooming and Training centre was formed in 2006 as a company and has continuing to grow into our new Centre located at Darra.
Tabitha not just loves dogs, she is committed to all dog related activities. She is on the committee for Dogs Queensland as well as a registered Senior ANKC Obedience judge. She judges & competes with her own dogs in Dog Obedience competitions Australia wide. Tabitha’s passion for animal is impeccable. Being raised her whole life with dogs & horses. She currently owns 5 beautiful dogs. Ruby her rescued Belgium Shepherd Malinois who has obtained her CCD, CD, CDX, UD & UDX obedience titles as well as 4 dancing with dogs titles. Her stunning black & white Border Collie, Whip has also won many hearts over in the Dancing arena as well as achieved his CCD, CD, CDX, UD, UDX and Grant Obedience titles and is currently training in herding. Onyx, her German Shepherd has achieved many ANKC Obedience titles and competes in Working Dog Schutzhund. Her newest edition to the family is Jinx. She is another Belgium Shepherd Malinois competing in working dog trials. As well as Tabitha’s current dogs she has had many successful dogs in the past. Her Golden Retriever, Flame obtained many titles in Obedience, Agility & Dancing with Dogs – achieving her Australian Grand Champion Obedience title. Tabitha was contracted for 10 months working with the RAAF in their puppy development program. Tabitha’s involvement with Lone Pine where she was contracted to train Dingos. this is one of her highlights of her career, training all 4 of their Dingos in areas of walking on lead, social skills and basic obedience exercises. With lots of experience behind her, she is a very knowledgable and dedicated woman!