Sheep­dog Self-Pro­tec­tion Inc deliv­ers train­ing in the fol­low­ing areas:

  • Ani­mal Con­trol; Roles and Expectations
  • Inves­tiga­tive Process­es and Techniques
  • Ani­mal Identification
  • Good Wel­fare and Ani­mal Humane Techniques
  • Com­pan­ion Ani­mal Behav­iour and Communication
  • Ani­mal Cap­ture and Transport
  • Offi­cer Safety


Train­ing is tai­lored to your needs! This course is offered in 1/2 day, full day, or 2 day format. 

About the Instruc­tor: Sarah Bull

Sarah has been a Bylaw and Ani­mal Con­trol Offi­cer for over 18 years in a large munic­i­pal­i­ty in Metro Van­cou­ver. She pos­sess­es over 25 years of knowl­edge, skills, and expe­ri­ences in ani­mal health, wel­fare, han­dling, care, and con­trol. Offi­cer safe­ty, pub­lic safe­ty, and ani­mal safe­ty are Sarah’s pri­or­i­ties. Sarah had led dan­ger­ous dog inves­ti­ga­tions that have pro­ceed­ed to Provin­cial Court and suc­cess­ful­ly result­ed in enhanced pub­lic safe­ty mea­sures in the com­mu­ni­ty. She has also pro­vid­ed expert opin­ion and con­sul­ta­tion with legal coun­sel for ani­mal con­trol relat­ed cas­es. Sarah and her fam­i­ly share their lives with 2 fab­u­lous felines, Mag­ic and Ahsoka. 

Why take this training?

I would rather learn a skill I will nev­er have to use than need a skill that I have nev­er learned”- A very smart man who will remain nameless.

Inter­est­ed in bring­ing this train­ing to your municipality?

Con­tact Kris at 250–516-9798 or via email at