Balancing Act Adelaide is a dynamic urban planning consultancy who specialise in pet-friendly planning. We work with local and state governments, private developers, non-government agencies, and other consultants to create pet-friendly buildings, streets and communities. Fiona, the Principal of Balancing Act Adelaide is an urban planner and dog behavioural trainer. She has the skills to consider both dog and human needs and link dog behaviour with the design process.
We offer the following services:
Our consultancy is unique. We are different. We go beyond the human-centric approach and integrate the dogs’ perspective into our work. We are holistic. We understand the different areas associated with pet-friendly planning (open space planning, urban design, and dog behaviour). We are passionate. We care about what we do and believe in integrating planning, pets and responsible pet ownership. We listen. We take the time to listen and tailor our services to your individual needs. We are practical. We provided strategies and solutions that you can easily implement on the ground.
Fiona has been researching dog parks for over 5 years, and audited over 30 parks in South Australia and some interstate (including Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne). Fiona is the author of a publication ‘Unleashed: a guide to successful dog parks’ for the Dog and Cat Management Board of South Australia.
Dog Park Manners Sessions for park visitors. Sessions dedicated to keeping safe and having fun.
Fiona is a qualified dog behavioural trainer (Diploma, Canine Behaviour, Science and Technology) who is listed with the RSPCA as a Force Free Trainer.
Contact Fiona today on 0431 863 357 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your specific needs.