Val Bonney runs Bonnies Dog Obedience and Care Centre in Brisbane, Queensland. She is an Obedience Judge with the Queensland Canine Control Council, Vice President of the Dog Obedience Trainers Association, Queensland, and is Queensland Coordinator for the Pal Superdogs. Val has a certificate in Understanding the Canine/Human Interaction through the Canine Evaluators of Australia, Canberra, has conducted courses for instructors for a number of obedience clubs, and is now an honarary life member of the Obedience Club of Brisbane.
In 1996, Val attended an extensive training course in America, Augusta K9, and is recognised by local government as a trainer/assessor. Val also successfully trials her own dogs in the obedience world.