This site has been designed to increase public awareness and appreciation of reptiles, snakebite prevention and awareness of snakes around residences.
We are passionate about reptiles and enjoy sharing our passion and knowledge by educating people about them. We provide information for reptile keepers on various facets of reptile husbandry and snake control.
As a part of this we have developed courses to help the general public learn more about caring for reptiles in captivity, how to live safely with our native wildlife and we also train people in catching venomous reptiles and relocating them.
Snakehandler is focused on education, we love working in schools, kindergartens as well as doing public events and promotional work, with staff that include qualified and experienced teachers, veterinary nurses and professional snake catchers we aim to help people better understand our wildlife so that our children and their children will experience all the wonders of this country.
Snakehandler travels extensively to share our knowledge and passion, running courses in Victoria & Queensland and now offering Industry courses to New South Wales, ACT, South Australia & the Northern Territory. It is important to note, that we are one of the very few companies running such courses to have Animal Ethics Committee Approvals and Scientific Research and Teaching Permits in all States that require it, this includes NSW, NT and QLD!
We have extensive experience in providing training for mines and other commercial companies, including pet stores and other industries. With Public Liability insurance and Professional Indemnity Insurance you can be assured we believe in our product and our services
The business is based in Kyneton we are available for snake removal across the region 24 hours a day 7 days a week, for times that we cannot assist or outside of this area, we suggest you call 136 186 where the Wildlife Department can provide a list of catchers in your local area.
For more information, click here to contact us.
We have expanded on our range of handling equipment, as well as included a few extra items, but now you can purchase online through our new online store! We only stock the equipment that we will use ourselves. Visit our shop page, and start shopping!
You can now follow us on Facebook. View our profile page.
Snakehandler also has a new Townsville Branch.
29 Apr 2016
In the last week we have had a flood of interest in our unique and highly sought after Venomous Snake Handling course being run on the 14th and 15th May. With a number that are confirmed, and almost twice as many with enrolment forms we may be encouraged to offer a second Townsville course for Early July!! Drop us a line if you are interested in this opportunity. Remember we are the ONLY course in Australia that is TAFE level and can give you a certificate of competency!