John Rogerson, founder and principal lecturer of the Northern Centre for Canine Behaviour is now widely acclaimed as the world’s leading dog trainer and behaviourist, having pioneered the majority of techniques that have now become standard practice in behaviour therapy and training. John is the author of no fewer than eight books, has produced two DVDs and has run courses on training and behaviour for:
- Guide Dogs for the Blind
- Central Scottish Police Dogs
- U.S. Air Force Dog Section
- Hearing Dogs for the Deaf
- Dog Aid
- Battersea Dogs and Cats Home
- The National Canine Defence League
- The Blue Cross
- The R.S.P.C.A.
- Illinois State University
- Southampton University
- Bombay Vet School
- Defense Animal Centre
- Cyprus Defence Animal Support Unit
- Dog AID (Assistance in Disability)
- Australian Central Territories D.T.C.
- Washington State Vet School
- Indian National Kennel Club
- Cuban ministry of the interior
- Miami Fire Department Search and Rescue Team
- The National Animal Welfare Trust
- The University of Pisa, Italy
- The Dogs Trust
John should need no introduction to anyone currently engaged in the study of canine behaviour and training as he is one of the most sought after speakers on the subject in the world today and in 2009 John was delighted when he was awarded his Kennel Club Accreditation at a ceremony at the Kennel Club in London.
John is a founder member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors, is the founder of Support Dogs and a founder member of the Kennel Club accreditation scheme for dog trainers and behaviourists.
As well as being an accomplished musician, cook and writer; John expertly handcrafts beautiful custom classical guitars and has been building and flying his own aircraft for many years.