Nando has been working as a dog trainer and instructor for nearly 15 years. Best known for his accessible style, impressive YouTube tutorials, big personality and awe-inspiring ability to train the tricky dogs that many people claim are untrainable.
Having a commendable affiliation with media Nando has hosted his own international radio show, runs one of the most successful dog training YouTube channels with hit videos receiving more than 20 million views, a Facebook page with over 27,000 fans - a successful career in television having worked with Jo-Rosie on Rescue Dog to Super Dog and Teach My Pet for Channel 4 and ITV respectively, as well as a regular section on Marbella Now!
Nando is also a published authour. Originally known for trick training and founder of the In The Dog House trick dog titles, Nando‘s also made a significant contribution to the world of scent as the founder of the World Scent Dog Association. He has had a keen interest in protection sports and is currently training his dog for Mondioring competitions as well as aiming for his decoy certification.
Nando teaches thousands of new and experienced dog trainers across the world in all aspects of dog training but his passions lie in cultivating trainers who can think critically, understand the science thoroughly and apply it with common sense. Nando has been invited to run seminars and talk at various large conferences in South Africa, America, South America, New Zealand, Australia and throughout Europe.
With a reputation for sewing the geeky science of behaviour seamlessly with the practical knowhow and mechanics of good dog, Jo-Rosie has been working as a professional animal behaviourist for over a decade. After completing a degree in applied psychology and a post graduate in behaviour, worked for a large rescue organisation. After developing a particular interest in challenging dog, Jo moved into a private behaviour clinic and working mainly with section 1 and 3 dangerous dogs. She became an independent expert witness working for both prosecution and defence under the Crown Prosecution Service. Jo-Rosie went on to set up a Sussex based behaviour and training company which is still thriving. Over the last decade Jo has published three books (two about dog behaviour and training and one about cat behaviour and training).
Jo also enjoys a successful career in Television, co-presenting channel 4‘s Rescue Dogs to Super Dogs, ITV’s Teach My Pet and has just finished presenting a new show out on Channel 4 this year. She is represented by TV agent David Foster and has enjoyed a range of other TV opportunities. She also creates regular content for her thriving social media channels Facebook (31,000 fans), Instagram (2700 followers) and YouTube (8153 subscribers). Her passion for rescue dogs and in particular Pit Bull Terriers, has lead her to be one of the countries leading experts on the breed and as such she has been asked to lecture internationally on the breed as well as talk on mainstream national TV, international and local radio as well as write for international, national and local papers on the subject.
The last five years has seen Jo working running workshops and lecturing internationally as well as creating online courses for The School Of Canine Science.
Dean Nicholas is a dog trainer with less than three years formal experience yet in that time he has managed to propel himself into the forefront of the industry with his intense theoretical knowledge and a masterful eye for precision. After completing a Masters Degree in Business, specialising in leadership & motivation, and working for 16 years in the Technology Industry, Dean understands systems, processes and their effect on behaviour, giving dean a natural aptitude for clean training & thorough analysis.
Dean has worked behind the scene on a number of animal training TV show including the hit ITV TV show Teach My Pet To Do That.
Dean is a fully qualified FFTT Instructor, Super Dogs Instructor & Real Dog Yoga Instructor – as well as running his own pool of dog training clients in the Midlands, UK. Dean’s passion lies in training dog tricks, precision behaviours & voluntary vet behaviours as well as working towards competitive obedience with Sidney, his beloved Miniature American Shepherd.