Stan is a fully Insured professional Dog Behaviourist and Obedience Trainer, who has owned and worked dogs for over 35 years, starting with gundogs then moving to the behavioural and obedience side of training companion dogs. He has a successful practice covering Greater London, Surrey, Middlesex, Berkshire, Kent, Sussex, Hampshire, Though is available to travel to any location in the UK if required.
Recommended by numerous Vets, Rescue Centre's, and Charities. As a Behaviourist and Obediende Trainer and is the original Doglistener. He writes articles and comments on behavioural issues and techniques for dog magazines including Our Dogs, Dogs Monthly, Shooting Times, Pet Talk and Pet Owner Magazine. He has acted as a behavioural expert for Disney, Sky, BBC, ITV, and LBC. and has appeared on television, radio and in national newspapers on numerous occasions. He is currently filming for a new right part series for Television which is due to be aired late autumn/early winter.
He is the Founder Member and current Chairman of PAACT
The Professional Association of Applied Canine Trainers which brings the disciplines of obedience training and behavioural counseling together under one banner.
He is also the designer and developer the amazing new training aid
Stan also acts as an expert witness in cases involving the DDA (Dangerous Dogs Act 1991. and lectures and gives practical demonstrations at national and international meetings and symposiums.
His vast bank of clients whose dogs he has treated include: King Abdullah, The King of Saudi Arabia. Lakshi Mittal the Steel magnate and richest man in in the UK. Lawrence Dallaglio (Rugby Player ) Marc Knopfer (Dire Straits) Sue Johnston (The Royle Family and Waking the Dead) Plus the CEOs (overall wordwide chief executives) of major companies such as The Mars Corporation.
His hobby other than his passion for dogs is photography. here to see a small selection of his work. Nearly every image on this website is taken by Stan.
Available for Talks, Seminars, and Presentations.
Stan has done many practical displays, seminars and store openings at International, national, and local events including shows, clubs, and major presentations.
He explains and demonstrates how to get the most from your dogs. covering all aspects of training, behaviour, communication, and body language, including how dogs learn and think.
He can give a full power point presentations if required, either for a whole day, half a day or just a slot at an outside show or a couple of hours talk at a club or store.
He also gives practical demonstrations of his remarkable ability to work with all dogs by taking them out of the audience. Despite the fact he has never handled or worked with those dogs before. He then stops them pulling on the lead jumping up and has them sitting calm and still whilst he walks away within seconds, something few trainers or behaviourists would ever be able to do or even attempt.
He is a member of the PETbc through PAACT.The Pet Education Training and Behaviour Council. Which is a British organisation that promotes high standards for canine and pet-related training associations, canine and feline behaviour course providers and similar interest groups in the UK. That represent the future for pet education in companion animal behaviour disciplines.
CAWC is The Companion Animal Welfare Council and Stan and PAACT has signed up to their code of practice.
I am proud to say I was involved in the recent discussions which was looking into existing training and behavioural legislation and educational requirements of trainers and behaviourists and the making of recommendations regarding amendments or additions to current qualificational requirements. CAWC chaired these meetings.
London Surrey Middlesex Berkshire Kent Sussex and Hampshire on one to one.But is prepared to travel further if required.