Andrew is a professional dog handler and trainer with 25 years experience in both the public and private sectors.
He is a member of the British Institute of Professional Dog Trainers, Full member of CFBA and the Professional Association of Applied Canine Trainers.
Andrew has handled and trained both active and passive drug detection dogs for HM Customs and Excise. He has organised and maintained continuation-training programmes for HM Customs and Excise Dog Units. He has also appeared in national newspapers and on BBC daytime television demonstrating the use of Customs drug dogs and has given talks to various organisations throughout Scotland on the use of dogs in drug detection work. He has trained in Law and worked in various Customs dog units.
Andrew also works as a Canine Behaviour Practitioner consulting with problem dogs throughout the whole of Scotland. He provides one-to-one personal dog training for those owners who request it.
Andrew support is not only restricted to dogs and their owners, he is also heavily involved in training other prospective dog trainers of the future and runs dog aggression workshops with other behaviourists.
He is a chartered member of the Institute of Animal Care and Education and a member of the Police and Canine Services Association.