Andrew Perkins has been working professionally with dogs since 1991. A founding member of the Canadian Association of Professional Pet Dog Trainers, he served on its board of directors and as the publishing editor of FORUM, the association’s national newsletter, for 11 years, and now serves as “director at large.”

Andrew has written numerous articles on dogs, behaviour and training for several publications, including Dogs In Canada, Dogs & Kids, Pet Product News and Modern Woman. He was the series writer for Life Network’s hit TV show, Life With Pets, and has appeared as a guest expert on Life With Pets and Canada AM.

At Dealing With Dogs Andrew teaches puppy, adult beginner, intermediate, advanced and leash-walking classes.

Andrew lives in Mississauga with his wife and two daughters, and they all share their home with 3 dogs, Freckles the Catahoula Leopard Dog, Lucas the Chinese Crested Dog and Flynn the Golden Retriever.