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John got started with dog training learning personal protection with Guard Dogs of Miami, under owner Vince Cooper in the 1980’s. Then he got into sport training and has trained in all 5 European sport disciplines: Schutzhound, KNPV, NVBK, French Ring and Mondio; and has been certified twice as a French ring decoy, once as a Mondio ring decoy, and has been a Schutzhund helper. In addition to this, John was the president of North America Ring Association (NARA), has opened 5 ring clubs, and is the training director of Independent Ringers North (IRN). John worked with Tony Guzman of Metro Dade K9, working with police k9s, and has also menteed under Michelle Valladon, Dany Maison, Stephen Vanderbeck and Christopher Malsert. He enjoys attending as many seminars as he can, and has traveled to Europe, Mexico and across the U.S. to further his education. For the past 7 years, John has been the trainer for Scooter’s Pals Rescue.