Martin Deeley, internationally recognized dog trainer, writer, and commentator inducted into the International Association of Canine Professionals Hall of Fame alongside Cesar Millan April 2011.
Martin has been training gundogs both spaniels and Labradors for 35 years. He has not only trained with the best but also trained the best. His dogs have won trials in Britain, and in America he has made up both Hunting retriever Champions and Master Hunters. He has run workshops throughout Europe, Great Britain and America assisting students of his approach to achieve Titles on both sides of the Atlantic. In 2004 he coached the first American retriever Team to compete in England at the International Working Test, where they took fourth place.
He has been a feature writer for leading American and European magazines, and is the only journalist ever granted a personal interview with Her Majesty the Queen of England.
Martin has written three top selling books Advanced Gundog Training, Working Gundogs, and Getting it Right with Gundogs. Commentated on over 80 European championship videos, and for 27 years provided the commentary at the International Gundog Competitions held at the Country landowners Association Game Fair. The largest Game Fair in the world.
Martin was presented with the Dog Writers Association of America Special Award for the Best Training Article of 2001. In 2007 Countryman's Weekly, a leading European dog magazine, selected Martin as Gundog Trainer of the Year, a highly esteemed award voted upon by readers and fans of his books and videos.
Martin wrote and hosted the series of web videos on puppy training for Eukanuba, which also went world wide.
Martin wrote the foreword to his friend Cesar Millan’s first book Cesar’s Way, and Cesar wrote the foreword to Martin’s 2009 revised Working Gundogs. In spring of 2008, he featured in the Mastering Leadership DVD Sit and Stay the Cesar Way and has acted as advisor and consultant on Cesar’s books plus writing content for Cesar’s Rules.
He has produced his own training DVD's: Pet Training through Retrieving; Basic Gundog Training - British style; and recently "E-Touch- the Modern Humane Approach to the use of the remove electronic Trainer".
Sought out regularly as a presenter and teacher for all aspects of dog training and behavior, Martin has his own school for dog trainers and dog owners, and will be on a traveling tour this summer of Holland, Switzerland, Hungary and the United Kingdom, teaching trainers.
Martin now not only trains and helps with gundogs but also is sought out as an expert in dealing with problem behavior in dogs. He is also recognized as a leading teacher in the use of the electronic collar as a humane and positive training aid.
Martin lives near Orlando, Florida and can be reached by:
Last Updated: Thursday, December 15, 2011