Francis is a dog behavior consultant also known as the Dog Coach. His passion as a trainer is to help people and dogs have healthy relationships by understanding each other better.
Coach Francis has been training dogs for more than five (5) years. He is a member of two US based organizations, the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) and the Pet Professionals Guild, (PPG) the Association of Force Free Pet Professionals . As the only professional dog trainer in the Philippines of PPG, he constantly looks for ways to advocate Force Free training in the country which landed him to TV features and magazine interviews. Coach Francis is the preferred dog behavior consultant of the expat community, the Philippine Alaskan Malamute Association, and the Philippine Animal Rescue Team .
Before he became a professional dog trainer, he is an engineering graduate with an extensive experience as a corporate trainer and learning development specialist. This, together with his theater background provided him the skills to train dog owners, in small or large groups in a very simple, fun and effective way.
He shares what he has learned through speaking engagements, providing consulting services and by developing training modules and other resources.
Dog Coach Francis, an animal rights advocate and one of the few Dog Behavior Consultant in the country, strongly believes that “Your dog is a reflection of you”.