The Association of INTO Dogs is an organisation for qualified dog trainers and behaviourists who use only force free, compassionate methods.

Amelia Welham, BSc (Hons) BVSc MRCVS is a veterinary surgeon. Amelia qualified from Pretoria University in South Africa, and previously worked in Johannesburg and London before moving to Somerset, UK.

Diana Ossana is an author and screenwriter who has written two novels and over thirty screenplays. Her screenplay of Brokeback Mountain, written in collaboration with Larry McMurtry, won the Academy Award for Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay), the Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay, the BAFTA for Best Film, and the Writers Guild of America Award. Diana is devoted to her 7 dogs, 5 of whom are rescue dogs. Diana and Larry have a blog on WordPress.


Bel Mooney is a renowned writer and columnist who has written for all the major newspapers and who writes a wonderfully wise weekly advice column for The Daily Mail. Bel’s numerous books include Small Dogs Can Save Your Life, now out in paperback as A Small Dog Saved My Life, and her series of Bonnie books is hugely popular with young readers.

Susaye Greene was the last member to join The Supremes, and has written songs with, and for, other musical luminaries such as Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson and Deniece Williams. Susaye is also a gifted artist.

Dr Paul Halpern is Professor of Physics and Mathematics at the University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, and is the author of 12 popular science books. His books and talks have made the most complex scientific theories accessible to lay-people.

The ISCP is honored to have the following patrons supporting the school.