Trish is a nationally recognized dog behavior and training expert. Trish shares her home with a formerly stray German Shepherd, two Australian Shepherds, and a Bull Terrier/heeler/something mix.
Trish has extensively studied, taught and written about dogs. She has been at MHS for more than 19 years and established the Canine Behavior Academy. She is a Certiﬁed Pet Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA) and a Certiﬁed Dog Behavior Counselor (CDBC). In September 2004, Trish’s book Parenting Your Dog was published to wide acclaim. She is also the author of DogSense, a behavior and training manual for dog guardians.
Trish frequently teaches workshops and seminars on dog behavior, canine management, behavior assessment and handling dfficult dogs. She is also an instructor for the Ofﬁcer Training Academy at MHS and was a member of the panel that developed the Delta Society’s Professional Standards for Dog Trainers: Effective, Humane Principles. She has spoken at several national conferences, including Association of Pet Dog Trainers, Humane Society of the United States, American Humane Association, and Animal Care Conference.
Trish says she is “eternally fascinated by canine communication and human interactions with animals” and people and their animal companions are the better for it.