Sue has over 35 years of dog behavior experience, including as a dog control officer, kennel and animal care technician at various shelters, dog trainer, behavior counselor, instructor, temperament evaluator, boarding kennel owner, veterinary assistant, is a successful competitor in a variety of dog sports, and a teacher of dog trainers. For over a decade she ran her own shelter in upstate New York and has created national shelter programs to improve the lives of shelter dogs.
Sue has two main goals in life: to make the shelter dog world a better place and to make public dog parks safer and more fun for dogs who must use them. To do this, Sue travels and educates people on canine communication, body language and behavior.
Sue is the author of many books and DVDs, her most recent publication is Assessing Aggression
Thresholds published by Dogwise.com.
Sue is also an accomplished fiddle player, a rock and fossil hunter, loves a good cup of Earl Grey tea, and is a major Star Trek fan.