· Nationally recognized dog trainer. Creator of the award-winning "Drool School" DVD for kids and dogs. Recommended by the Parents' Choice Foundation.
· Multiple live TV appearances on NBC, CBS, ABC and WGN on news programs
in major markets, and taped feature-length shows for ABC and PBS.
Featured in Business Week Magazine, Chicago Tribune,
San Francisco Chronicle, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
and Vero Beach Magazine .
· Representing major pet products companies, writing script, consulting on editing,
and appearing on-air on The Balancing Act and Designing Spaces
television shows, both on The Lifetime network.
· Assisted shelter director at Chicago Animal Control with establishing volunteer
programs and coordinating with breed rescue groups.
· D.A.R.T. certified by the HSUS for animal rescue in disaster areas, working on the Gulf coast after Hurricane Katrina and fostering special needs dogs at her home to prepare them for adoption.
· CPDT and member APDT, and certified team member, Therapy Dogs Intl.