Trish McMillan Webinars-Behavior Assessments for Shelter Dogs
Are you tasked with assessing behavior in your shelter dog population? Do you work with a rescue and want to know how to assess which dogs are safe to intake? Do you just want to figure out how to adopt the right dog for your family? This dive into all things shelter assessment will help you! Research tells us that you cannot get a true assessment of a dog in the shelter environment. In this webinar, you will learn about what modern behavior assessments ought to look like, based on the challenges and limitations of the shelter world.
Meet the instructor
Trish McMillanTrish McMillan holds a master of science degree in animal behavior and is a certified professional dog trainer. She worked for the ASPCA for nearly eight years, first as director of animal behavior at their NYC shelter, and then with the field team, helping assess and rehabilitate dogs from cruelty cases, dogfighting, and hoarding situations.
Trish owns McMillan Animal Behavior in North Carolina, where she lives in a tiny house on her farm, Pibble Hill. Trish currently shares her life with 25 animals of five species.
Trish’s professional work includes training and behavior modification work with dogs, cats, and horses. She speaks and consults nationally and internationally on animal sheltering issues, dog, cat, and horse behavior, dog aggression, and defensive handling. She also runs a popular online shelter dog behavior mentorship and other courses through the Shelter Behavior Hub, and is one of the founders of the behavioral euthanasia grief support group, “Losing Lulu.”