Trish McMillan

Trish holds a master of science degree in animal behavior, and is a certified professional dog trainer, certified dog behavior consultant and associate certified cat behavior consultant. She worked for the ASPCA for nearly 8 years, first as director of animal behavior at its New York City shelter, then helping assess and rehabilitate dogs from cruelty cases, dogfighting and hoarding situations, and researching, writing and presenting on animal behavior topics.

Trish owns Loehr Animal Behavior in North Carolina, where she lives in a tiny house on her farm, Pibble Hill. She is also vice president of behavior and training at Instinct Dog Behavior & Training.

Trish shares her life with two horses, two goats, three dogs, four chickens and two cats. Her 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.

Trish currently co-chairs the shelter behavior division of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants and runs their popular online shelter dog behavior mentorship.

Trish’s workshops

Instructor

Trish McMillan

Scheduled

TBD
Section 2: Teach Your Clients to Speak Dog
For this workshop, students will upload video of their own dogs playing, meeting others, and/or dogs interacting in a public setting (dog park or daycare). We will focus on identifying their play styles, troubleshooting introductions, and learning when to interrupt and when to let dogs communicate with one another.

Instructor

Trish McMillan

Scheduled

TBD

Instructor

Trish McMillan

Scheduled

2020
Section 2: Teach Your Clients to Speak Dog
When people ask me what they need to know to become a dog trainer, I tell them the most important thing is to learn to read canine body language accurately. This workshop goes over the basics of what our dogs are telling us, from nose to tail.

Instructor

Trish McMillan

Scheduled

2020