Beth is a graduate of the Karen Pryor Academy, the premier positive-reinforcement dog training program in the United States. She is also a Certified Behavior Consultant Canine-Knowledge Assessed (CBCC-KA) and a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA), from the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers.
Beth is the former director of behavior and training for the Humane Rescue Alliance in Washington, DC. Previously, she was behavior specialist at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center. Before that, she worked as an animal trainer for the Montgomery County Humane Society.
Earlier in her career, Beth was a patient coordinator for renowned behavior veterinarian E. Kathryn Meyer, V.M.D., at the Veterinary Behavior Clinic in Gaithersburg, Md. Beth has also volunteered with the Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary, the Washington Animal Rescue League, and Your Dog’s Friend.
Beth shares her home near Bethesda, Md., with her husband and five rescue dogs.