Professional Partnership

Patient Handling Training

Learn how to leverage food reinforcers and considerate handling to improve staff safety, patient compliance, and overall care satisfaction. Support may be provided through in-clinic handling labs or remote education customized to suit individual clinic needs.

Guest Lecturing

Previous topics include feline house-soiling, Feline Idiopathic Cystitis, the role of behavior modification in medical management, veterinary psychopharmaceutical troubleshooting, and the application of the Least Intrusive Minimally Aversive paradigm to feline behavioral intervention.

Expert Consulting

Strengthen your content with knowledge and clinical experience you can trust. Previous appearances include NPR's Cincinnati Edition,, Reader's Digest, and


One-on-one veterinary mentoring is available on a limited basis through Pawsibilities Vet Med. Behavior consulting support is available on a sliding scale dependent on the frequency and depth of case review requested.

Content Creation

Committed to Claws provides extensive resources for cat caretakers and professionals interested in reducing declaw rates. A broad range of client education pamphlets on this and other topics are available for review. Additional content creation includes guest blogs and articles.

Staff Development

Basic behavior services increase the production potential of even unlicensed staff members, while allowing doctors to doctor. Remote options provide increased flexibility to individuals needing specific work accommodations or even partial leave.

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  • Licensed veterinarian in California and Ohio
  • IAABC Certified Cat Behavior Consultant
  • Fear Free Elite Certification
  • Silver Certification in Low Stress Handling
  • Cat Friendly Veterinarian Certification
  • DEA Registered Practitioner
  • USDA Accreditation Category I

Full CV available upon request.

  • OVMA Animal Behavior Education Committee member (Ohio Veterinary Medical Association)
  • Member of AVSAB Speaker’s Bureau (American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior)
  • IAABC Ethics Team Member (International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants)
  • Peer Reviewer for IAABC Foundation Journal

Local or state Veterinary Medical Associations as well as¬†Student chapters of AVSAB may qualify for an annual stipend to offset honorarium costs. This may be applied to either in-person or online lectures. Please visit the AVSAB Speaker’s Bureau listing for more information.

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